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How do I turn off Narrator?

I sorta button-mashed my computer keyboard and now there's a voice telling me what I'm doing and giving me definitions of things the mouse goes near or touches. The sound button on the keyboard is ...
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I have two separate narrators, how do I turn it off?

A few months ago my sister did something to my laptop (though she claims she didn't) and ever since then I have this weird male voice that narrates every single little thing from my details and what I ...
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How can I add UK Hazel voice on Win 10

I just upgraded to Win10 and my favourite voice Hazel is missing from narrator. How can I add the voice back or re-enable it? My locale is set to EN-AU.
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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 what I specifically tell it to read and remain absolutely silent otherwise?

Here's what I want: Windows Narrator reads ONLY the text that I specifically tell it to read. If I have not told it explicitly to read some text, it should stay silent. Moreover, after I have told ...