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    My Chromebook is reading to me and I don't know how to get it to stop

    So I recently got a new Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550 that I'm still trying to figure out. It's a little unfamiliar to me, but so far I'm liking it okay.

    My obese, electronic-obsessed cat has also taken a liking to it. She enjoys sleeping on electronics, and who am I to deprive her of her happiness? Unfortunately, the last time she walked all over and took a nap on my keyboard, she seemed to awaken the wrath of some electronic, female voice. My chromebook will not stop making annoying dinging noises, and a monotonous voice is reading and narrating everything I do. In some twisted sense of humor, it even read aloud, "My Chromebook is reading to me and I don't know how to get it to stop" as I typed it in.

    I have no idea what my cat triggered, or how to turn it off. I tried restarting and it didn't help. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I can't imagine living happily with this voice for much longer.

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    You can try doing a hard reset which is done by logging out, flipping the switch on the right side of your chromebook, when the frowny face comes up you can hit ctrl+alt+D once the reset has started you can flip the switch back.

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    Dont forget to tell him that it will erase any locally stored data, so move it to the cloud before you attempt the factory restore.

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    thanks for the info guys. it'll really help me.


 

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