[Mm-friends] Skype on the Windows 8 start screen

Paul Hunt prhunt1 at att.net
Sat Apr 27 21:47:34 EDT 2013


Hello everyone. I recently purchased a Dell Latitude 5530 with Windows 8 from the Microsoft store. Skype is on the Start screen. It doesn't look like it's accessible. Perhaps it's a metro app. How can I confirm this?

Thanks so much. 

On Nov 19, 2012, at 10:56 AM, "David Tanner" <david.tanner100 at gmail.com> wrote:

> If you do the Windows U to turn on Narrator you are in the Ease Of Access menus and have to deal with all of that.  in addition to Narrator. Otherwise, with Windows enter you are just running Narrator and don't have to worry about all the other stuff in Ease Of Access during the Windows 8 setup.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Luis Eduardo Peña" <lpena57 at gmail.com>
> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 10:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] Is it possible to install windows 8 using narrator?
> 
> 
> David what do you mean by Even better for activating Narrator is the windows
> key with enter turns Narrator on and off in Windows 8.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of David Tanner
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 11:09 AM
> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] Is it possible to install windows 8 using
> narrator?
> 
> Even better for activating Narrator is the windows key with enter turns
> Narrator on and off in Windows 8.  And, Narrator can be used for setting up
> Windows 8.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris" <christopherh40 at gmail.com>
> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 9:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] Is it possible to install windows 8 using
> narrator?
> 
> 
> Hello!
> I did a custom or a clean install so I could install it on a separate
> partition alongside Windows 7.
> I do not have User Account Control enabled.
> Narrator can be toggled on and off with Windows-control-u.
> The setup from start to finish can be driven entirely from the keyboard.
> Hope this helps!
> 
> 
> Christopher Hallsworth
> 
> On 19/11/2012 15:23, Paul Hunt wrote:
>> Good morning Christopher. I have several questions.
>> 1. Did you install an update or a complete install?
>> 2. I assume that you used NVDA to start the install and get past the
>> Access Control.
>> 3. How did you start narrator?
>> 4. How did you read the key or did you buy Windows 8 from the
>> Microsoft store?
>> 
>> In my opinion, any OS that does not allow us to install or maintain it
>> totally on our own is inaccessible.
>> 
>> I hope you have a nice day.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
>> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Chris
>> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 6:57 AM
>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] Is it possible to install windows 8 using
>> narrator?
>> 
>> You can use Narrator to complete installation but I personally use
>> Nvda or whatever screen reader I have running to start the installation.
>> 
>> 
>> Christopher Hallsworth
>> 
>> On 19/11/2012 12:09, Luis Eduardo Peña wrote:
>>> Hello list,
>>> 
>>> I wonder if Is it possible to install windows 8 using narrator. Has
>> somebody
>>> tried to install w8on his own?
>>> 
>>> Thanks.
>>> 
>>> Luis Eduardo Peña
>>> Psicólogo clínico
>>> Clínica Farallones
>>> Calle 9C # 50-25
>>> Consultorio 1108
>>> Cali, Colombia
>>> 
>>> Teléfono: (572) 487-8084
>>> Teléfono celular: 311-308-8073
>>> 
>>> www.misicologo.com
>>> luispena at misicologo.com
>>> Skype: luiseduardopena
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
>>> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Mary Emerson
>>> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 7:02 AM
>>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>> Subject: [Mm-friends] e-mail
>>> 
>>> Kelsey,
>>> 
>>> Just wondering if the new e-mail program has a method to delete old
>>> contacts; Windows 7 Live Mail did not have this when I used it; it
>>> may have, but I never figured out how to get rid of old contacts.
>>> This lack of control forced me to switch to another e-mail program.
>>> 
>>> Mary
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Mm-friends mailing list
>>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
>>> 
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Mm-friends mailing list
>>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mm-friends mailing list
>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
>> 
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mm-friends mailing list
>> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
>> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends 
> _______________________________________________
> Mm-friends mailing list
> Mm-friends at acbradio.org
> http://acbradio.org/mailman/listinfo/mm-friends


More information about the Mm-friends mailing list