I am very sad to hear that the sapi voices are not working for you with my
games. I know that more and more programs like Jaws are shipping with sapi
voices that only work with that program. I bet because they are much cheaper
to license and distribute that way.
I could put the sapi5 speech developers kit up on Send Space for you. I think
that it contains the Microsoft sapi5 text to speech engine and might get your
voices working again. Below I am putting all of the sapi5 fixes that I know
of. I really would recommend the first one first.
The first thing that I would try would be the DelUserLex.exe file that you can
find on my free windows sapi5 text to speech games page, as well as on the GW
Micro and Freedom Scientific sites. It is a strange file in that it doesn't
say or seem to do anything, but it did fix my sapi5 voices.
Here is another fix that I was told about.
Go to c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Speech
Then, press enter on Sapisvr.exe. It won't say anything, but it should
correct the control panel entries for Sapi.
Another thing that you can do is to use the Windows XP restore feature to
restore your computer back to a date when the voices were working.
And then there is to use your Windows XP cd to repair the entire sapi5 text to
you can download (SpeechSDK51MSM.exe).
which contains all of the Microsoft Sapi voices available for Windows XP from
Kitchen's Inc, for games that are up to 110 percent funner to play.
Chardon Ohio USA
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