[Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8

Lynne techlynne46 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 14:06:22 GMT 2012


Just had to add that is indeed how I set up our Windows 7 desktop last year 
and am glad to know it will work with Windows 8.  Windows-U to the rescue!
Thank you.
Lynne----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Tanner" <david.tanner100 at gmail.com>
To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 9:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8


> Yes, just wait until Windows starts booting and then then press Windows 
> key and the letter u.  I believe that there may be another key that will 
> also do the same thing, but I am not absolutely sure at this point.
>  I do know of two folks who have completely setup their Windows 8 computer 
> from scratch using Narator.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Scott Edwards" <sre826 at live.com>
> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 8:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8
>
>
>>I wonder if narrator can be used in Windows 8 to set up a new Windows 8 
>>machine out-of-the-box
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Oct 31, 2012, at 5:55 PM, "David Tanner" <david.tanner100 at gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Narator is much improved in Windows 8.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "christopher nusbaum" 
>>> <dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com>
>>> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:49 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8
>>>
>>>
>>>> Good! I'm glad it has a screen reader, but I hope it will be any good,
>>>> unlike the narrator in Windows 7.
>>>> Chris
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> On Oct 31, 2012, at 5:19 AM, Chris <christopherh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I have heard the surface includes Narrator so yes it will be 
>>>>> accessible.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Christopher Hallsworth
>>>>>
>>>>> On 30/10/2012 20:43, Chris Nusbaum wrote:
>>>>>> Hi Lino,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there any accessibility in the Surface?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Chris
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
>>>>>> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Lino Morales
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 4:41 PM
>>>>>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] a little more about Windows 8
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Surface is already out, but what I've heard availability of that 
>>>>>> tablet
>>>>>> won't be until sometime in November.
>>>>>> On 10/29/2012 12:52 AM, Mary Emerson wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi again,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I've been looking at the book called Windows 8 Out Of The Box and it
>>>>>>> says that the e-mail program that comes with Windows 8 is a
>>>>>>> watered-down version of Live Mail. Live Mail has been made to work 
>>>>>>> at
>>>>>>> a level that's similar to Outlook.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Also, Windows 8 Explorer has Computer, as Windows 7 Explorer did. I
>>>>>>> use Computer all the time because it works so much like My Computer 
>>>>>>> on
>>>>>>> XP.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I get the impression from this book that new desktop applications
>>>>>>> can't be installed on tablets, but I could be wrong, and the book
>>>>>>> could be wrong.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On a side note, I checked Amazon and found some accessories for the
>>>>>>> Microsoft Surface; they come in a package including a carrying case;
>>>>>>> looks like total price is about $37. I don't know when the Surface
>>>>>>> will be out.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I hope NBP or somebody will come out with a list of keystrokes and a
>>>>>>> description of gestures; there are a few, such as pinching in and
>>>>>>> pinching out with two fingers, and moving your finger up and down 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> screen. Probably not too hard.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Mary
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