Windows Accessibility Wizard comes handy for users who have difficulties with vision, hearing and/or mobility. With Windows Accessibility, users can make Windows XP and computer easier to use.

To start the Accessibility Wizard:

> Choose Start

> All Programs (or Start > Programs from the Classic Start menu)

> Accessories

> Accessibility

> Accessibility Wizard.

With Windows Accessibility Wizard users will be able to :

> Select the smallest text size that they’ll be able to read,

> Enable or disable options that allow them to read text more easily ( Such as changing the interface font size ), switch screen resolution, or use personalized menus.

> Indicate types of features that are difficult for you to use.

> Adjust the size of scroll bars and window borders if needed.

> Change the size of the icons (normal, large, or extra large).

> Choose from several color schemes that alter the contrast of text and colors on the screen.

> Change the size and color of the mouse pointer.

> Change the cursor blink rate and width.

> Display visual warnings when system events occur.

> Display captions for speech and sounds.

> Use Stickykeys, which makes it easier to use multiple keystroke combination.

> Use BounceKeys, which ignores repeated keystrokes.

> Use toggleKeys, which plays a sound when you press the Caps Lock, Num Lock, or Scroll Lock.

> Show extra keyboard help when applicable and available.

> Use MouseKeys to control te mouse pointer through the numeric keypad.

> Select a right-or left-handed mouse and adjust the mouse pointer speed.

> Turn off StickyKeys, FilterKeys, ToggleKeys and High Contrast features when the idle time exceeds a specified period.

> Configure all these settings as the default for new user accounts or for the current user only.

Once you are done with selecting your choices, review it thouroughly again to make sure you have got your preferred choice correct. Once you save and exit the Accessibility Wizard, the changes will be applied.


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