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windows 7 in general.

Penny Golden
 

Well, I just re-joined the list after a hiatus.  I'm sure Win7 and win10 have been going around and around.

I spoke to someone whom I trust. He is still using his xp and likes it very much.

I explained that I thought that I had to go to win10.

His reply, in short, was this:

If you keep your paied virus up, and you like what win7 is doing, and you don't have to change for work or some other reason, there is no need to change.

Well, that is fine.

I understand that the virus programs are not tremendously accessible.

My computer gent, i think, believes that  I should do well with Microsoft Security Essentials.

I may be wrong about this that he thinks is okay.

He's coming at 1 pm Saturday, should weather allow. Thank you.  I do not use jaws, but win eyes; and I'm hoping to put on NVDA and learn that.  I am also thinking about a laptop and have begun the process with computers for the blind.

Thanks for any help.  try not to be too technical; i'm a user, not a  technical expert.

Penny

pengold2@...


Re: toptech tidbits

Mike B
 

Hi Monte,
 
Click on the link below to find a subscribe link:
s

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:52 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

Hi Mike,

Could you send me the ones you received.  I’’l have to subscribe.

Thanks

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: January-16-20 8:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Monte,

 

I received the weekly email today and last week, but they were on vacation for almost a month.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

From: Monte Single

Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:47 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


Re: toptech tidbits

Monte Single
 

No worries!

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: January-17-20 12:48 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Monte,

 

Sorry, but I only save what I want out of them into a text file then delete them.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:52 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Mike,

Could you send me the ones you received.  I’’l have to subscribe.

Thanks

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: January-16-20 8:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Monte,

 

I received the weekly email today and last week, but they were on vacation for almost a month.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:47 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


Re: toptech tidbits

Mike B
 

Hi Monte,
 
Sorry, but I only save what I want out of them into a text file then delete them.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:52 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

Hi Mike,

Could you send me the ones you received.  I’’l have to subscribe.

Thanks

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: January-16-20 8:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Monte,

 

I received the weekly email today and last week, but they were on vacation for almost a month.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

From: Monte Single

Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:47 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


Re: What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Steven Johnson
 

Thanks to Norma, Monty and John for putting me on the right track.  Apologies Monty, you were not advising me to get the cable from HW, but I will plan to play it safe and get my USB Client Cable from them.  I am looking forward to having a more powerful braille terminal that plays BARD books.  Pretty cool! 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Norma A. Boge
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 7:02 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

Hi, it seems it is a proprietary cable. See the following page for further info:

http://support.humanware.com/en-usa/support/braillenote_apex/braillenote_apex_as_a_braille_display

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 6:40 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I know about Humanware, but they often charge inflated prices for standard things like SD cards, power supplies, not to mention their devices.  I just wanted to know if the sync cable is a standard USB type B or C, or if it has a proprietary plug that goes into the Apex?

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

Check with support@...

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-16-20 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


Re: What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Norma A. Boge
 

Hi, it seems it is a proprietary cable. See the following page for further info:

http://support.humanware.com/en-usa/support/braillenote_apex/braillenote_apex_as_a_braille_display

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 6:40 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I know about Humanware, but they often charge inflated prices for standard things like SD cards, power supplies, not to mention their devices.  I just wanted to know if the sync cable is a standard USB type B or C, or if it has a proprietary plug that goes into the Apex?

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

Check with support@...

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-16-20 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


Re: What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Monte Single
 

I did not say to buy from humanware;  I said you could find out which type ov usb cable to get.

Unless your apex is very new, it will not be the usb c cable as that has been around for only the last year or so.

Maybe you can take the apex to a store and find the right cable that way.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-17-20 6:40 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I know about Humanware, but they often charge inflated prices for standard things like SD cards, power supplies, not to mention their devices.  I just wanted to know if the sync cable is a standard USB type B or C, or if it has a proprietary plug that goes into the Apex?

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

Check with support@...

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-16-20 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


Re: What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Steven Johnson
 

I know about Humanware, but they often charge inflated prices for standard things like SD cards, power supplies, not to mention their devices.  I just wanted to know if the sync cable is a standard USB type B or C, or if it has a proprietary plug that goes into the Apex?

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

Check with support@...

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-16-20 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


Re: toptech tidbits

Monte Single
 

Hi Mike,

Could you send me the ones you received.  I’’l have to subscribe.

Thanks

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: January-16-20 8:11 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

Hi Monte,

 

I received the weekly email today and last week, but they were on vacation for almost a month.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:47 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

 

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


Team Talk Scripts Updated

Mike B
 

Howdy for those that might be interested,
 
JAWS Scripts For TeamTalk 5 Classic
Doug Lee has made some important updates to these scripts and you can get them by clicking on the link below.
 
 
 
Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.


Re: toptech tidbits

Mike B
 

Hi Monte,
 
I received the weekly email today and last week, but they were on vacation for almost a month.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:47 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] toptech tidbits

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


toptech tidbits

Monte Single
 

When I go to the toptech tidbits website,  the newest posting I see is for Dec 19, 2019.

Has anyone seen anything newer?


Re: What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Monte Single
 

Check with support@...

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steven Johnson
Sent: January-16-20 5:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


What kind of USB cable for the BrailleNote Apex

Steven Johnson
 

I have a used BrailleNote Apex coming next weekend with no cables, and I have never even touched one before, so I am pretty excited.  I have a power supply and a new battery, but no USB cable to connect it to my computer.  Which type of USB cable fits the Apex?  Thanks in advance for telling me.


Re: Google Chrome not shutting down

Gene
 

I assume you already saw the suggestion to try exit in the file menu, which may work.  If that doesn't work, you can try close in the system menu.  That may work.  To do so, do the following:
Open the system menu with alt space bar.  Hold alt and while doing so, press the space bar.  Release both keys and then type c.  That is the shortcut for close in that menu.
 
If neither of those work, I'll tell you how to close the program using the task manager.  Or, perhaps I should say, someone will tell you.  If you are running XP or Windows 7, I can, but I don't have Windows 8 or 10 and the Task Manager may be organized differently.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
From: Vicki W
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:44 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

I am saying that alt F4 doesn't close the program as it used to and that I need to restart my computer to close it.
 
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Gene
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

What do you mean by it never closes?  Are you saying that alt f4 doesn't close the window or are you saying something else?
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Vicki W
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:30 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki
 


Re: Google Chrome not shutting down

Vicki W
 

I am saying that alt F4 doesn't close the program as it used to and that I need to restart my computer to close it.
 
 

----- Original Message -----
From: Gene
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

What do you mean by it never closes?  Are you saying that alt f4 doesn't close the window or are you saying something else?
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Vicki W
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:30 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki
 


Re: Google Chrome not shutting down

Gene
 

What do you mean by it never closes?  Are you saying that alt f4 doesn't close the window or are you saying something else?
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
From: Vicki W
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:30 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down

Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki
 


Re: Google Chrome not shutting down

Vicki W
 

I use alt f4, and no, I didn't try the exit option. Alt f4 always worked until a few weeks ago.
 
I will try that.
 
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 5:55 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Google Chrome not shutting down


How do you close Google Chrome?  Do you use Alt-F4?  Have you tried closing it using the exit option on the Chrome context menu?


Gerald



On 1/16/2020 7:30 AM, Vicki W wrote:
Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki
 


Re: Google Chrome not shutting down

Gerald Levy
 


How do you close Google Chrome?  Do you use Alt-F4?  Have you tried closing it using the exit option on the Chrome context menu?


Gerald



On 1/16/2020 7:30 AM, Vicki W wrote:
Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki
 


Google Chrome not shutting down

Vicki W
 

Hi,
 
For several weeks now, whenever I exit Google Chrome, it never closes. I have to restart the computer to get it to shut down. What could be causing this?
 
Thanks.
 
Vicki