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    Question My iMac is talking to me like a robot! Make it stop!!
    Can some one help me out with what preference i have to change to get my iMac to stop announcing the name of the window everytime i switch programs or do anything. It talks in the iSpeak like robot voice. I had iSpeak but i got rid of it but the voice is still there. It is off when i turn the sound off but i'd like to listen to music without robocop telling me what im doing.
    any help would be appreciated

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    MacMania55's Avatar
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    Apr 18, 2006
    20" iMac 2.16 ghz. 1 gb ram. 250 GB HDD. Screamer! 2gb ipod nano. 17 in powerbook G4 1.67/1 Gb/120gb
    sys. prefs----> universal access----> Voice over off. OR HIT apple F5! Hope this helps!

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    Well that was easy......thanks

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    Member Since
    Jul 14, 2006
    New York City
    13" MacBook (White), 1GB RAM, 80GB HD | iPod Video 30GB| iPod Nano 1GB
    Amusing title. At first I thought you had a problem that no one on here could help you with.

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    Jan 04, 2013
    I am extremely grateful that this question and answer were in place. My imac is 3 years old, and suddenly began saying every window aloud, a week ago.

    Can someone tell me how I started this?

    I have not opened sys pref/universal access.....let alone hit voiceover on.

    Could I have turned it on some other way?

    Thank you.

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    Slydude's Avatar
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    Nov 15, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.10.2, 8 GB mem, iPhone 6+
    It can also be turned on using the keyboard. I believe the key sequence is the command and F5 simultaneously.
    Sylvester Roque Former Contributing Editor About This Particular Macintosh

    "Got Time to breathe. You got time for music." Denver Pyle as Briscoe Darling

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