By default, Java Access Bridge is not enabled. Enable it either through the command line or the Windows Control Panel. Test it by running a Java application that uses the Accessibility API.
Java Access Bridge is included with JRE 7u6 and later.
Enable Java Access Bridge with the
Run the following command (where
%JRE_HOME% is the directory of your JRE):
Enable Java Access Bridge through the Control Panel with the Ease of Access Center.
Disable Java Access Bridge with the
Run the following command:
Note:You cannot disable Java Access Bridge through the Windows Ease of Access Center.
Test Java Access Bridge by first installing a supported assistive technology then running a Java application that uses the Accessibility API.
javax.accessibilitypackage and ensure that your assistive technology product works properly with it.
jaccesswalker tools, which are part of the JRE and JDK, to test Java Access Bridge.
jaccessinspectortool uses the Java Accessibility Utilities API to examine accessible information about the objects in the Java Virtual Machine. The
jaccesswalkertool walks through the component trees in a particular Java Virtual Machine and presents the accessibility hierarchy in a tree view. Find these tools in the JRE's or JDK's
This topic lists the minimum version requirements of some assistive technologies for 64-bit operating systems.
JAWS: Version 13 and later
NVDA: Version 2011.3 and later
SuperNova: Version 13 and later
Window-Eyes: Version 8.2 and later
ZoomText: Version 10.1.5 and later
Note:64-bit applications require 64-bit browsers; in particular, if you use Internet Explorer, ensure it's the 64-bit version.