- raising/lowering computer volume
Re: raising/lowering computer volume
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But since we don’t know how many people read messages and what they are
using, JAWS commands should be specified as JAWS commands.
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2021 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] raising/lowering computer
I only gave her Insert F11 because she is running JAWS. I am
very well aware that it is a JAWS command. Under most circumstances I don’t
<main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
September 10, 2021 10:03 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] raising/lowering
f11 isn’t a universal command. it is a screen-reader command. JAWS
has this command, NVDA doesn’t unless you use an add-on. Windows key b is
a universal command.
dialog method opens the volume control dialog, the same dialog as the system
tray method opens. Depending on how you get to the speaker icon in the
system tray, it may use fewer steps to use the run
September 10, 2021 9:51 PM
[TechTalk] raising/lowering computer
You can press insert
F11 or Windows B to access the system tray and
Arrow to Speaker and press
Enter. Down arrow to Volume control and
press Enter. Use the up and down
arrow keys to raise and lower the
volume in small increments. For larger
increments use the page up and
You can also create a shortcut
to the Volume control on your desktop.
To do this:
1. Go to the Desktop
and press Control Spacebar to unselect the icons.
2. Pres the Applications
key or Shift F10 to open the Context menu.
3. Press W to move to and open the
4. Down arrow once to Shortcut and press Enter.
5. Type this
text without the quotes: "sndvol.exe".
6. Tab once to Next and press
7. Type the name of your shortcut, such as: Volume Control and press
Now the volume control is on your desktop. Press enter on
shortcut and use the arrow keys or the page up and page down keys
control the volume.
On 9/10/21, Madison Martin
> Hi all,
> Can someone please remind me how to raise/lower
the volume on my computer?
> can't remember how to do it. Using
latest versions of Jaws and Windows 10.
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