Re: Running JAWS with Default Settings

  • From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 15:40:37 +0100

Well I was proven right; if you type either "jaws8.0" or "jaws 8.0"
(both without quotes), you'll get an error stating that Windows cannot
find either JAWS8.0 or simply JAWS.
On Thu, 03 May 2007 15:01:08 +0100, "Christopher Hallsworth"
<chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> Not being funny, but if you type JAWS 8.0 surely Windows would think
> you're looking for a file with the .0 extension that doesn't actually
> exist? FS has better fix that before people complain to them that
> they've given out incorrect or misleading instructions.
> On Thu, 3 May 2007 06:16:38 -0400, "Adrian Spratt"
> <A.Spratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> > Thank you for this suggestion, which worked.  FYI to anyone relying on
> > FS's 
> > email Tech Support, they tell you to type jaws8.0 at the command line,
> > but 
> > Christopher is correct in saying it should be jaws8.
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > 
> > 
> > > Assuming you're using JAWS 8.0, To run JAWS with default options:
> > > 1. On the start menu, press enter on "Run" or press r. The run dialogue
> > > box appears.
> > > 2. Type as shown: jaws8 /default and press enter.
> > > 3. JAWS will load with default settings.
> > > Hope that helps.
> > > On Tue, 1 May 2007 08:06:18 -0400, "Adrian Spratt"
> > > <A.Spratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> > 
> > A note on FS technical service.  On Sunday I wrote to detail the problems 
> > I'm experiencing and that several others on these lists have reported
> > with 
> > 8.0.2107.  This morning FS replied by asking me to unload JAWS and run
> > the 
> > default file.  This process proves to be futile.  According to MS, the 
> > default file is nowhere to be found in my system.
> > 
> > If anyone has any suggestions regarding this process, I'd be interested.
> > 
> > A.S. 
> > 
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