Re: NVDA and Skype

Pascal Lambert

Hi Sarah,

Pardon my ignorance.  What do you mean by “hot Window B”?

When I type “window-B” within Skype it takes me back to the desktop tray.

Please clarify.

Very much appreciated.



From: [] On Behalf Of Sarah k Alawami
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2018 1:20 PM
To: Nvda List <>
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA and Skype


Id you check your communications properties? I had that problem until I set it to none.


1. Hot windows b

2. Go to speaker and hit the context key

3. Control tab to communications

4. Set the radio button to none and hit ok.


Take care

On Jul 12, 2018, at 12:03 AM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io <bglists@...> wrote:


Well that is a strange one. Does this mean all sounds are muted all the time?

I used to find it annoying that Skype took control of inputs and outputs every time I ran it and then forgot to put stuff back when you had finished. As I mostly use line level this was really annoying.
I seldom use Skype these days. many people I know tend to use their mobile for Skype now to leave their desktop unpoluted, so to speak!


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Pascal Lambert" <
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Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2018 2:39 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA and Skype

Hi All,
I just installed Skype and when I tried to set up the audio, my Jay Lab speakers went silent producing a humming sound.  I am new to using Skype and I would appreciate any suggestion and/or feedback.  Is there a more accessible version of Skype?  Is there a tutorial for using Skype with NVDA?
Many thanks

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From: [] On Behalf Of Rui Fontes
Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 6:58 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA and Focus40 or other Braille displays

In the UserGuide is the link to download the Focus driver from Freedom Scientific pages...


Rui Fontes

Às 22:59 de 11/07/2018, Moty Azrad escreveu:


Tell your friend that he/she, has to install the correct driver for FOCUS40, after the installation the Focus Braille display can appear in the list of the Braille displays. Then, to choose it and go on.
I've some friends here that work with NVDA and FOCUS40 and it works fine for them.

Good luck


Moti Azrad
Musician and Piano Tuner

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of
Lisa P Geibel
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2018 00:38
Subject: [nvda] NVDA and Focus40 or other Braille displays


I'm sorry if this has been discussed before and I'm rehashing it, but
a friend of mine was curious if NVDA worked with the Focus40? Does it
bring up a list of displays to choose from and how well does it work
with Braille displays if anyone here has this knowledge, I'd really
appreciate info for my friend? Thanks and again, sorry for bringing
this up again.


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