Re: NVDA and Freedom Scientifi Focus 40

John J. Boyer


I have the same problem. Until about three years ago I could turn off the Focus 40 and then when I turned it on again It would work immediately with Bluetooth.
Then Microsoft did something that caused this problem. My computer tech tried to fix it, but nothing he did worked.

Hopefully someone will have a solution.


On Sat, Apr 17, 2021 at 07:59:50PM +0200, Viny wrote:
Hi, Everyone,

I have NVDA 2020.4, Windows 10 and a braille display Focus 40 4th generation
of Freedom Scientific.

Each times I switch of the braille dispay and start it after, i must restart
nvda for the braille display works again. The Focus 40 is connect by
bluetooth. This is a problem for me because I am not always near to the

Could it possible to do something to solve that? Isn't there a parameter to
change in the properties dialog of the bluetooth serial port?

Thanks for answers.

John J. Boyer
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