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Re: Microsoft Word

John Holcomb II
 

Wow I spend $100 a year for 5 licenses of office 365.

John

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 7:29 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Microsoft Word

 

Hi List,

 

I purchased the full  micro soft office suite from amazon for about 30 bucks.

It was micro soft office 2016 pro.

It is legal.

I got the micro soft accessibility help  desk to help me install and register it.

Spending  over a hundred dollars for 1 piece of the office suite is  like throwing money away.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Abbie Taylor
Sent: March 6, 2021 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Microsoft Word

 

Yes, you can buy a stand-alone version of Word for $140 from the Microsoft store. If you have trouble, call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk. That's what I ended up doing, and they were helpful. 
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Re: Microsoft Word

Monte Single
 

Hi List,

 

I purchased the full  micro soft office suite from amazon for about 30 bucks.

It was micro soft office 2016 pro.

It is legal.

I got the micro soft accessibility help  desk to help me install and register it.

Spending  over a hundred dollars for 1 piece of the office suite is  like throwing money away.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Abbie Taylor
Sent: March 6, 2021 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Microsoft Word

 

Yes, you can buy a stand-alone version of Word for $140 from the Microsoft store. If you have trouble, call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk. That's what I ended up doing, and they were helpful. 
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Abbie Johnson Taylor, Author https://abbiescorner.wordpress.com

http://www.abbiejohnsontaylor.com

abbietaylor945@...

 


Re: having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

John Holcomb II
 

But the checkbox verifies that he's not a robot. In other words solves the
capcha.
John

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 7:04 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

You don't bypass the captcha. You may be approved or you may have to solve
an audio captcha. Either may happen after you check the check box. You
should be able to use the check box with other browsers as well. I don't
think it works with Internet Explorer.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Holcomb II
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com



Or a Chromium based browser (such as Microsoft Edge.)







From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gerald
Levy via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 4:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com







If memory serves, the Next Door site has one of those "I am not a robot"
check boxes. If you use Google Chrome, you can check this box to bypass the

captcha.



Gerald







On 3/6/2021 2:42 PM, Jim Rawls wrote:



Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join
nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim


Re: having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

Gene
 

You don't bypass the captcha. You may be approved or you may have to solve an audio captcha. Either may happen after you check the check box. You should be able to use the check box with other browsers as well. I don't think it works with Internet Explorer.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Holcomb II
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com



Or a Chromium based browser (such as Microsoft Edge.)







From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 4:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com







If memory serves, the Next Door site has one of those "I am not a robot" check boxes. If you use Google Chrome, you can check this box to bypass the captcha.



Gerald







On 3/6/2021 2:42 PM, Jim Rawls wrote:



Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim


Re: having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

John Holcomb II
 

Or a Chromium based browser (such as Microsoft Edge.)

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gerald Levy via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, March 06, 2021 4:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

 

 

If memory serves, the Next Door site has one of those "I am not a robot" check boxes.  If you use Google Chrome, you can check this box to bypass the captcha.

 

Gerald

 

 

On 3/6/2021 2:42 PM, Jim Rawls wrote:

Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim


Re: Microsoft Word

Abbie Taylor
 

Yes, you can buy a stand-alone version of Word for $140 from the Microsoft store. If you have trouble, call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk. That's what I ended up doing, and they were helpful. 
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Re: having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

Howard Traxler
 

If it's next door, why do you say nexrtdoor or nexgtdoor?  I'm convinced that neither of them exist.


On 3/6/2021 3:21 PM, Gerald Levy via groups.io wrote:


If memory serves, the Next Door site has one of those "I am not a robot" check boxes.  If you use Google Chrome, you can check this box to bypass the captcha.


Gerald



On 3/6/2021 2:42 PM, Jim Rawls wrote:

Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim



Re: having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

Gerald Levy
 


If memory serves, the Next Door site has one of those "I am not a robot" check boxes.  If you use Google Chrome, you can check this box to bypass the captcha.


Gerald



On 3/6/2021 2:42 PM, Jim Rawls wrote:

Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim


gmail and thunderbird, creating folders

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,


This could be kind of a complicated question, but before having to have windows reinstalled on my laptop a couple of weeks ago when I'd create a new folder on gmail.com it would end up at the bottom of my folder tree in thunderbird in alphabetical order. Now, however, when I create folders on gmail's site some of them are up at the top under my inbox, then there are things like trash, sent mail, and maybe some other folders then at the bottom of the tree are the rest of my created folders. Is there anything I can do to make my created folders show up together at the bottom like they did before?


Thanks.


Troy


Messages coming to drafts.

Carolyn Arnold
 

Now, evidently I have my blocked person coming to drafts, so
that viPhone is coming here too instead of its box.
Everything from lists seems to be coming here, only not
Blind Friends. I haven't figured out yet where they are.

Does anyone have any idea what I can do to get things back
like they were or to clear out all rules, so that everything
will come to my Inbox, and I can start all over with rules?
Thanks.


Need help with rules, please!

Carolyn Arnold
 

I need help with rules. All of my emails are coming to
drafts now, and I do not know what to do to restore them so
that they would go back to their respective boxes.

One of my lists is going to junk. I figured out why, but
haven't figured out how to correct it. One sender has a list
that I did not want any more, but no place on the bottom to
opt out, so I blocked that person.

Problem: that person also is in the viPhone group, and now
everything for viPhone, since that person is in it now, is
going to Junk.

I have tried moving viPhone mail, including from the blocked
person, to my inbox then creating the rule again for them
to go to the viPhone box, but to junkj they come.

Now, this list and others are coming to Drafts. It is a
mess!

Also, I don't know how to find blocked senders in order to
remove a block.


having trouble joining nexrtdoor.com

Jim Rawls
 

Hi all, I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. I am trying to join nexgtdoor.com and it has a captcha thing. How do I get past that? Jim


Re: FCC approves $3.2 billion internet discount.

enes sarıbaş
 

I hope they don't spend the billions of dollars building fiber to areas that already have fiber, or building out any form of DSL or copper based internet service.

On 3/1/2021 4:36 PM, Janet wrote:
Hello Everyone,

I just came across this article as I was reading, and I thought some might be interested in reading what I copied and pasted below.

FCC approves $3.2 billion internet discount program

called the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to help offset the price of staying connected.

Margaret Harding McGill
Illustration of a computer mouse with a knotted cord shaped like a dollar sign

Low-income Americans will soon be able to receive a $50 discount on their monthly internet service bills after the Federal Communications Commission on
Thursday unanimously approved plans to establish a $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program during the pandemic.
Why it matters: Internet service is more critical than ever during the coronavirus pandemic, but it still remains out of reach for millions of Americans.
What's next: The FCC said it intends to open the program to eligible households within 60 days as broadband providers sign up. Individuals will receive
the funds as a discount on their monthly bill.

https://www.axios.com/fcc-approves-32-billion-internet-discount-program-b3fb8b4e-3e9d-4805-89c6-da91867ecef0.html?tm_term=

Go deeper:
Pandemic puts money, political muscle behind broadband
article
Feb 22, 2021 -
Technology
Pandemic puts money, political muscle behind broadband
Axios
Kim Hart,
Margaret Harding McGill
Illustration of a suited hand holding out a lot of ethernet cables.
Now that the pandemic has made it clear just how essential it is to be connected to high-speed internet, lawmakers are finally putting billions of dollars
into funding government programs to expand access to it.
Why it matters: The big lesson from the pandemic is that broadband service is no longer a nice-to-have amenity - it's critical for virtual school, remote
work and telemedicine. Yet around 14.5 million Americans still lack access to it, according to the FCC. (Many advocates believe that figure undercounts
the number of people still not connected.)
Driving the news: Federal and local officials in both parties are taking ambitious steps.
list of 3 items
Congress set aside
$7 billion in fundin
g for broadband in the December COVID-19 relief package, including a $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit program that will provide up to $50 a month
off internet bills and a one-time $100 discount for a laptop or other device for low-income families.
The House Energy & Commerce Committee earlier this month advanced $7.6 billion in funding to
expand internet connectivity
for students and teachers without access as part of its COVID-19 relief budget reconciliation legislation.
Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel this week launched a broadband task force to improve the agency's data collection and mapping tools, which have
long been criticized for under-reporting the access gaps.
list end
What's happening: Urgency has also increased at the state level: 34 states enacted legislation or resolutions related to broadband development in 2020,
per the
National Conference of State Legislatures.
Action is already underway this year; for example:
list of 3 items
In Nebraska, 11 bills have been introduced so far to expand broadband access and Gov. Pete Rickets has for the first time earmarked state general funds
to address it, per the
Omaha World-Herald.
In Texas, Republican state senators have proposed a creating a Broadband Development Program, establishing a map of where improvements are needed and creating
a statewide broadband plan within a year, per the
Houston Chronicle.
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's budget proposal for $210 million toward increasing broadband access has bipartisan support and was fast-tracked by the
legislature last week, the
AP reports.
list end
The big picture: Such steps to close the digital divide are long overdue, but previous proposals were typically hobbled by partisan bickering or overshadowed
by sexier tech-related issues.
Now, though, the stark need for better and more affordable access has finally summoned political will from both parties.
"People are finally serious not just about talking, but spending," said Matt Wood, vice president of policy and general counsel at Free Press. "This is
something that's essential and everybody needs it and not everybody can afford it right now."
Another factor is pushing high-speed internet access to the top of the priority list: The sudden potential for smaller towns to attract new residents who
are fleeing big, expensive cities.
People can't work remotely with slow and spotty internet service.
The increased reliance on smart phones, wireless devices and - eventually - 5G services is only possible if fiber networks in the ground keep expanding
to handle the extra traffic.
Yes, but: Plenty of hurdles remain. For example, the FCC is tasked with getting the federal $50 broadband benefit program up and running, but it hasn't
yet figured out what to do if the money runs out and customers suddenly face "bill shock."
"I also want to think about if there are opportunities for helping those people to stay in that service even after the program might end," said Rosenworcel.

Partisan differences are also emerging. Michigan Republican Tim Walberg
offered an amendment
to the proposed $7.6 billion fund for expanding student and teacher broadband access that would condition the funding on schools providing in-person instruction
(the amendment was rejected).
More broadly, House Republicans have focused on broadband deployment proposals
in 28 bills,
including deregulatory measures such as imposing deadlines on cities to act on permitting requests or limiting environmental reviews.
A
bill
from Rep. Billy Long (R-Missouri) would curb cities from building their own broadband networks.
Our thought bubble: Urgent proposals today don't necessarily translate to tangible results in five years.
This may be low-hanging fruit for lawmakers who are hearing from people in their districts about the need for better, affordable internet service.
But the key to sustainable broadband expansion projects is long-term planning and a strategic bipartisan commitment that outlasts political term cycles
something Congress and state legislatures don't have a strong record of doing.

https://www.axios.com/pandemic-internet-access-49e88227-de21-411e-b5cc-d7be631d7d7c.html

article end

Peace Be With You.





Re: Shutting down Windows 10 machine with Jaws

Aakash Mishra
 

Hello please try to this steps simply go to the desktop and press alt f4 otherwise go to the desktop and press fn + alt + f4


Re: filter these messages: control plus shift plus k message in thunderbird

Troy Burnham
 

Thanks Adam that worked. I don't think what I had done to fix it before was that easy but as long as it works...


Troy


On 3/6/2021 4:23 AM, adam morris wrote:
Hi Troy,
unless I've missunderstood you when you're in the box where it talks about filter these messages just press escape and it goes away.
You may need to do this for each mail box you have.


On 4/03/2021 13:18, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,


When tabbing into my thunderbird folders, between the folder list and the folder itself there's an area that says filter these messages: control plus shift plus k. How do I keep that from showing? I've done it before and I think it's in the menus somewhere but I can't find it.


Thanks.


Troy








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Re: filter these messages: control plus shift plus k message in thunderbird

adam morris
 

Hi Troy,
unless I've missunderstood you when you're in the box where it talks about filter these messages just press escape and it goes away.
You may need to do this for each mail box you have.


On 4/03/2021 13:18, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,


When tabbing into my thunderbird folders, between the folder list and the folder itself there's an area that says filter these messages: control plus shift plus k. How do I keep that from showing? I've done it before and I think it's in the menus somewhere but I can't find it.


Thanks.


Troy








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Smart Audiobook Player Clipping on BrailleNote Touch Plus

Debbie April Yuille
 

Hi All

 

Has anyone else had the issue of audiobooks clipping on the BrailleNote Touch Plus? If so, what other audiobook software do you use?

 

Thanks

Debbie


Re: Acrobat Reader DC

Allen West
 

I appologize for the late response. I received the answer from a
co-worker. I got so busy, I haven't had an opportunity to try it yet.
Here are the instructions I received.
In the conttrol panel, go to default apps and enter on the link,
choose default apps. Tab to Acrobat Reader DC and hit the spacebafr to
make it the default.
I will try it in the morning. I have been working for a little over
twelve hours today and don't trust my judgment at this point.

Allen

On 3/5/21, Allen West via groups.io <alwest0324=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
I found how to make Acrobat Reader DC the defauolt.


On 3/5/21, Allen West via groups.io <alwest0324=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
Hi,

I have always been able to make Acrobat Reader DC the default for
opening PDF's. In the past week, I have tried to make this change on
two computers. The default is MS Edge. Has something changed?
I'm trying to help two friends. If you know, please let me know.

Thanks

Alllen










Re: alexa for pc

Bharat
 

Hi Marvin,

You may get it from the Microsoft store.

Thank you,
Bharat.

On March 6, 2021 6:28:13 AM "Marvin Hunkin" <startrektech@...> wrote:

Hi. Where do I get the alexa for pc app from. And the get button is the download button for Microsoft store.

Thanks.



cortana

Marvin Hunkin
 

Hi. Well cortana is working for me again. Downloaded the latest version from the Microsoft store. And then was able to hear my local weather info in farengieight, not Celsius. Then reached out to disability answer desk. Then reset the weather app. And then made sure it was set to Celsius.

Got jaws 2021 latest update. Windows 10 pro 64 bit 20 h 2. Very weird.

Marvin.

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