Re: tuning your pc to eliminate stuttering from Jaws:

  • From: "Caitlyn McFarland" <ladylavendar@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 09:06:45 -0500

thanks David.

I'm running windows 98, have 512 megs of ram, using jfw 4.51.1138 with
eloquence.

Cait

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "jfw users email list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 2004 6:51 PM
Subject: tuning your pc to eliminate stuttering from Jaws:


> I'm going to make two assumptions:
> 1> you are running windows xp;
> 2> you have a sound card that is adaquate for your task and a solid pc.
>
> The problem of stuttering results when the pc is trying to do too many
> things with too little work space.  To fix this, go to services in xp and
> disable any services you don't need or at least set them to manual.  There
> are lots of places to find out what the services are and what they do.
>
> Find out what is in your system tray and decide whether or not it is
> something you have to have running.  All the player stuff can go.  Anti
> virus and firewall stuff needs to stay.   any stuff that just sits there
so
> you can start a program faster can go.  In some instances, you can right
> click on an item in the systray and find the configuration and fix it
there.
> Some times, you'll need to go into the program its self and find its
> preferences/options/configuration controlls and do it there.  The key is
to
> manually go through this and set it up so that you don't have to set it up
> again if something causes it to relaunch as it might if you use msconfig
or
> use ms config and do a system restore or install another program that
> decides it needs to load something.  Another thing that happens with ms
> config is that if you update the application, the settings that are made
> through ms config are not retained.
>
>
> Johnnie Apple Seed
>
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