Start Narrator minimized

If you set Narrator to run whenever you log on to Windows, you can choose to automatically minimize the Narrator dialog box so that it's not always displayed on the screen.

  1. Open Narrator by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, clicking Ease of Access, and then clicking Narrator.

  2. Select the Start Narrator Minimized check box.

    The next time you start Narrator, it will appear as an icon on the taskbar instead of being open on your screen.


  • To restore the Narrator dialog box to its full size, click Narrator in the taskbar.

  • Narrator is not available in all languages, so if the steps above do not work, Narrator is not available for your language.