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Ah I see. I figured that would be set up already, either because
newer UEFI comes with that by default, I think, or it had already
On 10/30/2021 12:04 PM, Brian Vogel
On Sat, Oct 30, 2021 at 12:34 PM, John Isige wrote:
Do you need sighted assistance?
Yes. Doing a completely clean reinstall involves changing the
boot order in UEFI/BIOS to look for the USB media first in that
order. There is no screen reader support without an operating
system (regardless of the operating system) so one needs sighted
assistance on the rare occasions where one needs to deal with
Normally I'd suggest doing a Repair Install/Feature Update using
the same media, but you must be able to boot into Windows 10 in
order to do that. And since this computer has not been fired up
in years, and the password cannot be remembered (presuming it uses
a local account - if it uses a Microsoft Account, you can change
the password for that account on Microsoft.com and the change
propagates down provided you're connected to the internet when you
boot), and it has an ancient version of Windows 10 it just makes
more sense to do what we in the business call a "Nuke and Pave"
and have what amounts to an "out of the box" experience with the
machine immediately afterward.
Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version
21H1, Build 19043
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