Windows 2000 Accessibility Tutorials

The downloadable document below includes step by step instructions on how to use the many accessibility features available in Windows 2000. Accessibility tutorials are provided for the topics in the following list.

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Using the Accessibility Wizard

  • Opening Accessibility Wizard
  • Switching to a Lower Screen Resolution to Increase the Size of Items on the Screen
  • Changing the Size of Items on the Screen
  • Disabling Personalized Menus
  • Setting Options for People Who Are Blind or Have Difficulty Seeing Things on the Screen
  • Setting Options for People Who Are Deaf or Have Difficulty Hearing Sounds from the Computer
  • Setting Options for People Who Have Difficulty Using the Keyboard or Mouse
  • Setting Administrative Options
  • Restoring Default Settings
  • Saving Accessibility Wizard Settings to a File
  • Saving a Shortcut to Your Accessibility Settings on Your Desktop

Using Utility Manager

  • Opening Utility Manager
  • Starting Accessibility Programs When Utility Manager Starts
  • Starting Accessibility Programs Automatically When Windows Starts
  • Starting or Stopping Accessibility Programs

Using Magnifier

  • Opening Magnifier
  • Starting Magnifier Automatically When Windows Starts
  • Changing Magnifier to High Contrast
  • Inverting the Colors of the Magnifier Window
  • Setting the Magnification Level
  • Setting Magnifier Tracking Options
  • Changing the Position of the Magnifier Window
  • Changing the Size of the Magnifier Window

Using Narrator

  • Opening Narrator
  • Starting Narrator Automatically When Windows Starts
  • Setting Up Narrator to Announce Events on the Screen
  • Setting Up Narrator to Read Typed Keys Aloud
  • Setting Up the Mouse Pointer to Move to Active Items
  • Starting Narrator Minimized
  • Setting Narrator Voice Options

Using On-Screen Keyboard

  • Opening the On-Screen Keyboard
  • Starting On-Screen Keyboard Automatically When Windows Starts
  • Selecting a Keyboard Layout
  • Selecting the Font for On-Screen Keyboard Keys
  • Using an Audible Click
  • Activating Scanning Mode
  • Activating Hovering Mode
  • Activating Clicking Mode

Adjusting Settings Through Control Panel

  • Showing Extra Keyboard Help in Programs
  • Turning StickyKeys On and Off
  • Selecting StickyKeys Settings
  • Turning FilterKeys On and Off
  • Selecting FilterKeys Settings
  • Turning ToggleKeys On and Off
  • Selecting ToggleKeys Settings
  • Supporting SerialKeys Devices
  • Selecting SerialKeys Settings
  • Turning MouseKeys On and Off
  • Selecting MouseKeys Settings
  • Turning SoundSentry On and Off
  • Selecting SoundSentry Settings
  • Turning ShowSounds On and Off
  • Turning High Contrast On and Off
  • Selecting High Contrast Settings
  • Turning Off Accessibility Features After Computer Is Idle for Specified Number of Minutes
  • Enabling a Warning Message to Appear When Turning a Feature On
  • Enabling a Warning Sound to Play When Turning a Feature On and Off
  • Applying All Settings to Logon Desktop
  • Applying All Settings to Defaults for New Users
  • Selecting a Dvorak Keyboard Layout

Control Panel Options Programs

  • Adjusting Accessibility Options
  • Adjusting Display Options
  • Adjusting Internet Options
  • Adjusting Keyboard Options
  • Adjusting Mouse Options
  • Adjusting Sounds and Multimedia Options
  • Adjusting Users and Passwords Options