[BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

Iain Lackie ilackie at perth44.freeserve.co.uk
Thu Aug 18 10:22:50 BST 2016


And you no longer have to do this with JAWS. 

Iain

On 18 Aug 2016, at 9:40 am, Steve Nutt <steve at comproom.co.uk> wrote:

Hi,

There is never a need to disable video in Window-Eyes.  If the upgrade
doesn't work, you simply go to Repair Windows 10 Accessibility when done.
It's not like JAWS where you have to uninstall/reinstall.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Jackie Brown
Sent: 18 August 2016 08:20
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

Hi David

I find this whole subject a bit of a debacle on Microsoft's part.  I thought
it was the case that if you force the upgrade by going to look for it
manually, then that is when you need to disable the video drivers for JAWS
and Window-Eyes.  I thought receiving it through the usual Windows Update
channel was the best way.  Perhaps I have read it all wrong then! (smile.)

Kind Regards,

Jackie Brown
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-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
Griffith
Sent: 18 August 2016 01:13
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: [BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

I apologise if this has all been covered on list  as I have not had time to
review all emails recently.


However despite my probably not researching enough I would welcome anybody
correcting me on the following.

As far as I can tell.

1.The Windows 10 Anniversary Update  process is incompatible with Video
Drivers for both Jaws and Window Eyes.


2. The Update process is not user started and will be rolled out to 
everybody eventually without exception.


I now realise that,  I think, my current process of passively waiting 
for the update to happen is probably very ill advised. I thinkg this  
especially given there is a known incompatibility between screen readers 
and the update process. In other words I am sleepwalking into a known 
problem and not doing anything about it.


I would prefer the process to be smooth rather than landing up with a 
computer that is screwed half way through an update process without 
being able to proceed.


I am now thinking I should manually  disable the Jaws and Window Eyes 
video drivers in Device Manager and then force an update relying on NVDA 
and Narrator.  This would then enable me to retain control and 
re-install Jaws and Window Eyes to repair the Video drivers afterwards.

I think I know how to disable the video drivers but have still not found 
a way of forcing the Anniversary Update through the Windows Update feature.


Any advice or comments?


David Griffith


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