Re: Win 10 Creators update makes NVDA almost unusable

Gene New Zealand <hurrikennyandopo@...>


What i think i will do also is add if a person has this problem to the trouble shooting section on the nvda audio tutorials page for reference for others.

Gene nz

On 7/14/2017 5:35 PM, Mohit Singla wrote:
Thanks guys I have been able to fix it. Tyler's suggestion to disable enhancements worked and now NVDA is extremely snappy and well responding.

Here is what I did:
In control Panel go to sounds and then the Playback devices tab
Open Properties of Playback devices and go to the Enhancements tab.
Under Enhancements Check the box Disable all sound effects
Press Ok and Ok again on the Properties Tab
You will see the effect immediately.

Thanks a lot for suggesting the solution.


Mohit Singla
M: +91 9811211507

On 14-Jul-2017, at 4:22 AM, Rui Fontes <rui.fontes@...> wrote:

Yes, it seems this today update turned the PC a little faster...


-----Mensagem Original----- De: David Moore
Data: 13 de julho de 2017 23:47
Assunto: Re: [nvda] Win 10 Creators update makes NVDA almost unusable


I am using latest Creators build of win10 and the latest NVDA snapshot, and my computers are more snappy then ever. I just wanted you to know.

David Moore

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From: Rui Fontes
Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2017 6:22 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Win 10 Creators update makes NVDA almost unusable

That is strange!

I am using the last iteration of Windows Creator, last updated one hour ago,

last Next version of NVDA and a low power PC and I haven't that delay...

Have you deleted your NVDA configurations folder to start from scratch?


-----Mensagem Original----- 
De: Mohit Singla

Data: 13 de julho de 2017 22:14


Assunto: Re: [nvda] Win 10 Creators update makes NVDA almost unusable

I have tried using narrator and it works fine and is very responsive. I have

also uninstalled NVDA and run it from a portable copy but the problem


Mohit Singla

M: +91 9811211507

On 14-Jul-2017, at 2:23 AM, Tyler Spivey <tspivey@...> wrote:

For curiosity's sake, does this happen with Narrator?

Here's a possible fix:

1. Search for sound in the start menu and launch the Sound control panel.

2. In the list, find your default playback device and press space.

3. Find the Enhancements tab, and check Disable all enhancements.

4. Press OK to close the properties dialog, and OK to close the Sound

control panel.

On 7/13/2017 1:37 PM, Mohit Singla wrote:


I am having the same problem and I have detailed it in another thread. I

am using Microsoft SAPPI 5 and have tried it on espeak and vocalizer as

well. I have tried removing all Addons and also got rid of the windows

app essentials.

My problem starts right from installation.

Thanks in advance and let me know if I should follow this tread or the

one I created.

Mohit Singla

M: +91 9811211507

On 14-Jul-2017, at 1:34 AM, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@...

<mailto:joseph.lee22590@...>> wrote:


Do you have any add-ons installed? If so, restart NVDA in safe mode

i.e. add-ons disabled.



*From:* <>

[] *On Behalf Of *Graham Armfield

*Sent:* Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:36 PM

*To:* <>

*Subject:* [nvda] Win 10 Creators update makes NVDA almost unusable

Dear All,

A couple of weeks ago my laptop updated to Win 10 Creators update.

Since then I've noticed that NVDA 2017.2 seems to have become very

slow to respond to all keystrokes - approx 1 second delay each time. I

tried reinstalling NVDA but that didn't seem to help.

Additionally after another Windows update this week, it's become very

stuttery and the delay has got much worse. It's now almost impossible

to use.

Has anyone else experienced this? And/or does anyone have any ideas

about where to start to try to rectify the situation? Drivers,

conflicting software, etc? I know that one approach would be to

attempt to roll back to before Creators but that feels like the

nuclear option.


Graham Armfield

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