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Windows 2000 Accessibility Wizard Settings

Accessibility Wizard

Start>Programs> Accessories> Accessibility> Accessibility Wizard

the Welcome Page is shown to the right

hit Enter or click on the Next button to continue

Text Size

Up/down arrows will help you choose the option you desire

The options are:

use the normal size text

use large window titles and menus

use Magnifier and large titles and menus

 

 

Display Settings

 

The options are:

Font Size

Screen Resolution

Magnifier

Personalized Menus

 

 

Wizard Options

The options are:

Blind Settings

Deaf Setting

Keyboard/Mouse Settings

Administrative Options

 

If you choose the blind and low vision options you then go to these screens
Scroll Bar and Window Border Size
Icon Size

Display Color Settings

 

the Preview gives you an indication of the kind of contrast that each scheme provides

Save Settings

after making all the choices in Blind and Low Vision section you have the opportunity to save these settings

 

to do so, hit the Save Settings button, give these settings a name

If you choose the deaf and hard of hearing options you then go to these screens

SoundSentry

allows windows to provide visual warnings in place of sounds

Show Sounds

allows windows to provide visual warnings in place of sounds

Save Settings

after making all the choices in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing section you have the opportunity to save these settings
If you choose the keyboard options you then go to these screens

StickyKeys

allows the user to press key combinations one key at a time

BounceKeys

tells Windows to ignore repeated keystrokes
if you select this option you get a second BounceKeys screen that allows you to set the BounceKeys Settings

ToggleKeys

provide auditory feedback when you press

Caps Lock
Num Lock
Scroll Lock

this helps user avoid errors

Extra Keyboard Help

allows ToolTips and other instructions to be displayed when these tips are available

MouseKeys

allows user to use the keyboard instead of the mouse to move the mouse pointer

Mouse Cursor

allows user to use select the size and color of the mouse cursor

Button Settings

allows user to configure the mouse to work right-handed or left-handed

Mouse Speed

allows user to configure the mouse pointer speed by moving the sliding bar

after making all the choices in the Keyboard and Mouse section you have the opportunity to save these settings

The final stage of the Accessibility Wizard

The box in the middle will list all of the changes that were made

There is a hyperlink to the Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities Web Site

To Finish the Wizard hit the Finish button