Re: jaws 11 and net books

  • From: "Dan Beaver" <dbeaver888@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:34:18 -0400

Carlos,

NVDA is another screen reader.  However, it is a free screen reader.  go to 
NVDA-project.org for details since this is a Jaws list.

From: carlos g 
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:22 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Subject: RE: jaws 11 and net books

Hi,
thats interesting about the fn key plus the arow keys.
I had thought of that but yesterday when i took my net book to best buy the 
geek squade person had no clue.
its interesting what you said about nvda,
i've never heard of it is it like jaws.
Thanks
Carlos
 
> From: dbeaver888@xxxxxxxxx
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: jaws 11 and net books
> Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:51:54 -0400
> 
> Hi Carlos,
> 
> I recently purchased an Asus 1015 EEE PC netbook. I also bumped the ram to 
> 2 gb so I wouldn't have any slowness issues due to insufficient ram. It is 
> running Windows 7 which took me a little to get used to but it wasn't bad.
> 
> I have found that the netbook uses several fn key combos to perform some key 
> functions. Page-up is fn+cursor-up, page-down is fn+cursor-down, home is 
> fn+cursor-left and end is fn+cursor-right. I hope these keys help. I do not 
> know if they will be exactly the same on your system. However, you could 
> use the keyboard help to findout.
> 
> Also, I have found that using Jaws 10 some keys are not recognized by Jaws 
> on the netbook. I have not found anyone who can tell me how to remedy this 
> issue.
> 
> I use NVDA for the most part on my netbook. It recognizes all keystrokes.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Ann byrne
> Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 9:10 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: jaws 11 and net books
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I love my netbook! It starts up a little slowly, kind of the way I
> wake up sometimes, but works very nicely for what I want a computer
> to do. I don't do games, so it doesn't have a lot of stress on
> it. It's an HP, 1.6 ghz, 1 gb of ram, windows xP, and it's great. I
> have JAWS 11 and Office 2000, which I loaded from the d-drive of
> another computer through our network, and of course Eudora for
> email. tons of music, which plays beautifully. since I carry a
> biiiiiig gramma purse, it fits in my purse.
> 
> It has been my experience that it will do whatever I want it to.
> 
> Good luck with your choice.
> 
> Ann
> 
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