Re: completely uninstalling jaws

Hi Bruce,

I think you're right, and with the complexity of modern software, I think
you could say the same about pretty much all software packages about at the
moment.

Will Pearson

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Toews" <coke_drinker@xxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2004 2:54 AM
Subject: Re: completely uninstalling jaws


> I believe that what everyone's trying to tell you without having to admit
> it is that we really don't know how to completely uninstall JAWS.
>
> Bruce
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> On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, John Miller wrote:
>
> > I agree, when I sell or give away computers, I always format the hard
drive
> > first. In fact, I have one for sale now and it's all freshly set,
nothing
> > but windows on it right now.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Cy" <cselfridge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 8:39 PM
> > Subject: RE: completely uninstalling jaws
> >
> >
> >> Wil,
> >> I would have to agree with this assessment. Unless you have taken the
> >> time and trouble to run a piece of software which goes all through your
> >> hard drive and writes high values and then makes a second pass writing
> >> low values to all supposidly unused areas of the drive several brands
of
> >> software can "recover" the "accidently" deleted items from your drive.
> >> I would format the drive and then install whatever software you wanted
> >> the new person to have.
> >> Cy, the Ancient One...
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >> Behalf Of Wil James
> >> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 7:07 PM
> >> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: RE: completely uninstalling jaws
> >>
> >>
> >> If the system is being given away to a friend, school, church, or
> >> whoever is not under your roof, reformatting is the best solution.
There
> >> is software out there that can uncover supposedly deleted files you've
> >> deleted.
> >>
> >>
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> >> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >> Behalf Of Bruce Toews
> >> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 5:52 PM
> >> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: completely uninstalling jaws
> >>
> >> Well, the most foolproof way would be to reformat. I'm not trying to
> >> sound cute, but if totality is what you're after that just might be
your
> >> best bet.
> >>
> >> Bruce
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> >> On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, chevelle wrote:
> >>
> >>> I know. That's why I wrote to the list. How does one go about
> >>> completely removing all references to jaww from the hard drive.
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 6:44 AM
> >>> Subject: Re: completely uninstalling jaws
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Uninstallation of jaws does not remove the freedom scientific keys
> >>>> from the registry and depending on what os you are running, it may
> >>>> not remove the video hooks.  Uninstalling jaws, does also not remove
> >>>> authorization.
> >>>>
> >>>> Johnnie Apple Seed
> >>>>
> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>> From: "chevelle" <chevelle33@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>> Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 11:08 PM
> >>>> Subject: completely uninstalling jaws
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi, after you uninstall jaws from the add/remove or from the tools
> >>>> options of jaws. I think someone on this list said to completely
> >>>> remove Jaws you have to remove something from the registery. Is that
> >>>> right? If so what do you remove from the registery to completely
> >>>> remove jaws from the hard drive.
> >>>> Thanks.
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