Thanks Steve, I'll have another rootle around or failing that, get Microsoft Accessibility to turn it off.
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It's interesting that JAWS won't speak on that screen, NVDA does.
On 22 Sep 2018, at 11:36, Steve Nutt <email@example.com> wrote:
JAWS will never speak on that screen.
By the way, it's not just escape, any key will take you to the login screen.
I disabled it ages ago, but can't remember how I did it.
All the best
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Edward Green
Sent: 22 September 2018 10:30
Subject: JAWS not speaking on Win 10 start-up screen
I'm running the JAWS 2019 beta on an HP Spectre laptop using the April
update of Windows 10.
When my PC starts up, a screen comes up showing different wallpapers. To get
to the username and password field, I have to press escape.
JAWS won't speak on that wallpaper screen regardless of how long I leave it
there, but does when I press escape and the log on screen shows. I have JAWS
set to speak at the log on screen.
Does anyone know how to get JAWS to speak on that first start-up screen, or
even better, turn off that screen? I had thought that this screen was the
lock screen, and followed instructions online to create a registry key in
the hopes of disabling it. I also went into personalisation settings and
turned off the lock screen at log on, but still no joy.
I'd be grateful for any suggestions.