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Re: windows safe mode

chris judge
 

I thought narrator worked in safe mode now.

 

 

Chris Judge

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: June 27, 2020 7:20 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] windows safe mode

 

 

Unfortunately, JAWS does not provide speech when booting into safe mode.  You will need sighted help to do this. 

 

Gerald

 

 

On 6/27/2020 6:00 AM, Shirley Healy wrote:

does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?

shirley

 

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Re: For Chris Judge about printer

chris judge
 

It is a xerox 3210, but it isn't being sold any more unfortunately.

Chris Judge

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: June 26, 2020 5:34 PM
To: TechTalk <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] For Chris Judge about printer

Chris, hi. I missed the message where you said what kind of printer you have; laser, all-in-one, I think? Please name and model? Thank you. Howard


Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

chris judge
 

Yes. The 3210 is no longer available. I don't know anything about other models.

Chris Judge

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: June 26, 2020 2:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Hi Chris,

I need more information about this Laser printer issue. You own a Xerox Work Center 3210. I don't see that on Amazon now. I do see something called a 3335 Work Center Mona chrome blue/white or black/white. I am not sure quite what this means. Does it mean that this is essentially a black/white printer only? Would the blue/white mean that the text would be in blue rather than black? I can't determine whether the 3335 version is touch screen or has buttons. The description doesn't say. With touch screen printers, is there an app of some sort--any voice support? I get not.

Thanks for any help.


On 6/26/2020 4:23 AM, chris judge wrote:
I had to purchase a new lazar toner cartridge for mine about a hear ago.
Xerox were charging almost $200. I got one on amazon for $21. I'm sure
it's a knock off, but it's served us well now for over a year.

Chris Judge



-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of
Holly
Sent: June 25, 2020 11:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner
copier

Mary:

I have been buying all my cartridges from Amazon. Am Leary about
ordering on EBay, as am thinking the cartridges may be old.







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Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

chris judge
 

I got mine at staples. You might want to see if they are still selling a similar one.

 

Chris Judge

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Holly
Sent: June 26, 2020 1:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

 

Chris:

 

I am having trouble finding a new printer like the one you have.  It may not be available anymore.  There is an upgrade to a Xerox B215DNI Monochrome Multifunction Printer, but not sure of the controls.

 

I may call Amazon accessibility and see what they think.

 

Appreciate your help.

 

 


Re: windows safe mode

Smiling?
 

It depends on your OS whether or not JAWS will work because with Windows7 (using some registry files) JAWS would work while in Safe Mode, but this unfortunately does not seem to be the case using Windows10. Microsoft claims that Narrator will work while in Safe Mode in a video on YouTube, but others say that it is not true and that Narrator will not successfully work within Safe Mode.

 

As far as getting into Safe Mode.

 

BootSafe is something that you may want to look in to (description and URL to download below).

 

BootSafe - Download:

https://bootsafe.en.softonic.com/#tab-review

 

* This is the description I spoke of above.

 

From: 

Brian Vogel

 

After all the discussion of getting sound in Safe Mode, it would probably help to discuss actually booting

into it.

 

I have earlier talked about using MSCONFIG or bcdedit methods for doing this, but both have the

disadvantage of making that boot sequence "permanent" if you don't undo the change while you're in

Safe Mode.

 

Someone on Bleeping Computer just pointed me to a freeware utility, BootSafe, that fills the bill

perfectly to allow you to either directly restart and boot into Safe Mode a single time, or to stage things

such that when you choose to Restart next that you'll boot into Safe Mode. It's also 100% accessible

with NVDA.

 

The program runs as a portable program from any non-networked drive (that means copy it somewhere

on a disc drive that's internal to your machine). The only big proviso is that you must not remove the

program or move it from its location after you've used it to stage a Safe Boot on next Restart. Once

you've gone to Safe Mode, and then later rebooted into regular Windows, you can safely remove it

then.

 

The options, for anyone used to using Safe Mode or looking to use Safe Mode, are self explanatory. All

are controlled by radio buttons and as you move among the 4 options the radio button is automatically

selected. The default is Safe Mode, Minimal, which means without networking. You want to down arrow

once to get to the Safe Mode with Networking option. After that you simply tab to one of two buttons:

 

list of 2 items

1. Configure only (no restart) - which sets the stage for the machine to enter Safe Mode

when you next choose to Restart it or Cold Boot from complete shutdown.

2. Restart Windows - which instantly begins the Restart process, so close out your programs before

hitting this to save your data, and boots straight into Safe Mode. list end

 

If you change your mind after having fired up the program, and have not yet activated either of those

two buttons, simply close the program.

 

BootSafe for Windows

Restart your PC in a single click

BootSafe is a tiny application that allows you to restart your PC in Safe Mode with a single click. Without it, starting in Safe Mode usually requires

a manual restart and hitting the F8 key.There are four restart options in BootSafe's single...

View full description

BootSafe

 

PROS

 

list of 2 items

Small and portable

Easy to use

list end

 

CONS

 

list of 2 items

Not Vista/Seven compatible

No options

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Shirley Healy
Sent: Saturday, June 27, 2020 3:00
To: techtalk@groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] windows safe mode

 

does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?

shirley

 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: windows safe mode

Timothy Mok
 

Hi Gerald,

I understand that Narrator for Windows 10 does although I haven’t tried it myself. When I did the removal on my Windows 7, I used the assistance of Be My Eyes. A helpful lady all the way from Finland told me where to move the mouse to click “Remove”. Not having used a mouse in all my eleven years of PC usage, it was an awesome experience to me.

 

Tim.

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, 27 June, 2020 6:20 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] windows safe mode

 

 

Unfortunately, JAWS does not provide speech when booting into safe mode.  You will need sighted help to do this. 

 

Gerald

 

 

On 6/27/2020 6:00 AM, Shirley Healy wrote:

does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?

shirley

 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: windows safe mode

A.Mac
 

no, nor does narrator.


On 27/06/2020 11:00, Shirley Healy wrote:
does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com
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Thanks for your time in advance.
😎
Later
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[all out going mail is scanned by Avira]


Re: windows safe mode

Gerald Levy
 


Unfortunately, JAWS does not provide speech when booting into safe mode.  You will need sighted help to do this. 


Gerald



On 6/27/2020 6:00 AM, Shirley Healy wrote:
does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com


windows safe mode

Shirley Healy
 

does jaws work when in safe mode? and, how do I boot up the computer into safe mode?
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Shirley Healy
 

Awesome tim thank you so much!
shirley

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:03 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Hi Shirley,

Go to Google and type

Avast Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for Avast Removal

To download the Avast! Removal utility. That’s how I did it when I uninstalled it from my Windows 7.

Kind regards

Tim.

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shirley Healy
Sent: Saturday, 27 June, 2020 11:52 AM
To: techtalk@groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

 

I am trying to get rid of avast. Does anyone know how to do it? It seems to be hard to get rid of it. I am unsure of what I need to do to finally remove it from my PC!

Any help would be appreciated!

shirley

 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Timothy Mok
 

Hi Shirley,

Go to Google and type

Avast Uninstall Utility | Download aswClear for Avast Removal

To download the Avast! Removal utility. That’s how I did it when I uninstalled it from my Windows 7.

Kind regards

Tim.

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shirley Healy
Sent: Saturday, 27 June, 2020 11:52 AM
To: techtalk@groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

 

I am trying to get rid of avast. Does anyone know how to do it? It seems to be hard to get rid of it. I am unsure of what I need to do to finally remove it from my PC!

Any help would be appreciated!

shirley

 

Virus-free. www.avg.com


Re: Security Essentials question

Jacob
 

It works that way i MSE. MSE will install the definitions updates automatically. There are 2 ways to search for updates manually. With in the MSE interface or in Windows Update. But again they'll be installed and therefore no need to search for them unless you want them a littlle faster than the scheduled definition updates. I don't know exactly how many times a day MSE checks for updates.


OZ0TE Jacob


On 2020-06-26 at 17:18 Vicki W wrote::

HI,
 
Does anyone know why my Security Essentials updates are showing up in optional updates rather than important updates like Defender does? I have to check for definition updates rather than have them show up on their own.
 
Do I need to change a setting?
 
Vicki
 


Re: Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

heather albright
 

I seem to have remembered, I went to %appdata% to delete some left over files but, I think the last time I had to remove this was on 7!  Some one can correct me if this is not true anymore! Cheers Heather

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 11:55 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Hi Shirley,

I am not sure about other operating systems, but with Windows 10, I went to programs and features and used the uninstall feature for Avast.  It is not too accessible, but I believe if you run the uninstall from programs and features, if you press enter on one of the inaccessible buttons, the rest is automated and the uninstall completes.  Give that a try and see what happens.


On 6/26/2020 11:52 PM, Shirley Healy wrote:
I am trying to get rid of avast. Does anyone know how to do it? It seems to be hard to get rid of it. I am unsure of what I need to do to finally remove it from my PC!
Any help would be appreciated!
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com

-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


Re: Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Shirley,

I am not sure about other operating systems, but with Windows 10, I went to programs and features and used the uninstall feature for Avast.  It is not too accessible, but I believe if you run the uninstall from programs and features, if you press enter on one of the inaccessible buttons, the rest is automated and the uninstall completes.  Give that a try and see what happens.


On 6/26/2020 11:52 PM, Shirley Healy wrote:
I am trying to get rid of avast. Does anyone know how to do it? It seems to be hard to get rid of it. I am unsure of what I need to do to finally remove it from my PC!
Any help would be appreciated!
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com

-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Margaret Thomas
 

Monte and All:

The printer is an HP laser jet 1012 and the scanner is a Xerox 7600.

I got the Windows 7 in 2011 and think I may have gotten the printer and scanner, then but am not sure.

I don't need detailed formatting.

I am not in a school or business situation and printing is fairly simple things like grocery lists, letters, etc. I do not scan books and scanning is mostly snail mail etc.

Margaret

On 6/26/2020 11:15 PM, Monte Single wrote:
Hi Margaret,
I purchased my printer 4 years before windows 10 was released.
When I got my win10 machine last year, I simply connected the printer, turned it on and it was ready to print.
I did not install and drivers. Windows recognized the printer and it was ready to go.
Now, if you need to do detailed formatting of print material, this may not work.
But, if the formatting is all done within your document; it's fine.
How old is your scanner?
What brand and model is it?
Don't quit yet.
-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Margaret Thomas
Sent: June-26-20 2:41 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier
Mike and All:
I'm not 100% sure that there aren't drivers that will allow me to use the printer and scanner on the Windows 10 Pro.
Before I got the Win 10 last fall, I thought Microsoft had some tool where one could check and see if existing Win 7 printers and scanners would work on Windows 10 Pro. Someone posted a link that sounded like it would give me the information, but I couldn't get the information.
I'm pretty sure the tech who installed the new computer checked the companies' web sites, but I'm sure he told me the printer and scanner wouldn't work on Windows 10 Pro and he set things up so I can continue to use the printer and scanner with the Windows 7 machine.
I don't print a lot and primarily just scan snail mail , so the setup worked okay until a recent project when having a printer and scanner on the new machine would have been a big help.
Since I'd rather not buy new equipment if I don't have to earlier
I looked on the HP site to try to find out if there was a driver for the printer that might solve the problem, but wasn't successful in finding anything about Windows 10 and my model. I'm going to try again and will try to get their tech support. I think I remember seeing something about HP tech support not helping if one doesn't have the serial number, but I could well be wrong.
Do you know if Microsoft has some compatibility tool like I thought there was or what to look for on the HP and Xerox sites?
Thanks,
Margaret
On 6/26/2020 1:04 PM, Mike B wrote:

Hi Margaret,
Is it possible to get and install updated drivers so your current
equipment will work with Windows 10?

Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to
please everybody.
----- Original Message -----
*From:* Margaret Thomas <mailto:avidreader@fastmail.com>
*To:* main@TechTalk.groups.io <mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io>
*Sent:* Friday, June 26, 2020 9:37 AM
*Subject:* Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner
copier

Holly,

Could you post what you find out about the controls? I'm finding this
thread of great interest since, apparently, I can't use the HP
LaserJet printer and Xerox scanner that I have on Windows 7 on the
Windows 10 Pro and have to switch computers to print and scan. I'm
considering an all-in-one and would prefer buttons.

Thanks,

Margaret


On 6/26/2020 12:02 PM, Holly wrote:
> Chris:
> I am having trouble finding a new printer like the one you have. It
may > not be available anymore. There is an upgrade to a Xerox
B215DNI > Monochrome Multifunction Printer, but not sure of the controls.
> I may call Amazon accessibility and see what they think.
> Appreciate your help.
>



Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Holly
 

Mike:
 
Good to know.  Thanks a bunch.


Re: Accessible laser printer, copier, scanner

Howard Traxler
 

Thanks for trhis infol.

Howard

On 6/26/2020 9:55 PM, Margaret Thomas wrote:
Thanks, Holly.

Margaret


On 6/26/2020 6:13 PM, Holly wrote:
Margaret and others with interest in this subject.

The Xerox B215.:

Lost your original email, but just talked to Amazon accessibility and this particular model does just have a touch pad.

I found the number for 'accessible products hotline' and it is closed now, but will call tomorrow if they are available on weekends.  Next week, if not.

Here is the number for the accessible products hotline.

316-252-2500 | The Envision Accessible Products Hotline



Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Mike B
 


Holly,
 
From what I understand, when you print in black & white it requires a certain amount of ink from the color cartridge to print.  So, you should be okay in printing an occasional file, doesn't have to be very much, but just enough to move some ink.  If I'm wrong, someone please jump in and correct me!

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

----- Original Message -----
From: Holly
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 8:44 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Monte:
 
No, a ink jet printer.  Someone said to print something once a week to keep the ink jet heads from clogging.  I was just wondering if you had to print a color page, not just a black and white one.


Re: Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Mike B
 


Hi Margaret,
 
Good news and not so good news.  I was not able to find updated drivers for the HP Laser Jet 1012, but I did find the Windows 10 driver for your Xerox 7600.  I used my Win-10 computer to do all the searching so the website would definitely see that I was looking for Win-10 drivers specifically.  Below is the Dropbox direct download link with the website I got the driver from in the zipped folder.
 
 
Sure hope this helps you out.

 
 
Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier

Mike and All:

The printer is an HP laser jet 1012 and the scanner is a Xerox 7600.

It would be great if there are updated drivers for them.

Margaret

On 6/26/2020 7:15 PM, Mike B wrote:
> 
> Hi Margaret,
> If you have the model numbers of your printer and scanner please post
> them and maybe someone that uses the same models can provide more
> compatibility with Windows 10 information, or we could help you check
> for updated drivers.
>
> Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool.
> I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to
> please everybody.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Margaret Thomas <mailto:avidreader@...>
> *To:* main@TechTalk.groups.io <mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io>
> *Sent:* Friday, June 26, 2020 1:40 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner copier
>
> Mike and All:
>
> I'm not 100% sure that there aren't drivers that will allow me to use
> the printer and scanner on the Windows 10 Pro.
>
> Before I got the Win 10 last fall, I thought Microsoft had some tool
> where one could check and see if existing Win 7 printers and scanners
> would work on Windows 10 Pro. Someone posted a link that sounded like
> it would give me the information, but I couldn't get the information.
> I'm pretty sure the tech who installed the new computer checked the
> companies' web sites, but I'm sure he told me the printer and scanner
> wouldn't work on Windows 10 Pro and he set things up so I can continue
> to use the printer and scanner with the Windows 7 machine.
>
> I don't print a lot and primarily just scan snail mail , so the setup
> worked okay until a recent project when having a printer and scanner on
> the new machine would have been a big help.
>
> Since I'd rather not buy new equipment if I don't have to earlier
>
> I looked on the HP site to try to find out if there was a driver for the
> printer that might solve the problem, but wasn't successful in finding
> anything about Windows 10 and my model. I'm going to try again and will
> try to get their tech support. I think I remember seeing something
> about HP tech support not helping if one doesn't have the serial number,
> but I could well be wrong.
>
> Do you know if Microsoft has some compatibility tool like I thought
> there was or what to look for on the HP and Xerox sites?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Margaret
>
> On 6/26/2020 1:04 PM, Mike B wrote:
>  > 
>  > Hi Margaret,
>  > Is it possible to get and install updated drivers so your current
>  > equipment will work with Windows 10?
>  >
>  > Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool.
>  > I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to
>  > please everybody.
>  > ----- Original Message -----
>  > *From:* Margaret Thomas <mailto:avidreader@...>
>  > *To:* main@TechTalk.groups.io <mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io>
> <mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io>
>  > *Sent:* Friday, June 26, 2020 9:37 AM
>  > *Subject:* Re: [TechTalk] Wanting an accessible laser printer scanner
> copier
>  >
>  > Holly,
>  >
>  > Could you post what you find out about the controls? I'm finding this
>  > thread of great interest since, apparently, I can't use the HP LaserJet
>  > printer and Xerox scanner that I have on Windows 7 on the Windows 10 Pro
>  > and have to switch computers to print and scan. I'm considering an
>  > all-in-one and would prefer buttons.
>  >
>  > Thanks,
>  >
>  > Margaret
>  >
>  >
>  > On 6/26/2020 12:02 PM, Holly wrote:
>  > > Chris:
>  > > I am having trouble finding a new printer like the one you have.
> It may
>  > > not be available anymore. There is an upgrade to a Xerox B215DNI
>  > > Monochrome Multifunction Printer, but not sure of the controls.
>  > > I may call Amazon accessibility and see what they think.
>  > > Appreciate your help.
>  > >
>  >
>  >
>  >
>
>
>



Does anyone know how to remove Avast from your PC

Shirley Healy
 

I am trying to get rid of avast. Does anyone know how to do it? It seems to be hard to get rid of it. I am unsure of what I need to do to finally remove it from my PC!
Any help would be appreciated!
shirley

Virus-free. www.avg.com

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