RE: jaws not reading webpages

  • From: "Jay" <jay.p@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 08:41:20 -0500

It sounds like the school has updated to IE 8. You won't be able to read it
with Jaws 9 anymore that I am aware of.

Jay

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Michael Kizer
Sent: Friday, November 06, 2009 7:28 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: jaws not reading webpages


Try fire fox.

Ben Peters wrote:
> I ran into an issue today that I've never seen before. At my college 
> the
> computers that have jaws on them (jaws 9) would not read webpages. When 
> I loaded the internet it would read the web address, but when I arrowed 
> or tabbed to navigate the site, jaws would read absolutely nothing even 
> though sighted people said the page was moving. The cursor was in the 
> right location, and nothing if a link was clicked with the mouse. It 
> either read nothing at all, or it kept repeating "open parent document" 
> whenever I hit the arrow key to navigate the site. It did this on all 
> webpages, but in no other application.
>  
> I am curious if anyone knows what is going on, and how I can fix this 
> so
> I can use the internet. I had no problem prior to today, and the jaws 
> hasn't been upgraded.
>  
> Its using internet explorer and windows xp.   
>  
> Thanks, Ben
> MyAngelBlessings1@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:MyAngelBlessings1@xxxxxxxxx>
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