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I have ADHD and I find Windows 7 not very accessible.

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I just built a new PC with Win7. I make a lot of mistakes typing and I am having trouble finding the thing that makes the Caps Lock key make a noise when it is clicked. I need that because I have trouble typing and it is very convenient. I also need help making the screen a tiny bit bigger. I had a PC that could make the words a little bigger (not too much, maybe 10% bigger) that really helped me read quickly. Is there any way to bring that back?
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Go to control panel, under appearance and customization there should be something saying ' adjust screen resolution' click that.
Under the resolution settings there should be 2 blue links, click the first that says 'Make text and other items larger or smaller. there should be 3 options
-Small -100% (this is normaly default)
-Medium
-Larger

Choose which one you want, try larger, this will make your screen 1.5x bigger, or if you want a bit less select medium. click apply and click Log off now, when you log back in everything will be a bit bigger
     
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1. Right click anywhere on the desktop

2. Left click screen resolution

3. Choose "make text and other items smaller/larger"
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Quote:
Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post

1. Right click anywhere on the desktop

2. Left click screen resolution

3. Choose "make text and other items smaller/larger"


So what I said... biggrin.gif

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Thanks for the help guys. Now what about the caps lock thing? I looked and I got very frustrated (part of having ADHD is I get frustrated and then later I realize how silly it was) trying to find it and I gave up.
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Is it a mechanical noise or is it coming from windows?
     
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I think hes looking for some type of small program that makes an audible sound when caps lock is hit. I remember seeing one years ago but ill be damned if i can remember what or where I saw it. If someone can find one of those I would be interested as well, for similar reasons. I hit the thing all the time by accident and never know until I type. Real pita.
Edited by Tadaen Sylvermane - 1/28/13 at 8:05pm
 
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post #9 of 10
Keyboards have light for CapsLock.


And if you want sound. http://www.computeractive.co.uk/ca/pc-help/2132988/caps-lock-audible-warning
It works through your PC speaker, not through your sound card.
post #10 of 10
Windows 7 will makes noise when you press capslock. Actually, I would suggest you try the "ease of access" center in the control panel to see if there are any other options that might help you out.




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Edited by Scorpion49 - 1/28/13 at 8:28pm
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