Re: windows xp media edition do not install or use:

No one has done anything wrong in discussing this thread, but I suggest
that before we talk about it too much, we see if we can get the official
word from FS on JAWS and this version of Windows. I have asked for this,
and if I receive it I will pass along what I can.

Bruce

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On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, Darrell Shandrow wrote:

> Hi Angelo,
>
> That sounds encouraging, but I read in PC World where some PC manufacturers
> automatically include it on new computers.  What happens then?  :-)
>
> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Angelo Sonnesso" <asonnesso@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 9:30 AM
> Subject: Re: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
>
>
> > I wouldn't worry about it, all of my sighted tech friends refuse to use
> > media addition.
> > They say it is better to add third party apps which are more robust, and
> > much more reliable.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 9:20 AM
> > Subject: Re: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> >
> >
> > > Hi David and all,
> > >
> > > If a screen reader categorically doesn't work on a particular edition of
> > > Windows XP, then this is certainly not good.  What happens if a blind
> > person
> > > wants to take advantage of the home theater and other enhancements to
> the
> > > Media Center?  Even more importantly, what if a blind person is a
> > consultant
> > > who needs to be able to troubleshoot such a system?  I hope we are able
> to
> > > find out, exactly, what the pitfalls are when trying to use JAWS with
> > Media
> > > Center Edition, and whether or not there are any work-arounds.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
> > > Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
> > > A+, CCNA, Network+!
> > > Check out high quality telecommunications services at
> http://ld.net/?nu7i
> > > All the best to coalition forces carrying out Operation Iraqi Freedom!
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 7:16 AM
> > > Subject: Re: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > >
> > >
> > > > I'll reveal more when I get more.
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Jason Boston" <jwb3301@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 12:45 AM
> > > > Subject: RE: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > You have not been given any details from whom? What's your source?
> > > Enquiring
> > > > minds want to know!
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Jason
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > > > Behalf Of David Poehlman
> > > > Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 11:26 PM
> > > > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: Re: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I have not been given any details.
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Zuhair Mah'd" <zuhairmahd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 3:27 PM
> > > > Subject: RE: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Also, in what ways does it not work?  Does it not speak or does it
> speak
> > > > unreliably?
> > > > Reg
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On =
> > > > Behalf
> > > > Of Pickrell, Rebecca M.
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 12:52 PM
> > > > To: 'jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> > > > Subject: RE: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > How do you know? I've never heard of Media Edition. What exactly is
> it?
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: David Poehlman [mailto:poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 2:42 PM
> > > > To: jfw users email list
> > > > Subject: windows xp media edition do not install or use:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > If you get a new computer or decide to go to a new os, stay away from
> > > > windows xp media edition.  It is not usable with jaws.
> > > >
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