Reply to post: Re: Don't blame the user

Are you sure your disc drive has stopped rotating, or are you just ignoring the messages?

J.G.Harston Silver badge

Re: Don't blame the user

When I was learning to drive the course included a multimedia CR-ROM with test scenious on it. I used my neighbour's PC, popped the CR-ROM it, and it auto-ran. I clicked on the option, and it helpfully ran a five-minute film, at the end of which it said 'FAILED' and went back to the menu. Yeh... so how do I do the interactive test? y'know, respond to the hazards and wotnot.

At *NO* point was there any indication that the *ENTIRE* interaction was via the speakers - of which this PC had none. It turned out that the five-minute "film" *was* the interactive test, with the testee being prompted audibly. There wasn't even any display information saying anything even close to "Press START and listen to blah blah blah...."

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