Re: NVDA at logon

Robert Logue

Ok. I'll give copy saved settings to login a try too.  It scared me because it said something about plugins not being secure.


On 2019-04-03 2:10 a.m., Chris via Groups.Io wrote:
Also could try copy saved settings to login and other secure screens option see if that fixes the problem if it is actually nvda starting and not another screen reader

From: Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io
Sent: 03 April 2019 08:56
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA at logon

Not sure, if you had it set to start at log on, once, then it can be a real
pain to stop it.
Does anyone know if this is in fact possible?
What I see is that when it has been set to log in with a password prompt in
windows , then the nnvda settings get used but when its fully loaded the
screenreader is not actually running normally it still needs a manual start.
This implies that there is, somewhere in the early start up sequence, a stub
loader that gives rudimentary screenreading before the rest of windows loads

I'm guessing this may be some throw back to a time when nvda was not
uninstalled completely and has only been seen now due to some change in the
settings in windows starting up and nvda starting up.
Might be worth a look in Microsoft's autorun tool to see if you can see a
key somewhere where its running something from nvda, and removing it
I had a similar issue with Dolphin some years ago.

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From: "Chris via Groups.Io" <chrismedley@...>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2019 6:39 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA at logon

In my experience this tends to be that another screen reader, like narrator
for example, it's actually starting to login and not actually NVDA, is The

On 3 Apr 2019, at 00:48, Robert Logue <bobcat11@...> wrote:

NVDA is starting when I have it set not to at logon.

I've looked at NVDA settings as well as in Ease of Access in control
panel. It is unchecked so it shouldn't load at startup. It is checked to
load after startup. The settings agree.

Another problem is that NVDA is using the default sound card instead of
the one designated in NVDA and Windows sound settings.

Windows 10 1809.


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