Re: Win10 reading password and pin


coccinelle@...
 

Brian,

You are right, it is NVDA doing the reading.  The interesting thing, it does not happen at every log in.  I’ll check the setting of the button at the end of the password and pin.

  Many thanks.

Blessings

Pascal

 

From: chat@nvda.groups.io <chat@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:10 PM
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Subject: Re: [chat] Win10 reading password and pin

 

Pascal,

         Just for clarity, Windows 10 announces nothing, the screen reader does.

         I presume you're using NVDA and under its General Settings you have the Automatically start NVDA after I log on to Windows and Use NVDA on the Windows logon screen (requires administrator privileges) checkboxes checked.   I do not know of a way to make the Windows 10 logon screen show password or PIN by default, but I would imagine if the "show" state is activated then the screen reader would read the characters you're typing rather than the standard "star" being repeated for each character as it's typed.   There is a button at the end of the password and PIN field that toggles visibility.   Check to see if yours is set to show (or visible) rather than hide (or invisible).

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Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1903, Build 18362

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