RE: new laptop and jaws trouble.

  • From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 15:17:11 +0100

I don't have any sight at all, apart from colour vision, and all I can
say to you is that I open and close the lid of my Toshiba laptop all the
time with no problems.
On Mon, 7 May 2007 10:18:45 +0200, "Harald van Breederode"
<harald.van.breederode@xxxxxxxxxx>, harald.van.breederode@xxxxxxxxxx
> Hi,
> I think that your problem is caused by the fact that JAWS doesn't like
> that the screen resolution gets changed on the fly which will happen if
> you open or close your laptop lid.
> I have the same problem with my Dell Latitude D620. If I start my laptop
> with the lid closed it will default to a screen resolution of 1024x768, 
> but if I open the lid the internal LCD screen gets activated with a
> screen resolution of 1400x768 (or something like that). And JAWS is very
> confused until I set the screen resolution back to 1024x768. So the best
> way is to avoid this is to not open or close your laptop lid.
> Hope this helpds.
> -Harald
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf
> Of Siobhan
> Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 18:49
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: new laptop and jaws trouble.
> Del inspiron fifteen o one I think, not sure of the graphics card just
> know it's integrated.  Sorry I can't be of more help.
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Joseph Lee 
>   To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>   Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 12:30 PM
>   Subject: RE: new laptop and jaws trouble.
>   Hi there,
>   What is the brand and model of your ;aptop? And what is the model of
>   your graphics card?
>   Cheers,
>   Jospeh
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>   From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>   Behalf Of Siobhan
>   Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2007 7:34 AM
>   To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Subject: new laptop and jaws trouble.
>   Hi everyone. I was on this list awhile back, I've since upgraded to
>   jaws eight, latest updated from April 26.  Here's what's going on: if I
>   close my laptop lid, then open it back up, jaws won't read the system
>   tray, just says no selected item.  If I click on an item like skype,
>   using the letter s it opens.  I've set the laptop to do nothing when I
>   close the lid, I've even turned off hibernation.  Also is anyone else
>   having a problem where jaws will stop reading the fields of mesages in
>   outlook express?  Again I find this when I close the lid of the laptop.
>    Now for the specs, windows xp home, two gig of ram, 80 gb hard drive. 
>   If anyone can fix this I would be ecstatic.
>   Thanks for the help,
>   I apologize if there are any errors, no spell check on my new This is a
>   dell inspiron fifteen o one I think.system yet.  
Christopher Hallsworth
E-mail: chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Skype name chrishallsworth7266

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