Re: strange behavior with Microsoft sapi 5 voices and NVDA


Tony, what sort of hardware repairs were done on your machine? Is
there any possibility your activation for the Neospeech voices were
broken by that?

On 4/16/20, Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...> wrote:
How do you mean they were compramised I'm not really clear as to what's
going on here.

Take care

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On 16 Apr 2020, at 10:42, Tony Ballou wrote:

Houdy folks,

Thanks for coming through for me over the weekend with my friend's
computer issue.  The fixes are in place, and everything is as it
should be on that score. Now I've got one of my own that's got me
baffled. Here's what's going down.

  I had some hardware repairs done on my desktop just before we were
all thrown into chaos. Everything was fixed internally and all's gravy
on that side of the ledger.  However, there is a strange thing going
on with Microsoft's Sapi 5 voices and NVDA that's got me scratching my
head.  Please bare with me as I try to explain this because it's a
new one on me.

When I initially log on to enter my password, the proper voice that I
use which is neospeech Paul comes on as it should. However, now this
is where things get dicey. Once past the log on screen the Sapi 5
voices loose all functionality, and I have to switch to the windows
one core voices for things to function in somewhat of a proper manner.
I've tried all of the tricks that I know to put things right, but
nothing works.

I wouldn't normally put up a fuss about it, because I can use the one
core voices just fine for most tasks.  however, Some of the games
that I play to help keep me sane during this crazy time that we're
living in like chess, and cribbage  also use the Microsoft Sapi 5
voices, and they've all been compromised as well. What's happened, and
does anyone have a fix for this strange issue? Any help would be
appreciated.  Thanks much and everyone stay safe.


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