Re: Reinstalling Windows 10

Gene New Zealand <hurrikennyandopo@...>


the package Gene is talking about can be found off my nvda tutorials for other programs page at

The heading you are looking for is Windows 10 PE (Preinstallation Environment) enabling independent Windows installation for blind users

usually your first boot device is a Cd so if a CD version is done you should be right. otherwise if your pc supports usb boot and it is set you can do it that way, but usually not set in a bios.

Gene nz

On 16/12/2016 3:00 PM, Gene wrote:
I don't know enough to advise you about using an accessible reinstallation environment.  There are installation environments developed evidently by some blind users that allow you to run enough of Windows from an external source to then reinstall Windows.  they also load a screen-reader from their files, as far as I know, NVDA.  But I don't know enough about this to tell you more.  No one has said anything about this in the discussion.  perhaps they will now. 
but you will have to be able to boot from whatever medium you are using, such as a thumb drive and I have no idea what sources the computer currently looks at when booting. 
----- Originaal Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2016 7:52 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reinstalling Windows 10

Well you can try a reset, to be honest though it may be time to just
take your box to a shop and ask them to reformat it for you.
I still am a firm believer that a box should run the system it was
designed for for best performance.
So if you ran xp on it it should run that or 7 well you get the picture.
I'd actually be wandering if you either have a virus or something or
simply that your hardwre has issues and it may do.

On 16/12/2016 7:33 a.m., Douglas Lawlor wrote:
> Hello Brian,
> I would do this if I could, but I cannot use the system at all in it's current state. It is taking minutes for NVDA to respond to a command which should normally take milliseconds. I just don't know what to do here. I've got no sited assistance to help me which makes this problem that much more frustrating.
> Doug
> Douglas Lawlor
> Email: douglawlor@...
>> On Dec 15, 2016, at 1:29 PM, Brian Vogel <britechguy@...> wrote:
>> Doug,
>>           Have you considered using the Reset function under the Update & Security Settings, Recovery Pane?   It wipes the existing Win10 installation and completely reinstalls the operating system but you can choose whether to keep your files (or at least the vast majority of them) or to start with an entirely clean slate.  I never resort to an actual clean reinstallation of Windows 10 from external media until and unless a Reset has not solved the problem.
>> --
>> Brian
>>  Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
>>          ~ Samuel Butler, 1835-1902

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