RE: jaws 11 and net books

  • From: carlos g <dal747@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:32:17 -0400

Hi is the asus a net book?

> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 08:14:38 -0500
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> From: annakb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: jaws 11 and net books
> If the keyboard is a problem, you can pick up a USB keyboard for less 
> than 20 bucks, and run with that. We do have an Asus, by the 
> way. The salesman at Freys said "consumer's Report" had rated it 
> very favorably. and we do like it.
> At 08:08 AM 3/23/2011, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >well a laptop would be good but i don't have the 500 plus dolars to 
> >invest in one,
> >and about the $300.00 range its at the botom of what laptops start at.
> >.
> >I use to have a laptop but it broke so I am out looking again.
> >i like net boooks because they are small but now I'm finding things 
> >i don't like like not having certain keys.
> >Thanks
> >Carlos
> >
> >
> >----------
> >From: ka5eta@xxxxxxxxxx
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: jaws 11 and net books
> >Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 21:47:06 -0500
> >
> > do not own a netbook but a friend let me play with hers to get use 
> > to Windows 7. Like another person said a laptop would be better I 
> > think. I would go with the full keyboard and make sure there is a 
> > number pad as well. The netbook that I played with was a HP and it 
> > only had 1 ge of memory. You could all most take a map while a 
> > program was loading.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: carlos g
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:25 PM
> >Subject: RE: jaws 11 and net books
> >
> >Hi Bob,
> >thanks for the info.
> >The problem is when you try to make to many key combinations with 
> >jaws it doesn't work.
> >I gather you have a net book.
> >does it have a home page up and page down and end key what about the 
> >insert key do you have to press the function key for the insert to work.
> >on another note do you know about d-star or have used it.
> >I see you have a ham radio call sign.
> >Thanks and 73
> >Carlos
> >
> >
> >----------
> >From: ka5eta@xxxxxxxxxx
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: jaws 11 and net books
> >Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 21:16:08 -0500
> >
> > On a netbook you have to use the function key and arrow key and 
> > some other combination get the page up, page down, and others like 
> > that. Also you will have to set jaws to a laptop keyboard. It is 
> > a learning curve.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: carlos g
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 6:39 PM
> >Subject: jaws 11 and net books
> >
> >Hi list,
> >My name is Carlos I am new to the list.
> >I use to post once in a while years ago.
> >Well I just bought a net book.
> >my sighted friend hlped me buy it.
> >Its an hp net book from best buy.
> >Since I never had a net book i did not know what to look for.
> >The first thing was that when the computer was turnd on it did not 
> >go in to windows right away instead showing some hp media thing.
> >I prbably could not hae figuered ou what was going on if not for my 
> >sighted friend setting it up.o
> >then i found the insert but worked as a print screen first and as an 
> >insert only in conjction of pressing the function ke.
> >Thats not good with jaws.
> >Now i just have fond out it doesn
> >have a home page up page down or end key.
> >I took it to best buy and they are goig to let me exchange it for 
> >another on i have had it for mor thann a month so they are making an 
> >exception to there rulesbecause the naure of the situation.
> >if any one has had prolems with net books like this or has any 
> >suggestions on specific brands like please let me know.Its a nice 
> >netbook but i don't think i could get uso not having a home key or 
> >page upor page dow or end.
> >thanks for any help.
> >The sales person in best buy suggested toshiba net books but i don't know.
> >Thaks
> >Carlos
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