Re: shut down sound for windows 10

Jaffar Sidek

Free Will?  You have it.  You are free to use Linux or Mac or Dos or Android or some other OS.  You are not obliged to pay for and use Windows if you don't like it  You could pay more for a Mac, use some other free OS, and see how you get along.  No one is ever forced to use one OS or the other, now isn't that free will?

On 31/7/2018 9:56 PM, Jonas Voll wrote:

I do not like other people making Decisions for myself!

Free will, is what I want!


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From: <> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 8:41 AM
Subject: Re: shut down sound for windows 10


On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 09:16 AM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:

I disagree with that statement about Microsoft not caring about accessibility.

As does anyone who pays the slightest bit of attention.   The creation of Narrator, and the degree of ongoing development of same, marked a tectonic shift in Microsoft's attitude toward accessibility.

Although I loved the shutdown sound, and see why it can be useful, even on a laptop there are easy ways to tell if a computer is shut down or not.  Just place your hand near the fan exit vent and you will feel the stream of air, which is usually significantly warmer than any room temperature, cease flowing upon complete shutdown, as the fans are the last thing to shut down.

The shutdown sound is a triviality in the world of accessibility.  Pick your battles.

Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134  

    The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

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