Re: Volume Controll

Did I understand you correctly when you wrote in your message:
"Microsoft is trying to help us again."

My only comment is: "that'll be the day!"

Sincerely:

Dave Durber

On Wed, 17 Aug 2005 09:05:10 -0700, you wrote:

>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
>e-mail: jessesgirl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>
>  ----- 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
>
>  D. S. Leslie, née C. R. Guttman
>  Email: DSLeslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Skype: dsleslie
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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, née C. R. Guttman
>  >    Email: DSLeslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  >    Skype: dsleslie
>  >    Web: ÞE OL' PHILOSOPHIE SHOPPE
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>  >    http://members.cox.net/dsleslie2/
>  >      ----- 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 ?Place volume icon in the task bar?, 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, née C. R. Guttman
>  >            Email: DSLeslie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  >            Skype: dsleslie
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>  >            http://members.cox.net/dsleslie2/
>  >
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