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Windows 7 Accessibility Information

You can download JRE 1.7.0_60 that contains an updated Java Access Bridge (JAB 2.0.4). JRE version 1.7.0_60 solves the accessibility issues on Windows 7 using JAWS.

If you are not receiving new JREs via general distribution due to IT restrictions, but require a Skillsoft accessibility solution on Windows 7, you must download JRE 1.7.0_60 and install it onto any Windows 7 desktops used for accessibility.

To download and install JRE 1.7.0_60

  1. Remove any current versions of Java.Install the newest version of Java:
    1. Go to the Java website.
    2. Select the Free Java Download button.
    3. Follow the instructions to download the version of Java for your operating system.
  2. Once installed, you can verify that the new Java version has been installed by doing one of the following:

To enable the Java Access Bridge

  1. Do one of the following:
  2. Restart your Assistive Technology software and Java application.

For technical support, email or call our designated accessibility help line at 1-844-462-1278.