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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!
    hey there, quick question -- im not sure what i enabled or how to disable it, but my computer started talking in a steven hawking voice saying everything i click on. it's quite annoying, anyone know how to disable it? thanks

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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!
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    Stephen Hawking that's funny. Here you go.

    System Prefs-Speech-Speakable Items-Off.

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    It was already set to "Off", so i turned it on and off again and it still does it.

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    Something is different, because now in the drop down apple menu I get two Restart, Shut Down, and Log Out options. Please don't tell me 48 hours and it's time for a system restore already?

    My first Apple computer, and I'm liking it a lot so far, until now where it won't stfu every time i hover over anything.

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    to elaborate more, when i click Macintosh HD i hear a click, and whenever a page in safari finishes loading an annoying chime sound

    i created a second bare account to see if it happened on it, and it did not

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    I would take on that second account and delete the first....when you delete it it will ask you if you want to save all the files/personal stuff. You can access this later and bring it all into your new account.

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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!

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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by brad06@gmail.co
    Please don't tell me 48 hours and it's time for a system restore already?
    Don't worry about that. You will likely never have to reinstall the OS.
    There is always a list of things to do before you resort to the Windows, "Slash & Burn" technique of reinstalling the OS to fix an issue.
    I have been using OS X since it was released almost 7 years ago, and I have never had to reinstall any version of it ever... not once. I was always able to correct the problem by other means. :black:
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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!
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    This happaned to me for a while when I was trying to refresh a page in Safari im used to F5 doing it, I then tried Command + F5, and it started saying everything I did...

    Anyway I eventually solved it by clicking the same thing again...

    Oh and how do I refresh safari on the keyboard :O

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    new 24" imac - computer keeps talking in steven hawking voice?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marl Huss
    Oh and how do I refresh safari on the keyboard :O
    command+r
    also, look through the menu bar options, it shows the shortcuts for the different actions

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