Re: desk top icons

I just pressed the window key and arrowed down.  No, Jaws is not there.
However, jaws is programmed to begin at start up and is in my programs file.
Isn't this strange?  Thanks, Judi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Debbie Scales" <debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: desk top icons


> No Judi, it's not your fault, smile. Often times when someone helps set up
a
> computer they go ahead and place Jaws on the start menu without really
> explaining what it is they did.
> So windows key plus the letter J does work to start Jaws.
> Now do you still have jaws on your start menu?  Because if you do we can
> just change the target path to point to jaws 7.0 and not 5.0 anymore.
> Debbie
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judith Bron" <jbron@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 11:02 AM
> Subject: Re: desk top icons
>
>
> I guess its so frustrating that I'm grasping at straws.  It must have been
> ages ago when someone taught me that if I wanted to invoke the jaws hot
key
> I should press the windows key and then the letter J.  Like I said, I was
> grasping at straws.  Judi
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Debbie Scales" <debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 10:32 AM
> Subject: Re: desk top icons
>
>
> > Judi, why would you press the windows key first?
> > When you assign a shortcut keystroke such as control shift J, the
> keystroke
> > works from anywhere.  You don't have to go the the start menu first.
> > Just try pressing your keystroke.
> > Debbie
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Judith Bron" <jbron@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 11:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: desk top icons
> >
> >
> > Debbie, I just tried downloading this program but the installation
wizard
> > couldn't complete the installation.  You hit it on the head, I'm
hopefully
> > upgrading soon.  Also, you are right.  I am working on windows 98 and
the
> > icon is on the desktop.  The one question I have is this.  If jaws
doesn't
> > come up at some point should I press the windows key and then the
> keystroke?
> > I assigned control plus shift plus j.  Thanks, Judi
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Debbie Scales" <debbie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 10:36 PM
> > Subject: Re: desk top icons
> >
> >
> > > No Judi told me that she does have a jaws 7.0 icon on her desktop.  As
> she
> > > said in her message, I put a shortcut into the desk top (icon).
> > > But it's not working.  I believe that she may have that shortcut
> assigned
> > to
> > > something else or another version of Jaws.
> > > I would get hot key detective from the programs page at JFWLite and
run
> > it.
> > > it will show you all the shortcut keys you have assigned on your
system.
> > It
> > > only reliably works with windows 98 though, but I think that is the
> > machine
> > > Judi is talking about as she is still in the process of upgrading to
XP.
> > > Debbie
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Patricia" <bcsarah.fan@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 10:14 PM
> > > Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > > right. I gave her other ways of loading JAWS, but should have
mentioned
> > > another way of finding the shortcut.
> > >
> > >   ----- Original Message -----
> > >   From: info.rczenterprise@xxxxxxxxx
> > >   To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >   Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 9:11 AM
> > >   Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >   Patricia, inthis case, she cannot find Jaws 7.0 in her Desktop.
> > >
> > >   Regards,
> > >
> > >   Roden
> > >     ----- Original Message -----
> > >     From: Patricia
> > >     To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >     Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 9:24 AM
> > >     Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >     I would suggest going to the desktop icon, or whichever shortcut
you
> > > used to attach the keystroke (which is also located in program files)
do
> > an
> > > alt-enter on the shortcut, and delete the key that is assigned, or try
> > > assigning another one for the time being and then quit JAWS and see if
> > that
> > > works. it's happened to me once or twice and tha'ts solved my problem.
> or,
> > > if worse comes to worse, which isn't even all that bad, you could do a
> > > repair on JAWS. in the cases that I've done a repair I haven't lost
any
> of
> > > my previously defined settings, and the problem had usually be fixed.
> what
> > > it should do in theory is take away the shortcut key and allow you to
do
> > it
> > > over again. also, if this doesn't work, maybe make it so that JAWS is
> the
> > > only J icon on your desktop, so all you would have to do is windows
key
> m,
> > > and then j, and then enter. or if JAWS is the only j in your programs
> menu
> > > you could do start menu, j for jaws 7.0, j for the actual application,
> and
> > > then enter. there are many ways of loading JAWS besides using a
shorcut
> > key,
> > > but I hope the shortcut key does work for you.
> > >
> > >     these are my meager suggestions.
> > >
> > >     Patricia
> > >
> > >       ----- Original Message -----
> > >       From: Judith Bron
> > >       To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >       Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 8:40 AM
> > >       Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >       Rodin, My version is Jaws 7.  Yesterday I put a shortcut into
the
> > desk
> > > top but the problem is it doesn't work.  Oftentimes, when I boot up or
> my
> > > husband dumps jaws so he can work on the machine, this shortcut which
I
> > > assigned as control shift  j, doesn't work when I hit it.  Any
> suggestions
> > > as to how I can get jaws back with this shortcut?  Thanks, Judith
> > >         ----- Original Message -----
> > >         From: info.rczenterprise@xxxxxxxxx
> > >         To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >         Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 1:55 AM
> > >         Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >         Judith@, I've saw your posted very long time.  May I know what
> > > version of Jaws you want to create a short cut key?  May I know also
if
> > the
> > > version of Jaws you are trying to create a short cut is in your
desktop?
> > >
> > >         Regards,
> > >
> > >         Roden
> > >
> > >
> > >           ----- Original Message -----
> > >           From: Judith Bron
> > >           To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >           Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 6:24 AM
> > >           Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >           I quickly went into the programs file and according to that
I
> > only
> > > have jaws 7.0 running on the computer.  Judith
> > >             ----- Original Message -----
> > >             From: Dave Hutchins
> > >             To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >             Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 1:19 AM
> > >             Subject: Re: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >             Hi Judith,
> > >             You could do that, then go into your control panel and
make
> > sure
> > > you only have one version of jaws.  Dave
> > >               ----- Original Message -----
> > >               From: Judith Bron
> > >               To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >               Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 4:40 PM
> > >               Subject: desk top icons
> > >
> > >
> > >               I have two jaws icons on my desk top.  One is simply
> "jaws"
> > > and the other is jaws 7.0.  Since both icons have the shortcut or
hotkey
> > > combination of control/alt/j should I delete the one that is simply
> > "jaws"?
> > > Thanks, Judith
> > >
> > >
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