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How to disable windows narrator? [duplicate]

I'm using text to speech software and have no need for windows narrator. Unfortunately the hotkeys for using this TTS software are very near the ones for starting windows narrator. WN has the nasty ...
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Narrator won't turn off despite everything [duplicate]

The Narrator on my computer (Windows 7 version) turned on somehow and won't turn off. I have already been to the Ease of Accessibility section and unticked all the options that tell it to use the ...
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Stop narrator from switching on automatically

From the time I started using my computer, Narrator has automatically been turning on when I switch on the computer or run an application which requests admin rights. I am running Windows 7 Home ...
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Highlight text and have it read back to me in Windows 7? [duplicate]

On my Mac, I can highlight text, hit a keyboard command, and it reads the selected text aloud. Is there an analogue for Windows 7? I've tried enabling Narrator... but it's overkill; it seems to read ...
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Narrator Keeps turning on on login screen

Recently, I have found that every time I restart or lock my computer, Narrator turns on when the login screen shows up. Using Caps+Esc or going to the "Ease of Access" Menu -> "Narrator" and choosing ...
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Shutting down narrator on Windows 8

I don't know how I managed to get the narrator to start nagging me, but it is certainly nagging. To make it clear - I know how to exit the narrator once it is working. The problem I am having is with ...
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How do I disable narrator forever? [duplicate]

I hate narrator. I realize it can be helpful for people that can't see well but I don't have that problem. I keep accidentally pressing whatever keys open it (I still haven't found out what it is) and ...
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How to tell Windows 8 Narrator to read only the selected text?

I am on Windows 8 and I am trying to setup Narrator to be able reading only specified text selections I indicate. I have two problems: Narrator speak too much, it says something at each window ...