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Disable Error Reporting in Windows XP

The microsoft error reports send far, far, far too much information to Microsoft, including your list of running processes and installed programs (last I checked). On all of the computers that I have to set up, I turn off the … Continue reading

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Jaws 10 Beta 2 Now Available

The jaws 10 beta 2 is now available. The email announcement follows. Still, no new features that can compete with Window Eyes, in my opinion. Not that I use Window Eyes or anything. JAWS public beta 2 is now live! … Continue reading

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Windows 7: A nicer Calculator! More Ribbon!

That’s right, folks. Microsoft really knows how to give us what we want, now. In Windows 7, we’ll get a calculator upgrade, and ribbon in default windows apps! Doesn’t that fill you with the unresistable desire to run out and … Continue reading

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Accessible Second Life

Wonderful: just what I need. Another virtual world to suck up hours and hours of my time. Apparently, a group of folks has created scripts to make second life accessible to blind users. Interestingly, this happened in august, yet it … Continue reading

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Blind Gamers Chess Challenge

Another new game for the blind gamers of the world. Finally, a self voicing chess game to replace the now extremely old Winboard for JFW. This is Windows software; if you’re on OS X, you already have a perfectly accessible … Continue reading

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Any DVD Update

The program that allows you to remove the DRM from DVDs, so you can make copies or rip them to movie files on your computer, has been updated again. This is a Windows program; I haven’t found any similar programs … Continue reading

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