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

Ian Dawson iansubs at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Aug 19 07:23:44 BST 2016


Thanks Steve,
Yep, now done that and it does seem okay so far.
Thanks!
Kind regards. Ian.

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: 18 August 2016 09:42
To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

Hi,

Just rerun your Dolphin installer and have it install over the top.  That
should repair any video issues.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ian Dawson
Sent: 18 August 2016 08:40
To: 'BCAB Discussion List' <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

David,
Using Dolphin's Screen Reader version 15.05, Office 2007.
I went to Windows Update on Sunday and found the update was available. It
was called: "Feature Update to Windows10"
I installed it and have had the following problems:

1. Reversion to Windows sound scheme - had to hunt for the sound scheme I
normally have and reassign; 2. In Outlook07, my emails no longer announce
the flag status, i.e. unread, forward, reply, etc.
3. The drop-down menus in Outlook07 seem more unstable and sometimes jump
out of the menu back to the list of emails.
4. The name of my PC was changed to a numerical name, and I had to go into
Settings and rename it back to the name  I’ve had since I bought my
computer.
5. Cortana has developed a slight stammer again, not as bad as it used to
be, but certainly more than it has done recently.
6. On a local web page for logging on to one of my devices Screen Reader
can't seem to focus on the password field for editing.

All fairly minor issues but still annoying.
>From what you suspect about Jaws video driver incompatibility, this could be
my problem with my Dolphin Screen Reader.

Hope this is of help.

Kind regards. Ian.
-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: 18 August 2016 08:04
To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Windows 10 Don't Wait for Anniversary Update?

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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