Talking Alarm Clock - Settings ???

  Dirty Dick 15:38 14 Apr 05
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I have downloaded a copy of Talking Alarm Clock onto my desktop PC and my laptop. It works fine on my laptop, giving me a speech alarm, BUT on my Desktop it only gives a visual alarm, No Speech! On my Desktop it says that Microsoft Agent "text-to-speech" engine is not installed. How do i install and where do I get this "speech-to-text" engine and what is it.

Thanks DD

  Technotiger 15:46 14 Apr 05

Hi, have a look in Control Panel >Sounds and Audio Devices. Then have a look under Voice, I think you may have to upgrade your SoundCard in PC to get Voice to work.

Cheers.

  Yoda Knight 15:56 14 Apr 05

click here for the Microsoft Text-to-Speech Engine

  Dirty Dick 11:21 17 Apr 05

Yoda Knight - Thanks - I downloaded from your link and the talking clock now works.

Technotiger - Didn't have to upgrade sound card

DD

  Stuartli 11:35 17 Apr 05

There's also the Narrator link from Accessories>Accessibility that might have worked?

  Technotiger 13:38 17 Apr 05

Great - thanks for the feedback.

  stalion 14:08 17 Apr 05

this talking clock does it say time gentlemen please? :o)

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