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Microsoft Magnifier is a display tool that makes the screen more readable for users who have low vision. This article describes how to to install and use Microsoft Magnifier.
Installing MagnifierIf there is no Accessibility item when you click Start, point to Programs, and then point to Accessories, you must install this feature:
Using MagnifierMagnifier creates a separate window that displays a magnified portion of your screen. Magnifier is intended to provide a minimum level of functionality for users with slight visual impairments. When you are using Magnifier, you can:
231843The Accessibility tools that are included with Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows 2000 are intended to provide a minimum level of functionality for users with special needs.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231843/EN-US/ )Description of Windows 2000 Magnifier and Utility Manager Tools
For a list of Windows-based accessibility utilities, see the Microsoft Accessibility Web site at:
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