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Windows 7: Where did the accessability features go?

24 Jan 2010   #1
blind bruce

windows seven
 
 
Where did the accessability features go?

I run a desktop with XP. I have selected the "high contrast 2" feature due to my vision problems.
My new laptop has windows 7 and I am unable to find anything that will give me the dark background that I enjoy on XP.
Is there such a feature on 7?
Bruce in the Peg


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24 Jan 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Will this help at all?

Adjust your monitor's brightness and contrast

I know how annoying this must be, hope that we can resolve your problem.
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24 Jan 2010   #3
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

If the above suggestion doesn't work for you then maybe you could press:

Alt + Left Shift + Print Screen button
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24 Jan 2010   #4
derekimo

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Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome blind bruce,
If you right click on the desktop, pesonalize, then choose a high contrast theme.

Also in control panel there is the ease of access center.

Hope that helps you out.


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24 Jan 2010   #5
richc46

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Several very good suggestions. Give them a try and if they do not work, your team will try to come up with other ideas.
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24 Jan 2010   #6
blind bruce

windows seven
 
 

The jpegs from derekimo and all other pages I want to read, have a white background. The glare prevents me from seeing any printing on those pages. I finally got the desktop background a less glaring color but all the pages have the white background.
?????
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24 Jan 2010   #7
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Bruce,

Try holding down Alt, the left Shift button, and the Print Screen button at the same time and then press ok when the screen pops up
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24 Jan 2010   #8
derekimo

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Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blind bruce View Post
The jpegs from derekimo and all other pages I want to read, have a white background. The glare prevents me from seeing any printing on those pages. I finally got the desktop background a less glaring color but all the pages have the white background.
?????
Sorry about that bruce, How about these.


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25 Jan 2010   #9
blind bruce

windows seven
 
 

You guys sure know your stuff. The alt/l shift / print screen did the trick!!!
Now I can see what I am doing and try to learn this new system.
Many thanks,
Bruce
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25 Jan 2010   #10
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're Welcome,
Glad you got it sorted out Bruce.
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