Re: Problems With NVDA and Windows10


8GB of RAM is adequate for the typical Windows 10 user.  While I’ve seen comments that performance is faster with 16GB, 8gb does not result in the kind of slowness described.  There are a lot of blind screen-reader users with 8GB of RAM, using Windows 10. 
It may be that the computer can run Windows 7 well, but that it doesn’t have the power to run Windows 10 well. 
What synthesizer are you using?  One thing that might help is using a different synthesizer.  For example, buying Eloquence if you are using speech that requires much more power, might make a significant difference.  You can try an Eloquence demo and see. 
But if you are using something like E-Speak, trying a Eloquence demo won’t help.  E-Speak is already responsive in less powerful machines. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jackie
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Problems With NVDA and Windows10
Ibrahim, there's a lot you don't tell us--specifically, how much ram
this machine has, how much free hard drive space, how many processors,
& their speed.

There is a Windows 10 compatibility tester that MS has. Did you run
this? If you have < 8gb of ram, then I suggest that Windows 10 is not
a good choice, especially when running adaptive technology. I would
also say that because this is an upgrade, there may be incompatible
apps or drivers.

On 8/10/21, JM Casey <jmcasey@...> wrote:
> It might be some kind of app running in the background that's slowing down
> your system, but it really shouldn’t' be Defender ora ny of the Microsoft
> programmes, which should work pretty smoothly together.
> I have had big system slowdowns sometimes after a huge amount of disk
> activity, but it happens maybe once every few months  or less and a restart
> always sets everything right.
> The problem you are experiencing must be specific to your system.
> Perhaps if you give some stats about the machine, someone might have a
> comment.
> Maybe also go into task  manager and take a look at startup items; see if
> you can get rid of anything.
> Maybe the manufacturer  put some bloatware on the system that is messing
> with it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <> On Behalf Of Ibrahim Ajayi
> Sent: August 10, 2021 08:00 PM
> To:
> Subject: [nvda] Problems With NVDA and Windows10
> Hello:
> I've come to discover since I upgraded my laptop from windows7 to 10, that
> the computer has not been responding to commands instantly.
> When I launch a program or a website, it takes a very long time for it to
> start. Even when I am typing it sometimes takes some seconds for the
> characters to appear.
> I don't know if this is a problem with the NVDA screen reader or it is a
> problem with the operating system windows10.
> I don't understand why this is happening. I didn't have this problem at any
> time with windows7 or even XP.
> I suspected at a time that the various security installations were causing
> the problem, and I disabled windows defender. But this has still not solved
> the problem.
> So, what can I do. Has anyone had this problem before?
> Thanking you in advance for your help in this regard.
> Ibrahim.

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