Windows Built-In Accessibility

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Windows 7, 8, and 10 Accessibility features can be found in the Microsoft links below. If you have any questions about these features, or would like to see a demonstration of how these features work, fill out the Request Services form.

Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a variety of accessibility features designed to assist with seeing, hearing, and using Windows 10. The accessibility features include; narrator, magnifier, high contrast, closed captions, keyboard, and mouse.  Each option includes customization capabilities designed to improve access to the computer.

Check out some of the accessibility features in the video below.

Windows 8

Windows 8 accessibility integrates built-in assistive technologies with a touch-screen interface. With touch devices, you can directly interact with everything on your screen by touch, without using a keyboard or mouse.

With Windows 8 you can easily access the most commonly used accessibility options right from the sign-in screen. Select the Ease of Access button in the lower-left corner of your screen, or press the Windows key+U, to choose startup accessibility settings for your PC.

Visit the links below for more information on Windows 8 accessibility or view the demo video below to see & hear the features in action.

Windows 7

Windows 7 includes accessibility options and programs that make it easier to see, hear, and use your computer. Windows 7 includes accessibility improvements.

Magnifier now includes a lens mode and full-screen mode. On-Screen Keyboard can be resized to make it easier to see and includes text prediction.

View the links below for more information on Windows 7 accessibility features, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer accessibility.