Taking Advantage of Accessibility Options

Get a stronger grasp on Windows XP accessiblity and what it means in this free lesson.

The General tab

The General tab provides additional accessibility control options.

Accessibility Options dialog box
  • Automatic reset. If accessibility features are turned on, users can turn off accessibility features after being idle for a specific period of time. Use the drop-down menu to select the desired time.
  • Notification. Receive a warning when turning a feature on, or make a sound when turning a feature on or off.
  • SerialKeys. Turn on SerialKeys so other input devices (other than the traditional keyboard and mouse) can work with Windows XP.
  • Administrative options. Computer administrators can apply all accessibility options to the log on desktop and apply all accessibility settings for each new user.