Re: Jaws version needed for Windows 7

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Hello:
Thanks for the explaination of this. I only have one comment. Isn't the
UAC supposed to protect you by showing you -what- is trying to change
your comp? If Jaws just locks up, "just hitting alt+y" is slightly
counter productive to the reasoning for UAC in the first place it seems.

On 9/13/2010 7:27 AM, Stephen W. Wise wrote:
> Hello,
>     As a general rule if you are launching an application (and I emphasize
> you)and UAC comes up-characterized by a sound (applies to Windows 7)-you
> would hit the key combination Alt+Y for yes...this also applies to when JAWS
> is being installed for the first time or if a new version is being
> installed; at least from my experiences, the JAWS installer will ask you to
> hit enter to reboot the system and continue installation (but not always)
> and after logging into your account UAC comes up.  Generally, this is not a
> problem if you only have one account on the system as the login screen
> usually will have your name highlighted if you didn't set a password at
> which point you would just hit enter. Otherwise, your name would be
> highlighted and you would hit enter and type your password and press
> enter.-just hit Alt+y for 'Yes' and the installation should continue.
> As far as a process beginning at the login screen and then re-initializing
> itself after logging into the account-that has to do with the security
> protections of Windows 7.  JAWS needs to run in an elevated rights mode in
> order for it to access the login screen and then reload itself into the
> users account at the privilege level of the user of the system.
> 
> HTH,
> Steve
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tyler
> Littlefield
> Sent: Monday, September 13, 2010 12:33 AM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Jaws version needed for Windows 7
> 
> Yes, jaws does tend to lock up on UAC. And for one reason or another, it
> starts some sort of new process on login, then restarts itself after you
> log on.
> On 9/12/2010 10:06 PM, Ken Perry wrote:
>> Never had any problems with that you might need to reinstall.
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>> Ken
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>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of E.J. Zufelt
>> Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2010 10:26 PM
>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: Jaws version needed for Windows 7
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>> Good evening,
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>> Can I confirm that even the newest build of JAWS 11 doesn't work with the
>> UAC dialog in Windows 7?  I have to use NVDA everytime I need to interact
>> with a UAC dialog.
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>> Thanks,
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>> Everett Zufelt
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>> http://zufelt.ca
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>> On 2010-09-12, at 10:08 PM, Ken Perry wrote:
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>> I think 10 is the first but I iwll warn you you won't like it if you don't
>> get the newest. 
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>> Ken
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>> From: programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ian D. Nichols
>> Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2010 9:40 PM
>> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Jaws version needed for Windows 7
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>> Hi Listers,
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>> I must replace my 5 year old computer, and the new one will have Windows
>> version 7.  What is the first version of JAWS that will support Windows 7?
>> I am licenced for JAWS 9, but not later.
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>> I have spent quite a while today searching the JAWS website for this
>> information, but without success.  It must be there somewhere, but I
> somehow
>> missed it.
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>> Any information would be very much appreciated.
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>> TIA.
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>> Ian
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>> Ian D. Nichols,
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>> toronto, Canada
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