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

David Griffith daj.griffith at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 11:05:14 BST 2016


Great - if  this is the case I will now return to my previous stance of 
passively waiting for the update rather than going out to seek it.


David Griffith



On 18/08/2016 08:04, Steve Nutt wrote:
> David,
>
> I can answer 1.  Window-Eyes works fine with the anniversary edition, I have
> it going here.
>
> The video issue was at Microsoft's end, and they have now fixed it.
>
> All the best
>
> Steve
>
> -----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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