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Alternative to Braigo

Kerryann Ifill <ksbf@...>
 

Hi all:

The brag app used to be lovely for extracting text but that went bye bye. Are there any alternatives that are being used?

Regards
Kerry


Re: Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Fanus,

           The issue you're having sometimes occurs, and no one ever really knows why (and I'm sure the actual underlying causes are myriad).  What I suggest is following these instructions: Doing a Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO file

            And if you want to be "very strict" with your machine during that process, make sure it's not connected to the internet.  When you have the ISO file you already have all of the essential components needed to do the repair install or feature update.  If there are additional updates that were put in place after Microsoft issued the ISO file then those will be applied via the normal Windows Update process after you again establish internet connectivity.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

Fanus
 

Hello Brian

Thanks, I hear what you say. The strange thing is that my PC says it wants to upgrade and then it says its going to restart but after the restart it says it could not finish the update, please turn off the pc while the update is cancelled. I am connected to the pc via an ethernet cable to my modem, so internet is available, so I do not know what the problem might be. I was hoping that if the pc could update it would solve my USB problem.

Regards

Fanus

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

 

Third-party driver updaters are to be avoided like the plague.  There are only three safe sources of driver updates, and "safe" does not mean there may not be an occasional problem, just that your machine will not have any likelihood of getting something you really don't want like malware, adware, viruses, etc.:

1. Windows Update

2. Your computer manufacturer's support pages, driver's and downloads section, or driver updater software they supply, e.g., HP Support Assistant, Toshiba Service Station, and similar.

3. A specific component in your computer's manufacturer, on its support pages or via its driver updater software, e.g., Intel Driver and Support Assistant.


--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Syncing Outlook on 2nd computer

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

No.

If you are comfortable with dealing with registry exports and imports it is possible to export the Outlook account settings from the registry and import them on another machine.  Otherwise you go through the account setup process again, and since it's pretty much fully automated these days it really isn't difficult nor does it take long.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Syncing Outlook on 2nd computer

Loy <loyrg2845@...>
 

I have 4 email accounts set up on main computer, is there a way to sync this on second computer without setting up the accounts again?


Re: can't erase files from your streem

Carolyn Arnold
 

I am going to need some direction about putting the card in
the computer. I have a friend, and I think she might be able
to help me do that. When my 128 one comes, I'll do that and
get the books on it.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Terrilynne
Pomeroy
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:56 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

When I have had this problem, I put the card into my
computer and delete it.
This has solved the problem for me.

TerriLynne


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of Carolyn Arnold
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:17 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

I think you are right, Gene.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:54 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

It sounds to me as though that means a defective card, just
as it does a defective thumb drive if there is no protection
adjustment that works or is offerred.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Marilyn and Don Bilderback
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:42 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem



Incidentally, I am also having trouble with my SD card. No
matter where I put the little selector on the side, the
message I get is that the card is wright protected. Is
there a remedy or is there a new card in my future?

Marilyn





From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem





You might want to check the switch on the side of your sd
card. It's just a sliding switch, and sometimes they get
changed when you're pulling it out of the streem.

David


Re: I can't erase books from my Victor Reader Stream.

Carolyn Arnold
 

That is a very good idea.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of john s
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:15 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader Stream.

Carolyn, after you retrieve what you want from the card, you
could try formatting the card.

At 04:12 PM 10/21/2020, Carolyn Arnold, wrote:
I removed the card from the reader, moved the slot up to
read, then
back to read write - exact, same problem.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:12 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader
Stream.

Hi Gene,

I have beenusing the Victor Stream for about 11 years.
It just happens.
Once in a while the little slider on the edge of a s d
card gets
bumped into the write-protect position.
Remove the card from the stream or pc and slide it back to
the off
position.
All will be fine.
-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of
Gene
Sent: October 20, 2020 6:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader
Stream.

Do you get any sort of message such as a right protected
announcement?
I wonder if those cards can be set to be right protected or
if that is
a sign of a defective card as it is a sign of a defective
thumb drive.

Or, if you get an access denied message, that may be solved
by changing
permission settings for the card, but I haven't learned
muchof anything
about permission settings.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Carolyn Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:53 PM
To: Tech Talk
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader Stream.

The subject says it. I took the card out and was able to
erase one. But
there is this one that simply will not erase.


What can I do, please?


















John


Re: Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

Third-party driver updaters are to be avoided like the plague.  There are only three safe sources of driver updates, and "safe" does not mean there may not be an occasional problem, just that your machine will not have any likelihood of getting something you really don't want like malware, adware, viruses, etc.:

1. Windows Update

2. Your computer manufacturer's support pages, driver's and downloads section, or driver updater software they supply, e.g., HP Support Assistant, Toshiba Service Station, and similar.

3. A specific component in your computer's manufacturer, on its support pages or via its driver updater software, e.g., Intel Driver and Support Assistant.


--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

Bharat
 

You may be able to find a very accessible driver software DVD as well as an online installation utility on the BHP site. I would request you to be very careful while proceeding with this utility since it tends to install a lot of other unwanted things as well.

On 22 October 2020 7:20:03 pm "Fanus" <buys.fanus@...> wrote:

Hello list
Can someone please recommend a package. I googled but the results show
packages which one must pay to download. I do not mind to pay if I am sure
my USB problem will be solved.
Regards
Fanus






Re: can't erase files from your streem

Terrilynne Pomeroy
 

When I have had this problem, I put the card into my computer and delete it.
This has solved the problem for me.

TerriLynne

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Carolyn
Arnold
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 2:17 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

I think you are right, Gene.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:54 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

It sounds to me as though that means a defective card, just as it does a
defective thumb drive if there is no protection adjustment that works or is
offerred.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Marilyn and Don Bilderback
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:42 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem



Incidentally, I am also having trouble with my SD card. No matter where I
put the little selector on the side, the message I get is that the card is
wright protected. Is there a remedy or is there a new card in my future?

Marilyn





From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of DAVID
GLOBE
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem





You might want to check the switch on the side of your sd
card. It's just a
sliding switch, and sometimes they get changed when you're
pulling it out of
the streem.

David


Accessible free PC driver upgrade software

Fanus
 

Hello list
Can someone please recommend a package. I googled but the results show
packages which one must pay to download. I do not mind to pay if I am sure
my USB problem will be solved.
Regards
Fanus


Re: I can't erase books from my Victor Reader Stream.

john s
 

Carolyn, after you retrieve what you want from the card, you could try formatting the card.

At 04:12 PM 10/21/2020, Carolyn Arnold, wrote:
I removed the card from the reader, moved the slot up to
read, then back to read write - exact, same problem.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:12 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader Stream.

Hi Gene,

I have beenusing the Victor Stream for about 11 years.
It just happens.
Once in a while the little slider on the edge of a s d
card gets bumped into the write-protect position.
Remove the card from the stream or pc and slide it back to
the off position.
All will be fine.
-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of Gene
Sent: October 20, 2020 6:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader Stream.

Do you get any sort of message such as a right protected
announcement? I wonder if those cards can be set to be
right protected or if that is a sign of a defective card as
it is a sign of a defective thumb drive.

Or, if you get an access denied message, that may be solved
by changing permission settings for the card, but I haven't
learned muchof anything about permission settings.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Carolyn Arnold
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 5:53 PM
To: Tech Talk
Subject: [TechTalk] I can't erase books from my Victor
Reader Stream.

The subject says it. I took the card out and was able to
erase one. But there is this one that simply will not erase.


What can I do, please?


















John


Re: downloading content from the Hadley web site

Gene
 

perhaps people already know how to do what you want, but please provide a link to a page where you want to do something when asking so people can look at the page and advise..

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Troy Burnham
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] downloading content from the Hadley web site

Hi all,

I found some files on the Hadley web site that I'd like to download but
I don't see how to do it, can anyone help? It's some files on how to use
safari.

Thanks.

Troy


downloading content from the Hadley web site

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,

I found some files on the Hadley web site that I'd like to download but I don't see how to do it, can anyone help? It's some files on how to use safari.

Thanks.

Troy


Re: Editing a goup contact

Brian Vogel <britechguy@...>
 

See if this message, part of a conversation on the Microsoft Office Accessibility Discussion Group, helps:  https://groups.io/g/office-accessibility/message/441 

There has not been a ton of change in creation and editing of email groups in recent versions of Outlook.

Office Accessibility Discussion Group Addresses:


--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.

        ~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com


Re: Desktop pc with jaws

Jim Wohlgamuth
 

Hi Allen and Group!

I have been running jaws on a system with a 29.1 GHB processor and 4 GB ram for 5 to 6 years now, and haven't really experienced any sort of slowness or other problems.  The only thing that I notice is that it tends to be a bit slow on booting up and starting jaws.  I am running Win 10 with the latest updates and the system just keeps on keeping on<SMILE!>.  Of course I hope to double my ram at the very least in the not to distant future.  I strongly suspect that if I had 8 to 12 GHB that I would have the ultimate machine! Just another opinion for whatever it may be worth. Good Luck and Have A Good 1!

de

<wohlggie@...><KF8LT><Jim Wohlgamuth>. 

On 21-Oct-20 09:25, Allen West wrote:
You will certainly get a variety of opinions on this, because this is
a personal preference. I tend to buy Lonova and Dell computers. Make
sure your computer has at least 8Gb of RAM. Your processor should be
an I5 or faster. I have come to prefer solid state drives. My most
recent computer has a 500GB SSD.

Allen

On 10/21/20, Stephanie <naturelovingmom@...> wrote:
Hello all,

 I'm about to make my way bac kto a windows pc after 10 years using a mac. i
would  lto know how to go a bchosing the latest pc, [desktop] that will work
with the latest jaws. I'll be using the pc for the web, online education
needs, zoom and other video conferenceing, and for creating music scores. O,
and audio editing.

 I want something that will be fast and work well that will last for a long
time, or be upgradable in the years to come.

How do I go a bchosing a pc that will work? I also have to buy online
because of covid restrictions in my area.

 Thank you for your help.

Steph












Editing a goup contact

Doug Sloan
 

All

 

Using office 2013 with W10 how do I edit a group contact? When I go to the contact that I need to edit I open the contact and then tab to members and from there nothing

 

Cheers

Doug


Re: can't erase files from your streem

Carolyn Arnold
 

What process do you do to copy the files to another card, please?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Allen West
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:36 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

I recently helped a friend with this issue. It turned out that the selector switch on the side was broken. We copied the files onto a new SD card and all was well.

Allen

On 10/21/20, Marilyn and Don Bilderback <djbilderback@cox.net> wrote:
Incidentally, I am also having trouble with my SD card. No matter
where I put the little selector on the side, the message I get is that
the card is wright protected. Is there a remedy or is there a new card in my future?

Marilyn



From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of
DAVID GLOBE
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem



You might want to check the switch on the side of your sd card. It's
just a sliding switch, and sometimes they get changed when you're
pulling it out of the streem.

David









Re: can't erase files from your streem

Carolyn Arnold
 

I think you are right, Gene.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:54 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

It sounds to me as though that means a defective card, just
as it does a defective thumb drive if there is no protection
adjustment that works or is offerred.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Marilyn and Don Bilderback
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:42 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem



Incidentally, I am also having trouble with my SD card. No
matter where I
put the little selector on the side, the message I get is
that the card is
wright protected. Is there a remedy or is there a new card
in my future?

Marilyn





From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of DAVID
GLOBE
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem





You might want to check the switch on the side of your sd
card. It's just a
sliding switch, and sometimes they get changed when you're
pulling it out of
the streem.

David


Re: can't erase files from your streem

Carolyn Arnold
 

Now, I'm not getting a message.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn and
Don Bilderback
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:43 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem

Incidentally, I am also having trouble with my SD card. No
matter where I put the little selector on the side, the
message I get is that the card is wright protected. Is
there a remedy or is there a new card in my future?

Marilyn



From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of DAVID GLOBE
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:34 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] can't erase files from your streem



You might want to check the switch on the side of your sd
card. It's just a sliding switch, and sometimes they get
changed when you're pulling it out of the streem.

David

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