5.1 is what I'm using on an xp/sp2 machine, since that's all I can afford
for the moment. But, it works just great for me. WTH?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Bruce Toews" <DogRiver@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 00:19
Subject: Re: Stay away from JAWS 5.0 and 5.1.
You are being overly dramatic here. Yes you had a bad experience, but a couple of gazillion people have installed 5.0 and 5.1 with no ill effects.
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On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, James Dean wrote:
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Hi all. I found out something yesterday that I think all JAWS users should be aware of. If you are thinking of installing JAWS 5.0 or 5.1 on a Windows XP machine, don't do it! You'll need sighted assistance to fix it like I did. What happened is that Freedom scientific changed the way JAWS hooks to the screen. The only way you should try to install JAWS 5.0/5.1 is if you have at least version 6 of JAWS on your system, and do not remove the shared components. Even then, I wouldn't recommend it. In order to fix it, buy the way, you have to either do a system restore or boot the computer in to safe mode and remove the jhook file. Either way, you have to boot the PC up in to Safe mode because the computer can't display in normal mode. I don't know if this is true on all windows systems, but on my Windows XP Service Pack 2 machine it most certainly was!
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