Re: jfw 5.1 xp settings

            thought THIS WOULD BE HELPFUL.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Hebert" <roberthebert@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 5:12 PM
Subject: Re: jfw 5.1 xp settings


> Here is the info. The link can be found on the jfw lite page under helpful
> hints, I believe.
> For your convenience though, here is the actual document from Freedom
> Scientific's web site.
> Windows XP and JAWS
>
> This topic discusses settings changes we recommend you make when using
JAWS
> in Windows XP Home or Professional. You must be logged in with
> administrative rights to make several of these changes.
>
> Many of these settings are changed within Control Panel. To open Control
> Panel, press the WINDOWS KEY to open the Start Menu, move to Control
Panel,
> and press ENTER. Depending on your system settings, Control Panel either
opens
> in a separate window, or the Control Panel items open as a sub-menu.
>
> We recommend making changes in the following areas:
> • Display Properties
> • Folder Options
> • Start Menu
> • Windows Explorer
> • System Performance
>
> Display Properties
>
> 1. From the Control Panel, move to "Display" and press Enter.
> 2. From the themes combo box, select Windows XP.
> 3. In the List of backgrounds on the Desktop page, choose Bliss.
> 4. Set Position to "Stretch".
> 5. In the Screen Saver combo box on the Screen Saver page, press HOME to
> select none.
> 6. On the Appearance page, set Windows and Buttons to Windows classic
style.
> 7. Set Color Scheme to Windows Standard.
> 8. Set Font to normal.
> 9. Close the dialog.
>
> Note: After making these changes, the Display page Themes combo box says
> "Modified Theme".
>
> Folder Options
> 1. From the Control Panel, press ALT+T to go to the Tools menu
> 2. Press O for Folder Options.
> 3. From the Tasks radio button group, select Use Windows Classic folders
> 4. (Optional):
> A. On the View page, move to the Advanced Settings tree view.
> B. Clear the Hide Extensions For Known File Types check box.
> C. If you also use screen magnification software, clear the Show pop-up
> description for folder and desktop items check box. Pop up descriptions
> often hides
> the menu item just below any given menu item, making it impossible to
> visually see the next item in the menu list.
> D. Move to the Apply to All Folders button and press SPACEBAR.
> E. Answer Yes to the dialog that comes up to acknowledge this change.
> 5. Move to the OK button in the Folder Options dialog box and press
SPACEBAR
> to close this dialog box.
>
> Start Menu
> 1. From Control Panel, Move to Taskbar and Start menu and press ENTER.
> 2. From the Taskbar page, press ALT+G to move to and uncheck Group Similar
> Taskbar Buttons.
> 3. Press ALT+H to move to and uncheck the check box for Hide inactive
icons.
> 4. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the Start Menu page.
> 5. Select Classic start menu.
> 6. Press ENTER to close this dialog box.
>
> Windows Explorer
> 1. Press WINDOWS KEY+E to open Windows Explorer.
> 2. Press ALT+V to open the View menu.
> 3. Select "Arrange Icons by" and press ENTER to open the submenu.
> 4. Move to the menu item "Name" to arrange by Name, and Press ENTER to
> select this and close the menus.
> 5. Repeat steps 2 and 3, and move to the item "Show in Groups." If it is
> checked, press ENTER to uncheck it and close the menus.
> 6. Press ALT+T to open the Tools menu.
> 7. Press O to open the Folder Options Dialog.
> 8. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the View page.
> 9. Press SPACEBAR to activate the "Apply to all folders" button, and press
> SPACEBAR on the YES button to acknowledge this change.
> 10. Move to the OK button and press SPACEBAR to close this dialog box.
>
> System Performance
> 1. From the Control Panel, move to System and press ENTER to open the
System
> Properties Dialog.
> 2. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the Advanced page.
> 3. Press ALT+S to activate the Performance Settings button. The
Performance
> Options Dialog opens.
> 4. Clear the following check boxes:
> • Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing.
> • Slide open Combo Boxes.
> • Smooth-scroll List Boxes.
> • Use Visual Styles on Windows and Buttons.
> 5. Press ENTER to close the Performance Options dialog and return to the
> System Properties dialog box.
> 6. Press ENTER to activate the OK button and close the System Properties
> dialog box.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "phillip and scott" <twomenofmusic@xxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 1:42 PM
> Subject: jfw 5.1 xp settings
>
>
> > Hi folks, can someone give me a link to the information on the proper
settings
> > for jaws 5.1 to work properly with windows xp sp2?  Thanks in advance.
> > Phillip Tracy
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