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Task Manager Alternatives

Bhavya shah
 

Dear all,

I use NVDA on a Windows 8.1 laptop, and require to monitor resource
consumption - how much CPU and RAM certain apps and processes are
taking up. I find Task Manager inadequate for this purpose, mostly for
reasons such as a clunky and partly inaccessible/inconvenient
interface, and significant resource consumption of its own. Hence, I
am looking for an alternative program or software of this very nature.

I would greatly appreciate any inputs or suggestions that are known to
be accessible software for the above described purpose.

Thanks.

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Re: android accessibility

 

Kerryn,
does it have any mailing list for my subject line?
Yes, there is a couple that I ever recommend in topics  like this one.
The first is the Eyes Free list. This was supposed to be the official list for all things related to Android and Google Accessibility, although every now and then topics that aren't in fact off topic are being flagged as this. Go figure...
Not to mention that things there can get a bit hard sometimes with folks discussing whether Apple is better than Google etc etc.
Anyway, should you want to join, send a blank email to eyes-free+subscribe@...

Now, if you want a list to talk freely (that is, without moderation) about Android, with the plus of plenty of friendly folks, then you should give ANTAD a go. Nowadays when it comes to Android this is the best list I've ever seen.
All kinds of discussion happens there as well, only that it's always in a very polite way and there's no disrespectful messages if you don't agree with something.
So, should you want to join, send a blank email to antad+subscribe@...

Cheers,
Marcio AKA Starboy

Sent from a galaxy far, far away.

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Re: Creating folders for my Gmail account?

Vicky Vaughan
 

Thanks Blaster! Will do. Much appreciated.

Sincerely, Vicky V

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Blaster
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2019 10:44 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

If your using the g-mail website, just arrow down your list of folders , starting with the inbox and you'll jump down to a header titled "labels", which is the name given for your created folders, and at the bottom of your list of folders or labels you'll get to a link titled "edit labels".
Press the enter key on it and the page will refresh and then just use the Shift key plus E keys to find the textbox to create your new folder.

HTH,
Blaster


On 6/24/19, george b <gbmagoo@gmail.com> wrote:
What email client are you using.

i.e.
outlook, etc

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of
Vicky Vaughan
Sent: June 24, 2019 6:54
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

Hi List, I am having a bit of trouble remembering how to create a new
folder in my Gmail account, since it was set up so long ago.

Since Control plus N is for a new message, would Control plus Shift
plus N do it and from where must I do that?

Thanks very much for any pointers!

Sincerely, Vicky V




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Re: Audio descriptions for TV shows and movies

Norma A. Boge
 

Hi, here’s a comprehensive resource for all things audio description, I think you’ll find the info you are seeking:

http://acb.org/adp/

HTH

Norma

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Akshaya Choudhary
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2019 8:58 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Audio descriptions for TV shows and movies

 

 Hello guys,
Can I get audio descriptions for TV shows and movies from somewhere? I know it is offered by Netflix for its shows, but I'm looking for shows which might be by other publishers.

Regards


Re: Creating folders for my Gmail account?

Vicky Vaughan
 

I am using Outlook 2016, with my Gmail account.

 

Sincerely, Vicky V

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of george b
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2019 10:00 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

 

What email client are you using.

 

i.e.

outlook, etc

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Vicky Vaughan
Sent: June 24, 2019 6:54
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

 

Hi List, I am having a bit of trouble remembering how to create a new folder in my Gmail account, since it was set up so long ago. 

 

Since Control plus N is for a new message, would Control plus Shift plus N do it and from where must I do that?

 

Thanks very much for any pointers!

 

Sincerely, Vicky V

 

 

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how do I turn off voice ducking in jaws 2019?

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,

Where do I go in jaws 2019 to disable voice ducking?

Thanks.

Troy


android accessibility

Kerryn Gunness
 

        does it have any mailing list for my subject line?
thanks
 
kerryn


Re: Help Needed Please, can't see anything on my Dell E5400A19 laptop display,

rhonda
 

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On 6/24/19, Blaster <blaster.nil8@gmail.com> wrote:
I remember reading on a forum a few years ago about someone with a
similar issue using a dell laptop. This person reported that when a
computer moniter was plugged into the laptop, everything worked fine,
however, the actual laptop screen was dead. They used this laptop with
an external monitor until they sent it off to a dell repair center.
They ended up having to replace the whole screen. Anyway, you could
try to plug in an external monitor if you have one on your laptop to
see if this works for you. It's not a great solution, but if it works
you could at least retrieve all of your data and software settings and
such.

HTH,
Blaster


On 6/24/19, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:
This sounds like a hardware problem. I don't think it can be resolved
except by a technician. I don't know enough about such problems to know
if
the cost would be worth it. As I said in a previous message, if you boot
the machine, and see nothing while the machine is booting up, before
Windows
is loaded, and that is true when you shine a bright light on the screen
such
as a Flashlight, it sounds as though something has failed in the
hardware.

If that is the case and you want to verify my diagnosis, I'm not a tech
and
I don't have enough knowledge to do more than make a reasonable guess,
you
can ask about it on the site:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com
You would have to join the appropriate forum to ask about this problem.

I'm trying to guard against you spending time and money on something that
may not be worth repairing.
Gene
----- Original Message -----

Good morning Tech support listers .
I Wrote earlier about a problem I'm having with my Dell E5400A19
laptop computer.
I'm running Windows 7 32 bits.
Just recently my daughter informed me that she is not able to see
anything at all on my screen.
What to do if anything to solve this issue.
Thank you to anyone that can help.












Re: I am having a senior moment. how do I send a word document by email?

Ann Parsons
 

Hi all,

It should. Give it a whirl and see.

Ann P.

Original message:

Does that method of attaching files work in outlook 2010?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of
Olusegun -- Victory Associates LTD, Inc.
Sent: June 22, 2019 8:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I am having a senior moment. how do I send a word
document by email?
Jim, perhaps keep it simple;sorry sir, I can't really answer your question.
Here's what you could do:
Save the document as a Word document. Then, launch Documents, find the
saved document, copy it to the clipboard.
Launch the mail app, type the desired E-mail address in the "TO" Field, add
a subject header if desired, then maybe type a short something in the body
of the message, press Ctrl+C and the document on the Clipboard will be
attached, then press the Send button.
Hopefully I didn't make things too complicated; but now I can sit back and
let the gurus set me straight for screwing up, <LOL!>
Sincerely,
Olusegun
Denver, Colorado





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Re: Audio descriptions for TV shows and movies

Marie <magpie.mn@...>
 

You can find these on
You will have to set up an account and then find the link for the movie vault.
HTH
 
 

From: Akshaya Choudhary
Sent: Monday, June 24, 2019 6:58 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Audio descriptions for TV shows and movies
 
Hello guys,
Can I get audio descriptions for TV shows and movies from somewhere? I know it is offered by Netflix for its shows, but I'm looking for shows which might be by other publishers.

Regards


Re: Help Needed Please, can't see anything on my Dell E5400A19 laptop display,

Blaster
 

I remember reading on a forum a few years ago about someone with a
similar issue using a dell laptop. This person reported that when a
computer moniter was plugged into the laptop, everything worked fine,
however, the actual laptop screen was dead. They used this laptop with
an external monitor until they sent it off to a dell repair center.
They ended up having to replace the whole screen. Anyway, you could
try to plug in an external monitor if you have one on your laptop to
see if this works for you. It's not a great solution, but if it works
you could at least retrieve all of your data and software settings and
such.

HTH,
Blaster

On 6/24/19, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:
This sounds like a hardware problem. I don't think it can be resolved
except by a technician. I don't know enough about such problems to know if
the cost would be worth it. As I said in a previous message, if you boot
the machine, and see nothing while the machine is booting up, before Windows
is loaded, and that is true when you shine a bright light on the screen such
as a Flashlight, it sounds as though something has failed in the hardware.

If that is the case and you want to verify my diagnosis, I'm not a tech and
I don't have enough knowledge to do more than make a reasonable guess, you
can ask about it on the site:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com
You would have to join the appropriate forum to ask about this problem.

I'm trying to guard against you spending time and money on something that
may not be worth repairing.
Gene
----- Original Message -----

Good morning Tech support listers .
I Wrote earlier about a problem I'm having with my Dell E5400A19
laptop computer.
I'm running Windows 7 32 bits.
Just recently my daughter informed me that she is not able to see
anything at all on my screen.
What to do if anything to solve this issue.
Thank you to anyone that can help.










Re: Help Needed Please, can't see anything on my Dell E5400A19 laptop display,

Gene
 

This sounds like a hardware problem.  I don't think it can be resolved except by a technician.  I don't know enough about such problems to know if the cost would be worth it.  As I said in a previous message, if you boot the machine, and see nothing while the machine is booting up, before Windows is loaded, and that is true when you shine a bright light on the screen such as a Flashlight, it sounds as though something has failed in the hardware. 
 
If that is the case and you want to verify my diagnosis, I'm not a tech and I don't have enough knowledge to do more than make a reasonable guess, you can ask about it on the site:
You would have to join the appropriate forum to ask about this problem. 
 
I'm trying to guard against you spending time and money on something that may not be worth repairing. 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Good morning Tech support listers .
I Wrote earlier about a  problem I'm having with my Dell E5400A19
laptop computer.
I'm running Windows 7 32 bits.
Just recently my daughter informed me that she is not able to see
anything at all on my screen.
What to do if anything to solve this issue.
Thank you to anyone that can help.







Re: Help Needed Please, can't see anything on my Dell E5400A19 laptop display,

 

If you would like to give me a call at 219-838-5076 I can see if I can help you out with that issue.


Ashley Breger

On Jun 24, 2019, at 10:39 AM, rhonda <bryeghtstar@gmail.com> wrote:

Good morning Tech support listers .
I Wrote earlier about a problem I'm having with my Dell E5400A19
laptop computer.
I'm running Windows 7 32 bits.
Just recently my daughter informed me that she is not able to see
anything at all on my screen.
What to do if anything to solve this issue.
Thank you to anyone that can help.



Re: Creating folders for my Gmail account?

chris judge
 

Hi Vicky. It depends on what email client you are using. If using outlook or outlook express. Press control Shift E. Type the new folder name and press enter.

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Vicky Vaughan
Sent: June 24, 2019 10:54 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

 

Hi List, I am having a bit of trouble remembering how to create a new folder in my Gmail account, since it was set up so long ago. 

 

Since Control plus N is for a new message, would Control plus Shift plus N do it and from where must I do that?

 

Thanks very much for any pointers!

 

Sincerely, Vicky V

 

 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


yahoo fantasy sports help needed please

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,

I've been playing fantasy sports on ESPN.com with a few friends for years but ESPN has made it much harder to do things lately so as the person who sets up the leagues I want to move to yahoo. Has anyone here set up a league on yahoo? If so I have a few questions. I'm currently playing fantasy baseball in a yahoo league but I wasn't the one who created the league.

Btw I know that leagues can be created on the phone, but at least one of the friends I play with doesn't own a smart phone so I'm going to want to know how to do things on the computer so I can help this friend if needed.

Thanks.

Troy


Help Needed Please, can't see anything on my Dell E5400A19 laptop display,

rhonda
 

Good morning Tech support listers .
I Wrote earlier about a problem I'm having with my Dell E5400A19
laptop computer.
I'm running Windows 7 32 bits.
Just recently my daughter informed me that she is not able to see
anything at all on my screen.
What to do if anything to solve this issue.
Thank you to anyone that can help.


Re: GOOD NEWS: Microsoft Ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos

Steve Matzura
 

OK, thanks to FF crashing I never got to read the bottom of the article where my question was very adequately answered. I rebooted Windows and the crashing went away.


On 6/24/2019 11:11 AM, Steve Matzura wrote:

So what is so great about this? I've installed software for years that goes out and downloads very specific year packages and versions without any interference from me. These softwares are still very much in use, so does this mean that they might not be able to find these older versions and editions when being installed?


On 6/23/2019 7:50 AM, Marcio via Groups.Io wrote:
Wow, I can't tell you how happy I am to read this info. And I know most of you will be too, so read on :)

Microsoft changed the system significantly with the release of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019. A baseline image is provided for these redistributable packages so that it is no longer necessary to install different versions separately on target systems.


Re: GOOD NEWS: Microsoft Ends Visual C++ Redistributable Chaos

Steve Matzura
 

So what is so great about this? I've installed software for years that goes out and downloads very specific year packages and versions without any interference from me. These softwares are still very much in use, so does this mean that they might not be able to find these older versions and editions when being installed?


On 6/23/2019 7:50 AM, Marcio via Groups.Io wrote:
Wow, I can't tell you how happy I am to read this info. And I know most of you will be too, so read on :)

Microsoft changed the system significantly with the release of the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015, 2017 and 2019. A baseline image is provided for these redistributable packages so that it is no longer necessary to install different versions separately on target systems.


Re: Creating folders for my Gmail account?

Blaster
 

If your using the g-mail website, just arrow down your list of folders
, starting with the inbox and you'll jump down to a header titled
"labels", which is the name given for your created folders, and at
the bottom of your list of folders or labels you'll get to a link
titled "edit labels".
Press the enter key on it and the page will refresh and then just use
the Shift key plus E keys to find the textbox to create your new
folder.

HTH,
Blaster

On 6/24/19, george b <gbmagoo@gmail.com> wrote:
What email client are you using.

i.e.
outlook, etc

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Vicky
Vaughan
Sent: June 24, 2019 6:54
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Creating folders for my Gmail account?

Hi List, I am having a bit of trouble remembering how to create a new
folder
in my Gmail account, since it was set up so long ago.

Since Control plus N is for a new message, would Control plus Shift plus N
do it and from where must I do that?

Thanks very much for any pointers!

Sincerely, Vicky V




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Re: Looking for Blind Friendly Window Air Conditioner Suggestions

Gerald Levy
 

You might try calling Friedrich directly at 800-541-6645 to find out whether there are any authorized dealers near you where you can see their air conditioners in person.?? If you order one from Amazon, I think they offerthird party installation at additional cost. Unfortunately, the touchpad on my Friedrich air conditioner is completely flat with no way of distinguishing the buttons without adding tactile markers, which I haven't bothered to do because I find the remote, with its large, tactile buttons very convenient to use instead.?? Keep in mind that all window air conditioners with electronic controls have digital thermostat displays that require sighted help to set the desired temperature.?? In the old days, the thermostat could be?? easily set by a rotary knob or mechanical slide lever, but this blind-friendly feature is no longer offered on today's electronic units.


Gerald

On 6/24/2019 9:26 AM, Lisa Belville wrote:
Hi, Gerald.?? Thanks for your recommendation.?? I checked out the Friedrich on Amazon.?? I'd love to check them out in person, but can't find a retailer in my rural community.


My Frigidaire has a mostly flat panel, but the buttons are slightly raised, like little plastic bubbles.?? Is this what you mean, or do you mean a completely flat screen with no tactile surface?


Lisa


Lisa Belville
missktlab1217@frontier.com

On 6/23/2019 5:13 PM, Gerald Levy via Groups.Io wrote:

Except for a few low-end models from Chinese manufacturers like Haier, almost all window air conditioners these days have electronic touchpad controls like microwave ovens.?? Fortunately, they all come with remote controls that have tactile buttons.?? I am very partial to Friedrich, the only American company that still makes window air conditioners, although they are actually manufactured in China like all window units these days.?? I have two Friedrich CP06G10B 6000 BTU window air conditioners in my two bedrooms, and find them to be very quiet and eacy to operate with the remote, which has large, tactile buttons.?? The filter is easy to remove and reinstall.?? This is the only 6000 BTU window air conditioner on the market iwht with a slide out chassis, which simplifies installation.?? Friedrich air conditioners are heavier and more expensive than their rivals because they use highr grade components.?? My two previous Friedrich window air conditionerss, which had mechanical controls, lasted 35 years and 40 years, respectively.?? I don't think my current units will last anywhere near that long, because they just don't make them like they used to. ???? The CP06G10B and its smaller 5200 BTU cousin, the CP05G10B are available from Amazon and select appliance retailers like PC Richard.?? HTH.


Gerald



On 6/23/2019 5:06 PM, Lisa Belville wrote:
Hi, all.


I'm looking for a very simple window AC unit.?? The one I currently have is 10 years old and working fine so far, but I d like to have replacements in mind just in case.


I'd prefer something simple to operate, i.e. tactile buttons if possible.?? A remote controlled unit isn't necessary.?? Also, it must be relatively simple to remove, clean and replace the filter.


The one I have now is a Frigidaire, and none of the people who have cleaned the filter have been able to explain to me how to remove it and replace it.?? I can't believe it could be this hard for a blind person to do, but even the folks who don't think I'm completely helpless say it is an impossible task.?? It's not cleaning the filter, it's removing and replacing it that's the issue.?? Again, my mind boggles.?? Is this just another case of well-meaning sighted people under estimating me or what.


This is for a small area, so anything around5000 or 6000 BTU would be sufficient.


Thanks in advance for the ideas.


Lisa


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