Posts under Accessibility tag.

IE11 makes browsing for the Blind & Visually Impaired, easier

Windows 8 includes several accessibility features that make working with the computer a lot easier for the challenged. Starting with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 11 has made things even easier for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Those of you who […]

How to use Narrator in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows operating system includes several accessibility features that make using Windows easier, for people with age-related or other disabilities. By the time folks cross the fifties, most will have vision, hearing, or dexterity impairments. Have dexterity and mobility impairments? […]

Activate a window by hovering over it with your mouse

When you have many windows open on your Windows desktop, to activate a particular windows, you have to click on it. But if you wish, you can activate windows and steal focus by simply moving your mouse to the windows […]

Change Notifications display time in Windows 10/8/7

Yesterday we saw how to change Windows cursor thickness & blinking rate to make it more visible via the Ease of Access tab in PC Settings. Today we will see how to increase or decrease the time, for which toast […]

Download Windows 8 Accessibility Guide from Microsoft

Microsoft has released an Accessibility Tutorials and a Fact Sheet for Windows 8 and it is now available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. The guide discusses the Accessibility features and options available in Windows 8. Windows 8 includes […]

Windows Magnifier Tips and Tricks for Windows 10/8/7

As a part of the Ease of Access Center, one of the Accessibility tool that Microsoft has included in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 is the all-improved Magnifier. This Magnifier tool makes it easier for people with disabilities, to […]

Set Windows 7 notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

While many prefer to turn off the Windows notification dialog boxes, which appear in the right side taskbar bottom corner near the notification area/system tray, there may be others who find its time of display, to be short! Set Windows […]