moderated Re: battery question

Richard Turner

What I find the easiest way is to tap the Windows key, and type "change system" and change system sound should show up so you can just hit enter.
Then tab over to the list of program events and arrow down.
There are two, Critical Battery alarm and Low Battery alarm.

The defaults are not very loud or noticeable.
You may want to grab and alternate .wav file and put it in the c:\windows\media folder so you can use it.



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-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 11:04 AM
Subject: Re: battery question

How do I get to the sound scheme settings?

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: March 2, 2021 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: battery question

Jaws won't tell you unless someone has written a script, but Windows can alert you if you go in the sound scheme settings, and make sure a sound file that you can actually hear is connected to the appropriate events, like Critical battery and I think there is a low battery.
You just need to go through the events and find the appropriate ones for your needs.


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On Mar 2, 2021, at 10:51 AM, JM Casey <> wrote:

I'm not sure about jaws specifically (I only use NVDA on my laptop)
but Windows should tell you when your battery is low. It may not give
you a
*huge* amount of time/warning. Mine doesn't -- it's an old Lenovo
Thinkpad and I even got a supposedly fresh battery for it, but never
have I ever gottren satisfactory battery life out of the thing.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Madison
Sent: March 2, 2021 01:47 PM
Subject: battery question

Hi all,
I've decided that I should start using my laptop unplugged and only
charge it when I'm not using it, and well I know how to check the
battery power I'm wondering will Jaws tell me when my battery is
getting low or will I just have to keep checking? I'm using the latest
Jaws and Windows 10. Thanks Madison

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