Voices not speaking in Kurzweil


SAPI 4 voices fail to speak. Sometimes, the failure can happen the first time they try to speak. Other times, a voice might work for a while, then fail.

TotalRecorder must not be selected as the default audio device.

  1. Click the Start button (Windows XP users should then click Run).
  2. Type mmsys.cpl and press Enter.
  3. Select the Audio tab.
  4. Look in the Sound playback area at the drop-down list box labeled “Default device”.
    If it is set to “TotalRecorder”, change it to something else.
  5. Click OK to close the window.

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