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As a platform, Windows offers a lot of interesting tools to improve the user experience. We can argue about the real value of some of these tools and features, but they’re still there for you to give them a try. And an abundance of features is rarely a bad thing. However, some less-accustomed users have had a hard time with their personal computers. Namely, they had a trouble with the computer saying everything they do, and for a newbie, this can be a hurdle.
That’s why we prepared this article to help you out and show you how to disable this feature. If you’re not sure what it is or why it does what it does, check the explanation below.
How to disable Windows Narrator
Windows Ease of Access offers various features which tremendously improves the usage for the impaired users. Being that visual or some other kind of disability, there are ways to, to some extent, enhance the user interface. For example, sight-impaired users can improve the usage with the Windows Narrator which, by using the text-to-speech feature, reads everything you do. Including whatever you type or click.
However, if you’re not in need of this tool, Windows Narrator can be quite an annoyance. And that’s basically the subject of this article today. How to disable Windows Narrator which, well, keeps narrating everything you do. And disabling it is a quite simple task, if you know where to look, of course.
Here’s how to disable Windows Narrator in a few simple steps:
Open the Windows Search bar and type Narrator.Open Narrator from the list of results.
You can also disable the keyboard shortcut by going to Settings > Ease of Access. Under the Narrator section, uncheck the “Allow the shortcut key to start Narrator”.
After that, you won’t be hearing the narrator saying out loud your every move. In case you’re still trapped, we suggest telling us in the comments section and we might be able to help. It’s just below so feel free to tell us.