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Windows 7: Speech Recognition won't start

28 May 2010   #1
Puffmac

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Speech Recognition won't start

Hi there,

I'm quite interested in utilising Windows 7's speech recognition. I set up my mic, done the tutorial, and even trained my voice a couple of times. However, When I click "Start speech recognition," nothing happens! I don't get an icon in the tray, or the program itself at the top of the screen.

I've tried turning off all non-windows services and programs on startup (this was a Vista fix that I found on the net), but still nothing.

I'd really like to get this working, so any help appreciated .

Thanks,
Andrew.


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29 May 2010   #2
ColdIce

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hi mate and welcome to the forum

I've heard about this problem, twice....One tried to disable UAC and it worked, the other updated his audio driver. U could try it
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29 May 2010   #3
Puffmac

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

ColdIce,

Thanks for the reply! I thought my post was going to be ignored :P. UAC is already disabled, so I guess I'm only left with option 2.
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29 May 2010   #4
ColdIce

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Puffmac View Post
ColdIce,

Thanks for the reply! I thought my post was going to be ignored :P. UAC is already disabled, so I guess I'm only left with option 2.
Worth the shot
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29 May 2010   #5
Puffmac

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ColdIce View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Puffmac View Post
ColdIce,

Thanks for the reply! I thought my post was going to be ignored :P. UAC is already disabled, so I guess I'm only left with option 2.
Worth the shot
Ok,

I have two sound cards, my onboard, realtek sound card, which handles my headsets, and my Sound Blaster, which handles my speakers. I updated the onboard drivers and the problem's still the same, however, I don't see the point in updating my Sound Blaster drivers, since they won't be used for the Speech Recognition anyway. Should I try it though?
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29 May 2010   #6
ColdIce

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Puffmac View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ColdIce View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Puffmac View Post
ColdIce,

Thanks for the reply! I thought my post was going to be ignored :P. UAC is already disabled, so I guess I'm only left with option 2.
Worth the shot
Ok,

I have two sound cards, my onboard, realtek sound card, which handles my headsets, and my Sound Blaster, which handles my speakers. I updated the onboard drivers and the problem's still the same, however, I don't see the point in updating my Sound Blaster drivers, since they won't be used for the Speech Recognition anyway. Should I try it though?
Try it
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29 May 2010   #7
Puffmac

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Just checked, I've already got the latest drivers for the Sound Blaster.
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29 May 2010   #8
ColdIce

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Try disabling the blaster? Maybe they are ****ing each other up on this
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29 May 2010   #9
Puffmac

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Didn't work
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25 Feb 2012   #10
thunderbolt7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, Build 7601 Service pack 1
 
 

Click on the little arrow in the lower right corner of your desktop that says " Show Hidden Icons." Then click on the microphone in the circle. There you'll have an option to turn the mic on or off
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