Re: What does "Unavailable imply about a program's status with JAWS

  • From: wogg le4 <woggle4@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 08:59:52 +0000

No I don't think that can be it. I often have several instances of 7
zip open and working away without any probs. I think there must
actually be a problem with the shortcuts in the start menu - the 7zip
subfolder must be empty.

On 2/9/11, Peter Holdstock <peterholdstock@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> In my experience it means it’s crashed or is so busy that it just doesn’t
> respond to commands. Sometimes if you just leave a programme for a few
> minutes it finishes and becomes available again, other times not. If it’s a
> zip programme is it doing it whilst it is working i.e. unzipping. If so just
> wait for it to finish.
> Peter
> From: Bill White
> Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 5:18 AM
> To: jfw mailing list
> Subject: What does "Unavailable imply about a program's status with JAWS
> A friend has 7zip installed on a computer. It works to zip and unzip files
> when accessed through the Applications key. But when we try to access it
> through the start menu and programs, JAWS says: 7zip submenu unavailable.
> The program isn't already open at the time. I know this can cause JAWS to
> say a program is unavailable.
> Does anyone here know what else can cause this behavior with JAWS, and how
> to correct it?
> Thank you.
> Bill White billwhite92701@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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