Re: learning zoom


I don't know what browser you are using nor what gave you the notice. If you are on the actual site, the problem itself needs to be solved. If it isn't, you may have problem after problem downloading legitimate files. As far as I know, the Microsoft store can't be used. This is not an app, it is an application.


-----Original Message-----
From: heather albright
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2021 2:53 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

Hello, I got a notice off the zoom site that this could harm my pc, so is there a site that does not have this issue? So I went to, it gave me the same message from my windows security. So is it better to get the app from the Microsoft store? I had a friend who downloaded type of program and it came with a trojan. I did not want that to happen to me. Thanks Heather

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From: Gene
Sent: Sunday, April 4, 2021 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

I don't know if the history differs with an account. I have one without an

account. I still have to enter the password but I can use the history to

enter a room.

I don't have a ;particular opinion about whether an account is created, I'm

saying that if the user wants to keep things more simple, for many people it

isn't necessary.

I also think it should be mentioned here that after the client is installed,

you should go to the test meeting page. I don't know if the link differs in

different parts of the world but you can go here using the browser you want

and launch a test meeting in The United States.

There is a join button on the page to start a test meeting, with you the

only member. You can look around and play with the Zoom interface while the

meeting is in progress and after the application is installed, people can

tell you short cuts you might be interested in such as muting and unnmuting

yourself, moving to the chat area, moving to the attendees list, and others.

You can test your received audio and your microphone. If you have trouble

working with the page, ask about how to use it here.


-----Original Message-----

From: chris judge

Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2021 2:16 PM


Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

No but there is no cost to create an account and there are some benefits.

Retaining a meeting history is one such benefit. This means if you are

attending a class, or other sinarios where you will be joining the same room

more than once, you can do it through history instead of following the link

in an email.

Chris Judge

-----Original Message-----

From: <> On Behalf Of Gene

Sent: April 4, 2021 4:14 PM


Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

If you are using Zoom without an account now, if you are going to use it in

the same way on a computer, you don't need an account. You don't need one

to participate in a meeting or to download the application.


-----Original Message-----

From: heather albright

Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2021 1:46 PM


Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

Oh, thank you for the info! I will follow the sugestions. I have been using

the zoom app off the iPhone and I did not have a zoom account. But, I will

create one today. Cheers Heather

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From: chris judge

Sent: Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:48 PM


Subject: Re: [TechTalk] learning zoom

Hi Heather.

Since you’ve been using zoom off your iPhone I’m assuming you already have

an account?

Go to the zoom web site:

Sign in with your email and password. You’ll next want to download the zoom

meetings client and install it. You should then be able to follow a zoom

link in an email to join a meeting. It’s a good idea to go through your

audio settings to make sure it’s set to automatically connect to audio when

you join the meeting. You won’t need a camera unless you want meeting

participants to see you.

Jaws has better support for zoom than NVDA does if using jaws 2020 or 2021,

There is also a training webinar on the freedom scientific web site that

should give you all you need. Link is below.

using zoom with jaws

I hope this helps. Please feel to reach out should you have other questions.



From: <> On Behalf Of heather


Sent: April 3, 2021 12:54 PM


Subject: [TechTalk] learning zoom

Hello, I know how to use zoom off my i-devices but, I am going to be taking

a class that requires me to use zoom off my computer. So is there anyone who

can show me how to use zoom off the pc? Do I need to download zoom as an app

threw the windows store; is it better to use jaws or NVDA; I want to use the

brave browser like I have been using. Do I need a camera I currently do not

have a camera access off my pc. I have a headset wired or Bluetooth.

Thanks Heather

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