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Windows 8 Narrator

When I have the Narrator turned on (Windows 8), it will not recognize my computer keyboard, i.e. cannot type anything. If I turn Narrator my keyboard off, my keyboard works fine. This just started ...
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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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What is the easiest way to stop Narrator without administrative privileges?

Every once in a while, the Windows Narrator starts out of the blue on one of my Windows VMs running under VMware Fusion on a MacBook Retina. There seems no clear way to stop it as there is no visual ...
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Get Windows Narrator to keep doing current action

I want to get some text read out to me while I work on something else. I have two monitors on my desktop and I like to keep the web-browser open in one and text editor open in the other. I have found ...
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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?

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 ...