RE: How to Retrieve a Previous Update

  • From: "Lisle, Ted \(CHFS DMS\)" <Ted.Lisle@xxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 14:13:04 -0400

I wouldn't go as far as to say that.  Until fairly recently, I had both
7 and 7.1, in addition to the first build of 8.0 installed with no
problems.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Adrian Spratt
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 1:55 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: How to Retrieve a Previous Update


This is an assumption on my part, but I would think that installing an
older 
update over the latest would risk creating conflicts.  It's not like
going 
from version 7 to 8.  In fact, I have 6.2 and 8.0 running on my system.
I 
understand you can't have two updates within the same version number
running 
on the same system.

I'd be happy to be corrected.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


>I may be missing something, but could you not just run the installer
for
> 8.0.423 and follow the instructions? Why do we need to uninstall a
later
> update of JAWS 8 in order to install an earlier version? OK I've never
> done this before so am just curious. Thanks.
> On Tue, 1 May 2007 10:55:29 -0400, "Adrian Spratt"
> <A.Spratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>> Ted,
>>
>> Good thinking. It turns out I still have the .exe file for JAWS
8.0.423,
>> the
>> one I want. So for you or anyone else who can answer my follow-up
>> questions,
>> here they are.
>>
>> To be clear, I don't like JAWS 8.0.2107 and want to return to
8.0.423.
>> Would
>> I be creating problems for myself if I did the following:
>>
>> 1. To preserve my dictionary settings, copy and save my current
>> default.jdf
>> file.
>>
>> 2. Uninstall JAWS 8.0.2107.
>>
>> 3. Click on the 423 executable file and install that version.
>>
>> 4. Merge the settings from those I have in JAWS 6.2, which is still
on my
>> system.
>>
>> 5. Copy the default.jdf file I saved and set aside into the newly
>> reinstalled JAWS 8.0.423?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)" <Ted.Lisle@xxxxxx>
>>
>> Did you download the 423 as a complete program, rather than a patch?
If
>> so,
>> where did you put it? Reinstalling it should get you back to where
you
>> want
>> to be.
>>
>> Ted
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Adrian Spratt
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 9:06 AM
>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: How to Retrieve a Previous Update
>>
>> Thanks, Ted. Interesting. A search for that string came up with two
>> files,
>> neither of them 423, the one I'm looking for. One is the current
2107,
>> and
>> the other is entirely new to me, 1177.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)" <Ted.Lisle@xxxxxx>
>>
>> If you installed as an update, look for a file with the letters
"jpatch."
>> I
>> don't remember the whole thing, but do recall that.
>>
>> Ted
>>
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