Re: JAWS & new version of Windows

  • From: "Michael Babcock" <mouki@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 20:14:33 -0800

why does 64 bit windows moving from 32 bit? I mean, why is microsoft moving
to 64 bit? What is different?
----- Original Message -----
From: "3M Technology" <three_m@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 8:12 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS & new version of Windows


> hi,
>
> I don't read any documentations but I have a copy of Windows Wista beta
> release, I also have jaws 6.20 as well as jaws 7.0. I have try to install
> them into a system and try it. The result is, jaws doesn't work well with
> it. One major problem is jaws is not a 64 bit program. Windows Wista is a
> fully 64 bit operating system (OS) and will work well with 64 bit system
and
> 64 bit applications. I don't know where you get to read that
documentation,
> but one advice from me is, please don't move to Windows Wista yet if you
> don't have a compatible 64 bit machine. windows Wista is another
generation
> of windows family, is not like windows 2K and Windows XP both are running
on
> 32 bit system.
>
> When during one interviews at ACB radio, I still remember that the product
> manager of Freedom Scientific says, they will release another version of
> jaws for the up coming of Windows Wista.
>
>
> Regards,
> Allan Wong
>
> 3M TECHNOLOGY
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "JFW List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, December 31, 2005 10:46
> Subject: Re: JAWS & new version of Windows
>
>
> >I beg to differ, like I said I read an accessibility report that states
> >quite clearly that Vista *is* accessible with JAWS.  Did you obtain
> >official info from FS (or test Vista yourself) to post this conclusion?
> >Just curious.
> >
> > Grant
> >  ----- Original Message -----
> >  From: 3M Technology
> >  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 10:09 PM
> >  Subject: Re: JAWS & new version of Windows
> >
> >
> >  hi Vicki & friends,
> >
> >  jaws 7.0 is not accessable with windows wista. Freedom Scientific will
> >  release a new version for windows Wista maybe version 8.0 to support
it.
> >
> >
> >  Regards,
> >  Allan Wong
> >
> >  3M TECHNOLOGY
> >  Address: 162 Jalan Helang Jambul, Kepong Baru, 52100, Kuala Lumpur,
> >  Malaysia.
> >  Phone: +60-3-6280 4100
> >  Mobile: +60-16-202 0000
> >  E-mail/MSN Messenger: three_m@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Skype: allan_3m
> >  ----- Original Message -----
> >  From: "Vicki Wherry" <amethyst17@xxxxxxx>
> >  To: "JFW List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >  Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 14:02
> >  Subject: JAWS & new version of Windows
> >
> >
> >  > Has anyone heard how JAWS will potentially work with the new version
of
> >  > Windows coming out next year?
> >  >
> >  > Vicki
> >  >
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