An interval from the list for How long should Windows notification dialog boxes stay open from 7 seconds to 5 minutes.
Under Adjust time limits and flashing visuals, select:
An interval for How long should Windows notification dialog boxes stay open from 7 seconds to 5 minutes by pressing ALT+X and the arrow keys.
Select Save by pressing ALT+S.
Make Items on the Screen Appear Larger (Magnifier)
Magnifier, the magnification program built into Windows Vista, enables you to choose magnification levels from 2 to 16 times the original, and to choose to track the mouse, the keyboard, or text editing.
There are two ways to start Magnifier:
Start Magnifier from Quick Access to common tools for use in the current session, or
Turn on Magnifier so that it automatically starts each time you log on.
When the Magnifier settings window is minimized to the taskbar, open it by pressing:
The Windows logo key +T; arrow keys to select Magnifier, then Spacebar.