Using JAWS with Windows Live Mail


Many of our blind customers use the popular screen reading program called Jaws for Windows. Windows Live Mail, the current free email client available from Microsoft, can be used with Jaws, with the proper know-how. An excellent guide to using  Jaws with Windows Live Mail 2011, written by David Bailes, is available at the following web site:

Nov 17, 2016 – Edit: Beginning in 2017, Windows Live Mail will no longer be supported by Microsoft, which makes it important that you not use Windows Live Mail.  An excellent replacement at this time for an email client is Mozilla Thunderbird.  If you need help setting up or using this software, contact us – we’d love to help!

Meet the author

Dan grew up in New York State, and graduated from Queensbury High School in 1980. He received his bachelor's in computer science at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in 1984. He was a computer programmer at several insurance companies, and worked at Pioneer Hi-Bred for ten years. In July of 2002 after 18 years of programming, Dan founded Iowa PC Services, Inc. as a one-man computer repair business. He is an active member at the Grandview Church of Christ in Des Moines, and enjoys woodworking, walking, and grandchildren. Dan and his lovely wife, Donna, have two grown children and four grandchildren.