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No. The way NVDA works is it uses a keyboard hook.
This intercepts all keys, and lets NVDA decide what, if anything,
it wants to do with them.
However, sometimes NVDA crashes, or locks up. It's still accepting
keyboard input, but not doing anything with it, kind of like how
it works with input help mode on.
An example from a few months ago. I was looking at cell phone
plans. Every time I got to a certain line in the page in Firefox,
NVDA would lock up and do this.
Hitting windows+m to go to the desktop, then a character I know
isn't the beginning of an icon name usually beeps, but it didn't.
I knew my Windows sounds were working because I either restarted
them or tested them earlier (there's a Windows bug that disables
them on some reboots).
What can you do here?
1. Alt control delete works, and the NVDA there reads. You might
think you can use task manager, but as soon as your session comes
back, your keyboard still doesn't work.
2. Sign out. Hopefully this stops NVDA and leaves you with some of
your windows open, for example if you had an unsaved notepad.
3. Switch to another user, kill the old NVDA process and switch
back. You have to have that user set up before this happens, and I
kept forgetting to make the account.
On 4/20/2020 1:38 PM, Robert Kingett
Glad to see the integration works. I admit, if NVDA crashes,
though, couldn't you just hit CTRL, ALT, N?