Re: Does JJaws10 change the windows vista appearance

  • From: Ann Tate <tate886@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 18:10:42 -0400

Hi,

It worked, and he can now play his DVDs again.

Thanks for the suggestions, folks. Now one more question. How can I
re-install Jaws10 on his machine again without once more messing up his DVD
playback functions?

Thanks for the help.

~Ann


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 5:39 PM, Lorne Webber <Lorne.Webber@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

>  Hi Ann:
>
>
>
>    Here’s a possibility. I’ve noticed a time or 2 in vista where windows
> media player pops up a similar message when I’m trying to play a DVD, and
> I’m pretty sure it’s related to vista’s draconian (and might I add,
> worthless) anti-piracy measures.
>
>
>
> I won’t get into the background of this, however there’s a possibility that
> when you removed jaws, the jaws video intercept might not have been
> uninstalled.
>
> One way to check this, is to go into device manager (ctrl panel, system),
> and look under the display adapters. If you see Freedom Scientific Mirror
> Display driver in there, then try removing it via ctrl panel \ programs and
> settings. (if it’s listed in device manager, then it should be in your list
> of installed programs under Programs and settings, and vice versa).
>
>
>
> Let us know how it goes.
>
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> *From:* jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Ann Tate
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:16 PM
> *To:* jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> *Subject:* Does JJaws10 change the windows vista appearance
>
>
>
> Hi folks,
>
>
> We are having a problem with my nephews two month old Toshiba Satellite
> Windows Vista laptop. Since I installed Jaws 10 on it yesterday so I could
> borrow it for a time and not have to put up with using narrator, he can no
> longer playd DVD movies. The message:
>
> Playback in desktop environment is not supported
>
> always pops up and the DVD won't play. could J10 have done something to the
> windows display or appearance scheme that might cause this problem? And, if
> so, how can it be fixed? I uninstalled Jaws,  but the error message is still
> there.
>
> The drive works fine. He is able to burn CDS, se the DVD contents listed in
> Explorer and so forth. I can even play the DVD audio using DVD Audio
> Extractor, so I'm almost possitive it isn't a bad DVD rom drive. It isn't a
> bad DVD disk either as we have tried various different DVDs, but with the
> same results.
>
> Thanks for any advice.
>
> ~Ann
>

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