Re: [BCAB] Microsoft and Captchas S.Manning 01 Jan 2013 15:07 GMT

Picking up on the subject of capture.  i have no sight at all an a
profound hearing loss and am therefore unable to complete these. Can/is
there anything being done about this nationally does anybody know?

Stuart.

On 08/11/2012 14:42, Derek Naysmith wrote:
> Having just upgraded to Windows 8 I have discovered that Microsoft has
> started a love affair with Captchas.  Once you have Windows 8 in place you
> need to register with the App store to get access to handy apps. Why I
> couldn't use my Windows Live account I don't know but when you register for
> an App store account there is a captcha on the page! Just to make life
> interesting there is no alternative available on the page!!
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> Having registered, and I am still waiting for my confirmation email, you
> need to complete a Captcha when you log in and, you guessed it, there is no
> audio equivalent.
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> In an attempt to vent my frustration I went to send an email to the App
> store via the 'contact us' pages. Unfortunately before you can send an email
> you need to enter a Captcha!
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> All this frustration and annoyance because my wife wants Spider solitaire on
> my PC and Microsoft don't include games with Windows 8.
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> Derek Naysmith
>