When I first started to use NVDA, I put it on a thumb drive in its own folder but had an "autorun" file in the root. Plugging in the drive made the system execute the commands in the autorun file which started
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NVDA. Haven't done this lately, though. Might it still work?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene New Zealand" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How do I run a portable copy of NVDA from a USB flash drive
usually when i do a portable version of nvda i usually put it into a
folder called nvda and all of its files go into that. it means i can
also have other folders and keep it better structured rather than having
files all over the place. Plus it is easier to start nvda.
On 5/24/2018 10:52 AM, Richard Wells wrote:
Maybe I shouldn't, but I have always used NVDA Portable on the root of
my USB media. Other than personal preference, is there any reason for
me to stop this practice? Thanks and I will appreciate all information
on this topic.
On 5/23/2018 4:00 AM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
That very much depends how you copied it. I think most people prefer
not to have nvda in the root of the ram drive. I would also add here
that in Windows 10, the usability of a portable version of nvda is
much reduced over using it in Windows 7, mainly due to many parts of
windows only being given access to for an installed bit of software.
Thus you might consider with the permission of the machines owner
installing nvda on the machine but not making it auto start, so at
least the next time you need to use it it has the best access it can.
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Wells" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11:20 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How do I run a portable copy of NVDA from a USB
Just insert the USB Flash Drive, determine the drive letter Windows
gives it, press WIN-KEY+R, type DriveLetter:\NVDA and it will launch.
On 5/22/2018 2:57 PM, Don wrote:
I have successfully created a portable copy of NVDA on my flash drive.
How do I run it on another lap top computer?