RE: Problem Installing JfW 6.0

  • From: Chris Skarstad <toonhead5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 02:34:15 -0600

here's what I would do in this case. do a search on your computer for a 
file called
setup.exe
if you find it, rename it to something like setup.old or something similar, 
or just delete the thing all together. that way the cd will find the proper 
setup.exe instalation file for JAWS 6.


At 09:18 PM 3/6/2005, you wrote:
>That is an excellent thought.  I'll look into that.
>Thanks for a very good suggestion.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On =
>Behalf
>Of John Miller
>Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 10:10 PM
>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: Problem Installing JfW 6.0
>
>
>it's triggering another setup.exe file somewhere from a modem driver you =
>
>installed or upgraded, might be in the temp folder or somewhere else =
>where=20
>windows is looking before it comes to the CD, I've seen this before. =
>You'll=20
>have to find that file and rename or get rid of it. Might be in your =
>temp=20
>folder, might be just on the hard drive, could be in a folder you =
>download=20
>stuff to,  I have no clue with out actually looking at the computer but =
>I=20
>know once I downloaded a file once and the downloaded file name was by=20
>default, setup.exe and every time I tried to install a program from then =
>on=20
>it kept triggering that file, very annoying until finally I realized why =
>it=20
>was doing that and I renamed it and that stopped. I hope that helps, I'd =
>
>have to look at the computer to tell you exactly where it is but it's=20
>probably on the hard drive, probably in the drive itself not in any =
>folders=20
>though it could be in a folder, or could even be on your desktop.
>----- Original Message -----=20
>From: "Jerry Berrier" <jerry.berrier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 9:58 PM
>Subject: RE: Problem Installing JfW 6.0
>
>
>Thanks for your willingness to help, but there's nothing to paste.  It
>simply says "installing modem driver".  If I then hit Next, it asks me =
>=3D to
>restart the computer, and after restarting, there's no new JAWS, nothing
>new.  I read it using Narrator, and I didn't believe my ears, so I got =
>=3D my
>wife to look at the screen, and that's exactly what it said. Nothing =
>more
>than that.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On =3D =
>Behalf
>Of Chris Skarstad
>Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 9:14 PM
>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: RE: Problem Installing JfW 6.0
>
>
>hi
>Could you paste the exact message that is displayed on the screen so =3D
>that=3D20 one of us could possibly figure out what it's doing?  to be =
>honest
>what=3D20 you're saying doesn't make a whole lot of sense, since the =
>JAWS
>program=3D20 does not have any modem drivers. so if you can somehowget =
>the
>exact message to us here we could help you=3D20 sort this out.
>
>At 06:31 PM 3/6/2005, you wrote:
> >Yes, I checked that.  In fact I uninstalled the version I had been=20
> >=3D3D=3D20 using.
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On =
>=3D3D=20
> >=3D
>
> >Behalf Of david the wild-thing
> >Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 7:26 PM
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: Problem Installing JfW 6.0
> >
> >
> >Hi, you may wanna check in basics, and make sure, that, run jaws at =
>=3D3D=20
> >=3D
>
> >start up
> >
> >is not checked, with what ever version you don't want at start-up.
> >----- Original Message -----=3D3D20
> >From: "Ann Byrne" <annakb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 7:14 PM
> >Subject: Re: Problem Installing JfW 6.0
> >
> >
> >Nope, I haven't had that one.  But when I install JFW6 on my Dell=20
> >=3D3D=3D20 desktop, I get two running JFW's.  Yeah, for real.  I can =
>see=20
> >them in=3D20 the task =3D3D manager and with insert-10.  If I unload =
>one,=20
> >the other doesn't work well, but =3D
>=3D3D
> >they
> >would both like to be activated.  I have restored my computer from an=20
> >earlier time--when I had the quella version of JFW6, uninstalled =3D3D=20
> >everything Freedomscientific that I can find, run a registry cleaner,=20
> >scandisked, defragged, and tried again.  After the Windows XP start up=20
> >music, it =3D
>=3D3D
> >takes
> >four or five seconds for JFW5.10 to talk.  It takes more than thirty =
>=3D
>=3D3D
> >seconds
> >after the Windows XP sound for JFW6 to consider talking, and then it's=20
> >twins!
> >
> >Any way to get rid of the evil twin--whichever one he is--would =
>be=3D3D20=20
> >=3D
>
> >appreciated.
> >
> >
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