Re: NVDA randomly stops speaking

Quentin Christensen

Yep a log file would be very helpful to try to diagnose what is happening here.

It could simply be that Windows just doesn't seem to be resource managing so well and if it is trying to do something (like download updates), it struggles with anything else at the same time.

The log is in your %temp% directory.  If you open File Explorer with WINDOWS+E, then press ALT+D to get to the address bar and type or paste %temp% in, it should take you to the directory.  nvda.log is the current or most recent log, and nvda-old.log is the one before that (useful if NVDA crashes).



On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 3:09 AM Felix G. <constantlyvariable@...> wrote:
Would be interesting to see an old logfile from when this happens.
Could someone please remind us where they get stored? Digital dementia
Am Mi., 10. Okt. 2018 um 17:36 Uhr schrieb Brian's Mail list account
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> Not really, but today I did notice that some windows updates were coming in
> on my windows 7 machine, sometimes stopping the system for up to 30 seconds
> or making it stutter which is not usual unless these updates are in some way
> being installed as they come in which is not the way I've set them up. I got
> fed up with that countdown window in the background opening up and not
> noticing it till it shut the computer down and lost all my  open data.
> Brian
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Clarissa Mitchell" <MusicGirl712@...>
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> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:36 PM
> Subject: [nvda] NVDA randomly stops speaking
> > Hello all,
> >
> > This morning I've had a few instances where NVDA would just stop
> > speaking. I had to press CTRL+ALT+n to get it working again. At one
> > time it stopped, I was playing an audio game with Pandora in the
> > background, and another time I had both Chrome and Spotify open. I've
> > also downloaded several files overnight. Is anyone else having this
> > problem while running multiple tasks on the computer?
> >
> >
> >

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