Installing JAWS for Percussion 508 Compliance

32-bit Machine

The following steps are to set-up JAWS on 32-bit Windows with 32-bit JRE:

  1. Uninstall all JREs and JDKs
  2. Install 32 bit JRE via online download
  3. Download and install 32-bit JAWS
  4. Reboot the machine
  5. Download 32-bit java access bridge (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/tech/index-jsp-136191.html)
  6. Copy the WindowsAccessBridge.dll to the c:\Windows\System32 folder
  7. Copy the JavaAccessBridge.dll to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\bin" folder
  8. Copy the JAWTAccessBridge.dll to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\bin" folder
  9. Copy the accessibility.properties file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib" folder
  10. Copy the jaccess.jar file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib\ext" folder
  11. Copy the access-bridge.jar file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib\ext" folder
  12. Close all applications and reboot the server

64-bit Machine

The following steps are to set-up JAWS on 64-bit Windows with 64-bit JRE: 

  1. Uninstall all JREs and JDKs
  2. Install the 64-bit JRE via online download
  3. Download and install 64-bit JAWS
  4. Reboot the machine
  5. Download the 64-bit java access bridge (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/tech/index-jsp-136191.html)
  6. Copy the WindowsAccessBridge -64.dll to the c:\Windows\System32 folder
  7. Copy the JavaAccessBridge-64.dll to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\bin" folder
  8. Copy the JAWTAccessBridge-64.dll to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\bin" folder
  9. Copy the accessibility.properties file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib" folder
  10. Copy the jaccess.jar file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib\ext" folder
  11. Copy the access-bridge-64.jar file to the "C:\Program Files\Java\JRE6\lib\ext" folder
  12. Close all applications and reboot the server

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