[BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS

David Reynolds dkreynolds at ntlworld.com
Thu Apr 14 11:40:32 BST 2011


Certainly what I'd do. Have had similar problems, and this is the way to fix
it.
Rather than rely on the desktop, I'd set up a hotkey to restart jaws.

David.

-----Original Message-----
From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
On Behalf Of Barry Toner
Sent: 14 April 2011 11:13
To: BCAB Discussion List
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS

Hi David,

Are you able to simply quit and restart JAWS?

Regards,
Barry.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-
> bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David Boden
> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:09 AM
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
> 
> Can anyone help with the following problem please?
> 
> I am towards the beginning of several weeks' worth of running programs
> which each take two or three hours to run.  To check the progress of
> the
> program that is running I do JAWS+F11 for the system tray where I hear
> a
> percentage of how far the program has progressed.  This is usually fine
> but this morning, in particular, I can't reach the list of running
> programs within the system tray.  JAWS reports that there is a JAWS
> dialogue currently open but I can't reach it with Alt+Tab.  Also JAWS
> has
> currently got into sulk mode by starting to read everything two or
> three
> times and it won't easily be shut up.  Short of rebooting the machine
> in
> an hour or two, any ideas please.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> David Boden
> Systems Designer
> 
> Applications and Operational Delivery
> Environment and Resources Department - ICT
> CG41
> County Hall
> West Bridgford
> Nottingham
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> Email: david.boden at nottscc.gov.uk
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