Re: Volume Controll

Ok folks. Ran into the same problem. Windows XP has a setting for hiding those 
icons not used for a while that are in the systray. Given all that everyone has 
explained, I think this is the problem. Now, this is what we need to turn off.  
Microsoft is trying to help us again.

Debbie & Jessie
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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Ricque 
  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 6:54 PM
  Subject: Re: Volume Controll


  Hi Dana,
  I don't think it is a problem with Jaws necessarily.
  There may be a valid reason for it, or just one of those quirky things about
  computers.
  I would just let it go for now, and place a shortcut for it where you
  wantit.
  As long as you can access the volume control, it really doesn't matter how.
  HTH,
  Ricque
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Dana S. Leslie" <dsleslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:15 AM
  Subject: Re: Volume Controll


  I think that is probably the best solution, and what I will probably fall
  back on as a final solution. But I sill wish I could figure out why the icon
  in the system tray just isn't being pick up by JAWS. Does this indicate
  something wrong with JAWS, or my configuration, or should I just forget
  about it; I guess that's what bothering me most.

  Blessed Be,

  Dana

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  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Ricque" <ricque@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 11:01 AM
  Subject: Re: Volume Controll


  > Hi Dana,
  > How about placing a shortcut on your desktop, or start menu,
  > whichever you prefer to work from?
  > Ricque
  > ----- Original Message ----- 
  > From: "Dana S. Leslie" <dsleslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  > Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 7:30 AM
  > Subject: Re: Volume Controll
  >
  >
  > Adam,
  >
  > Good idea. Unfortunately, it didn't work, either.
  >
  > Dana
  >  ----- Original Message ----- 
  >  From: Adam
  >  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  >  Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 10:00 PM
  >  Subject: Re: Volume Controll
  >
  >
  >  Hi Dana,
  >
  >  Although some audio programs have the bad habit of tinkering with the
  > sound system, indeed muting it without any warning, I don't think Jaws has
  > anything to do with the speaker icon not shown in the System Tray.
  >
  >  Here is another thing you may want to try: The speaker icon can be set to
  > either Always show, Always hide, or Hide when inactive. Please go to your
  > task bar properties, select customize notifications, arrow down to volume
  > and set it for Always show.  Apply and OK. Hope this will fix the problem.
  >
  >  Good luck!
  >
  >  Adam
  >
  >
  >  Dana S. Leslie wrote:
  >    Adam,
  >
  >    As I indicated in my original message, I've done all of that, and done
  > it several times. If it had had the expected effect, I wouldn't have
  > posted here, asking if anyone knows why it hasn't. And, as Ryand indicated
  > in his post, at least one other person running XP Home seems to have had
  > the same problem appear only after installing the new JAWS 6.20. So, to
  > repeat my original question, does anyone here know what is going on with,
  > apparently, the interaction between XP Home, JAWS 6.20, and the volume
  > Control icon, that is preventing the latter from appearing in the system
  > tray, or being read by JAWS 6.20, if, in fact, it is there but is not
  > being seen by JAWS?
  >
  >    Blessed Be,
  >
  >    Dana
  >
  >    D. S. Leslie, nÃe C. R. Guttman
  >    Email: DSLeslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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  >      ----- Original Message ----- 
  >      From: Adam
  >      To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  >      Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 7:05 PM
  >      Subject: Re: Volume Control
  >
  >
  >      Hi Dana,
  >
  >      Try the following:
  >
  >      Open your Control Panel,
  >
  >      Locate Sound and Audio Devices and open it,
  >
  >      Tab to the check box âPlace volume icon in the task barâ, and press
  > the space bar to check it.
  >
  >      Apply using Alt + a, and hit Enter for OK.
  >
  >      Close the Control Panel. Normally, the volume icon should appear in
  > your System Tray. Please let us know if detailed navigation is needed.
  >
  >      Good luck!
  >
  >      Adam
  >
  >
  >
  >      Dana S. Leslie wrote:
  >        Well, it's good to know it's not something *I've* done wrong. But,
  > does anyone else know anything about how to correct this.
  >
  >        Dana
  >        ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ryan west"
  > <ryanwest47@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  >        To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  >        Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 4:04 PM
  >        Subject: Re: Volume Control
  >
  >
  >
  >          Hello,
  >
  >          Not sure what the problem is, however I am experiencing the same
  > thing.  I am running windows xp home and jfw 6.2.  This problem just
  > started.
  >          Ryan West
  >
  >          Email:  ryanwest47@xxxxxxxxxxx
  >
  >          Msn messenger, and Skype sign in:  ryanwest47
  >
  >          Each day after your born is one day closer to your death so make
  > every day a special one!
  >          ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dana S. Leslie"
  > <dsleslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  >          To: "JFWList" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  >          Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 11:32 AM
  >          Subject: Volume Controll
  >
  >
  >
  >            On the Volume tab of the Sounds and Audio Devices dialogue of
  > Control Panel, I have the check box checked to show the Volume Control
  > icon in the system tray. But it does NOT appear in the system tray, even
  > after I reboot. Does anyone know what might be going on here -- whether
  > this is a Windows XP issues, a JAWS 6.20 issues, or what?
  >
  >            Thanks.
  >
  >            Blessed Be,
  >
  >            Dana
  >
  >            D. S. Leslie, nÃe C. R. Guttman
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