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Turning off Windows Narrator

Q: I accidentally turned on Windows’ “text-to-speech” software, and I can’t find out how to turn off that annoying voice. A: Windows Narrator, a text-to-voice translation program, gives the vision-impaired a chance at using a PC. Narrator dutifully reads Windows’ menus and text, but in an irritating, robotic voice. Unfortunately, it’s too easy to turn […]