Re: Windows 10 Anniversary Update


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Know what in most windows versions I'm finding I hardly ever access the start menu at all, instead thef first time I find I need something that is not on the desktop I create a shortcut to it. It may well look a bit naff to the sighted but sure as heck is easier to trigger if you use useful hot keys.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Quentin Christensen" <quentin@...>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 3:22 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Windows 10 Anniversary Update


Hi Arlene,

Yes as you are doing now will work exactly the same in Windows 10. It's
only if you access shut down from the Start menu that it's in a different
place.

On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:20 PM, Arlene <nedster66@...> wrote:

Hi, I'd just do windows m like I do now then alt f 4 and enter!

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Rosemarie Chavarria
Sent: July-25-16 5:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Hi, Quentin,

The easiest way for me to shut down is to go to the desktop, hit alt F-4
and hit enter. I also like the windows X, u and u keystroke too. It's
similar to how you'd shut down in windows XP.

Rosemarie

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Quentin Christensen
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2016 4:26 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Hi Steve,

To be honest, one of the biggest changes I have found, is that the start
menu is now three columns wide. The left column has user account / file
explorer / settings / power, the middle column has recent apps then all
apps (first letter navigation jumps straight to first app of that letter in
full apps list), and the right column has the windows 8 style tiles. You
can still only pin to the right column but at least you can press the
context menu to get recent files for any program there now which is nice.

What annoys me is that to shut down from here involves:
1. Windows
2. tab (takes you to the left column first, if you'd press down arrow
you'd have started moving down the middle app list column).
3. down arrow four times.
4. enter
5. down arrow
6. enter.

If you want to do it quicker, you can press WINDOWS+X , press U then U
again, or windows+m to go to desktop then alt+f4, or just press the power
button on your machine (I know that last one is easiest of all, I've just
never got into the habit of doing it as that used to be strongly avoided
due to data loss :)

There's a new dark mode which you can get to without a registry hack now
which affects mostly just settings but does make it a bit easier for some.

Regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:39 AM, Steve Hoad <mainefun40@... <mailto:
mainefun40@...> > wrote:


This is a major update for Windows 10 being released August 2. I
know
the update is out in Beta and many features have been changing
since
the earliest release. Since these updates load automatically, are
there things we should be aware of as NVDA users?
Here's an article from "The Verge" released Monday July 25 at
about 9 A.m. EDT.


http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/25/12269736/microsoft-windows-10-anniversary-update-features-review

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Steve Hoad








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