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Cortana cannot speak English!

Q: Cortana cannot speak English!

Every so often Cortana pops up with a message saying that before she can help 'I must select a language she can speak'. There is a list of appropriate languages including of course English US and English UK My preference has been English UK (the region where I live) for speech --- but for the Keyboard English USA, otherwise not all the keys will work correctly on my Board. Often this does not satisfy Cortana, who changes my speech language to English USA after a restart BUT (and this is so annoying) even that does not satisfy her either, she still pops up to say she cannot help until I select a language she can speak which, so it seems, include English USA!

Both UK and USA language packs are installed and so are all updates (automatically).I have spent quite a lot of time trying to deal with this, experimenting with several different settings, in Settings and the input methods which are available from WinKey plus Space. Occassionally I hit on a combination, with English UK speech and English USA Keyboard, which satisfies her --- but only for a while. She has just started the same rigmerole again.

How can I sort this nonesence out permanently?

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A: Cortana cannot speak English!

That is strange. Sorry I can't help. I use US language, and US International keyboard settings without issue. I hope you find a solution.

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I haven't found anything easy to interpret about RDC. I was considering removing it. What affect, if any, will this have on online gaming, browsing and torrents?

Microsoft-speak located here:
About Remote Differential Compression (Windows)
Remote Differential Compression Overview

Somewhat easier to read yet still ambiguous info here:
Disabling Remote Differential Compression To Speed Up Network Performance | HowIFixedIt.Net

A:RDC? Microsoft-speak to English translator needed

  
Quote: Originally Posted by joe7dust


I haven't found anything easy to interpret about RDC. I was considering removing it. What affect, if any, will this have on online gaming, browsing and torrents?

Microsoft-speak located here:
About Remote Differential Compression (Windows)
Remote Differential Compression Overview

Somewhat easier to read yet still ambiguous info here:
Disabling Remote Differential Compression To Speed Up Network Performance | HowIFixedIt.Net



While clueless I can suggest a source to check Blackviper.com has configurations ans what they are dependent on.

Ken J

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Hello. I have a toshiba laptop upgraded to windows 10. About a week ago my start menu, Cortana, & several other windows apps (calculator, etc) stopped opening at all. I did a system restore to about a week before. System restore took an unusually extremely long time but seemed to work.

NOW Cortana responds to Hey Cortana, but then the little corner cortana box just sits there, & cortana never speaks, nor searches, nor acts like it hears me.

My start menu opens normal but my xbox app (which i use quite a lot) acts like its going to open, but before I see anything other than the green background it closes (no notification or anything). It does the same thing if i click one of my notifications in the menu that comes from the icon on my taskbar.

Same happens with Edge (from any place including: startmenu, desktop, & taskbar).

Calculator, Word, etc all seem to work fine.

I thought I'd try restoring to previous time again however though i had 3 different restore point options when i restored the 1st time (&i had chosen the most recent), it shows no previous restore points & shows no space being used for restore storage!

Ive found some similar problems when i tried searching for solutions, however they all had AVAST installed, which i do not.

Could anybody help me with a good solution? Thank you very much for your time & assistance.

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Hello. I have a toshiba laptop upgraded to windows 10. About a week ago my start menu, Cortana, & several other windows apps (calculator, etc) stopped opening at all. I did a system restore to about a week before. System restore took an unusually extremely long time but seemed to work.

NOW Cortana responds to Hey Cortana, but then the little corner cortana box just sits there, & cortana never speaks, nor searches, nor acts like it hears me.

My start menu opens normal but my xbox app (which i use quite a lot) acts like its going to open, but before I see anything other than the green background it closes (no notification or anything). It does the same thing if i click one of my notifications in the menu that comes from the icon on my taskbar.

Same happens with Edge (from any place including: startmenu, desktop, & taskbar).

Calculator, Word, etc all seem to work fine.

I thought I'd try restoring to previous time again however though i had 3 different restore point options when i restored the 1st time (&i had chosen the most recent), it shows no previous restore points & shows no space being used for restore storage!

Ive found some similar problems when i tried searching for solutions, however they all had AVAST installed, which i do not.

Could anybody help me with a good solution? Thank you very much for your time & assistance.
 

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Living in France you cannot avoid a French keyboard, they're everywhere. So I learned using the azerty, but stuck to English.

This is of course beyond the people designing Windows.

So how can I have Windows 8 speaking English, but using French options for the rest (?, keyboard, date format, metric)?

And of course, ALSO WITH METRO please. It seems independent of the "real" OS.

Thanks in advance

A:French Keyboard, €, metric and date with English speak W8

A lot of these changes can be made through the Control Panel > Clock, Language and Region
If it affects Metro, I do not know.

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First, I'd like to point out that I found and read this thread that, in the last post, tells me how to disable Cortana. https://techguy.org/1185771

But for me, that is not enough. I want her file gone completely. I opened the file location and moved Cortana's file onto my desktop. I've yet to delete it because I don't know what harm could or could not happen.

That being said, let me tell you about my laptop, in case that makes any difference.
My laptop is a SonicMaster by Asus, E403S Series (the biggest piece of sh*t that I will NEVER buy again. SO MANY PROBLEMS.)

If any more laptop info is needed, let me know. While I'm considered the tech guru of my house, all of this is way beyond my head.
 

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Hello I want to buy orginal keyboard english only or english/arabic with silver frame with backlit feature for lenovo z50-70 core i7I am from egypt Please help me  Thanks

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I was doing a crossword puzzle online and all of the sudden a couple of windows flashed across the screen and the language changed from all English to a mixed English and Arabic (I believe). The menu bar at top of screen is gone too. HELP!
 

A:Language on my computer changed from English to English and (I believe) Arabic

Press the Windows flag key + R and in the Run open field type: intl.cpl (press enter)
Check that the drop down box under “Format: English” is set to “Match Windows Display language (recommended)"

I would be a little leery that something malicious may have been installed on the computer to cause this unwanted change. You may want to update and run any AV and or anti-malware programs you may have installed.
 

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On all my pc's I now have a "get cortana for my phone" message in all the cortana action windows. How in the heck do I get rid of this? it is screwing up all my viewing habits for weather, sports score etc.

Why does microsoft keep jamming all this junk in the cortana window, I don't want anything except what I choose to have displayed.

Terry

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I live in belgium and naturally buy my hardware here. I don't, however, like to install my sotware in dutch as it's much easier to solve problems in english.
This means that I install an english windows 7 on my pc and I install english versions of software as wel.

Now, even though I do all this, I still get text in dutch both from the system and from software. For example, some error messages from windows itself are in dutch.

Can anyone explain to me how this is possible and how i can change it? It must have something to do with the hardware but when I install software in english, I expect it to be in English!

A:English installs on an english windows still in dutch

I don't think the hardware has anything to do with it. Question is whether you truely installed an English version. If that was an OEM installed Dutch Win7, then it is not part of the 5 language version (En, Fr, Ger, Span, JPN). You need a 5 language version installation disk to get full English. How did you actually install the "English version" - from what source.

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Hello everyone, my first post here, i hope you can help.

My girlfriend has a new-ish laptop that came with Windows 7 Home Premium, and recently it had some issues. The issues have got worse and it turned out to be a stuffed drive, out of warranty, its basically stuffed.

I got a new HD and installed it, but when i went digging for the Windows disc that came with it i couldn't find it. Some googling tells me that this laptop does not come with any install discs (seriously, wtf?!) only some manuals and other paper work. There was however a recovery drive which i assume was a partition for re-installing windows and the rest of the included bloat ware.

Without a Windows 7 disc we could not install it on the new drive, so i downloaded an ISO on my machine and created a DVD, but the idiot i am, i downloaded it in the wrong language. I didn't notice the NL at the end of the file, which im assuming is Netherlands? Please excuse my language ignorance if im wrong.

I know downloading software is wrong, i dont need a lecture. I'm just not going to pay for another copy of Windows 7 because the scumbag laptop manufacturer wont even include a bloody install disc!

I have the product key of course, luckily the sticker on the bottom of the laptop was still visible.

Sure i could download another ISO, but being bad once is enough for me and our net is pretty slow, it took 4 days to DL this copy!

Hope someone can help!

A:Windows Installation Not in English, Can I Force It To Run In English?

I would download or borrow an English language Windows Seven DVD. Install it with no product key. You have 30 days to evaluate. Also you can extend that period several times. It's not illegal. See this tutorial:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...-120-days.html

By that time you should be able to determine you have everything working and can then find out what you need to do for activation to keep it permanently.

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How do I reset my computer to English?

A:My computer is not in English How do I change it back to English?

Hi,
The following document may help you:
Install or change a display language
Windows 7 language packs are available for computers that are running Windows 7 Ultimate
or Windows 7 Enterprise

 
Best Regards
DalePlease remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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Quote:




A couple weeks ago, we got an early look at Cortana in Windows 10 and thanks to the new leak of Windows 10 build 9901, we have a lot more to share about the new feature.
As you can see from the images in this post, in build 9901, Cortana is much more refined in her appearance and she appears to be more responsive on our install. More so, we can also dig into the settings of the feature and gain a better understanding of where the feature is headed.




Windows 10: Cortana gets refined, adds "Hey Cortana" feature - Neowin

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I have a new Windows 8 laptop with a US keyboard. When I set the display language as English (United Kingdom), it says "Unavailable in this version of Windows". Please tell me how to use English (United Kingdom) as Windows display language with an English
(United States) keyboard layout.

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whenever I download an english game and go to play it nothing is in english. This has been going on for a couple months. Don't know how to fix it. thank you
 

A:can't play english games in english

What is your default operating system language set to?

This would be found in Control panel in Regional settings.
 

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Hi there,
When choosing the Win 10 install I am given these options:
Select Language: English (United Kingdom), English (United States)

are there any major differences? apart from the obvious one - certain words are spelt differently...

thanks!

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I really like the feature of Hey Cortana however it doesn't work consistently and it really annoys me, I've already check the mic setting and its on but still it wont work.

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But my purchase of an Acer cimputer was a mistake. I have had nothing but trouble with it since I set it up. I have sent it back three times for fixing, and NOTHING was done. Now my "warranty" is set to expire. I will not be renewing it, as the computer is almost worthless. I am saving up for a computer now.

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I can't speak on my microphone nor can I record anything. I've selected microphone as my default device. My microphone level is always on 0.0db, is that the problam?
 

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I have a hp pavillion dv9000 laptop.

Comes with xp, however, someone tried to do a restore on it, think they did a format, even the recovery drive is empty. I tried loading the drivers from the hp website but it's just buggy as heck. Tried running a "search and restore" on deleted files from the recovery drive but this didn't work. Unfortunately, there's no recovery disk and the disk is no longer sold.

If I buy a windows 7 premium disk, format the hard drive, and do a "custom install" so to speak, will this work? Any cheaper advice?

A:Upgrading to 7, so to speak

Might . . You can run the Windows 7 Upgrade advisor to see if the pc is compatible with Windows 7

Download: Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

Or you can order restoration discs here:

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs: Looking for Recovery Discs? - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

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I have a mike headset in one
Everytime I talk, I can hearmyself, also, the peoson on the other end can hear all sounds from my computer.

They are plugged into the colour coded jacks, but I have never had this problem before?
can anyone help?
 

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Hi all,

Curretnly running 7100 build.

Prior to using win 7 I used to use Teamspeak for gaming (bf2142 etc) for communication.

I'm just about to go through the process of setting it up, but wondered does anyone know if the is software within win 7 that I can use instead?

chrs!

A:Team Speak

i've been using teamspeak with windows no problem - i just installed, updated and it worked.

there is no in-built software within 7 that can do the same thing...

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I have three problems, you may need to know i'm in xp home....

1. My new user account resets itself to the default settings after every reboot, while all other (old) accounts are fine.

2. When typing in text field box things *try to keep up with my technical terms here * i can't delete, only backspace, just doesn't work.

3. In ie no one can right-click to download anything.

anybody know what's up? cuz last time i was on i had cleared a hijacker with help, but all was functioning normally. can you help with any of these?
 

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Does anybody knows the difference between Windows 8.1 English and Windows 8.1 English International distribution?

A:English vs English International

I haven't seen it listed that way.
Where are you seeing it listed like that?
In my MSDN, I can see the English-UK (en-GB), and the English (en-US) downloads:


Don
(Please take a moment to "Vote as Helpful" and/or "Mark as Answer", where applicable.

This helps the community, keeps the forums tidy, and recognises useful contributions. Thanks!)

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I am looking for software that types what you say. My husband can't type very well & is on an online game. I am looking for a good program that he can use to say what he wants to type.
 

A:speak & type software

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Ok, I am having some trouble with Free-Scratch-Cards, I DO REALIZE THAT THERE IS ANOTHER TOPIC ALREADY ON THIS SUBJECT, however, I just simply cannot undertand any of it. As my name says: i am stupid-- im 16, and I only know the basics of a computer. I am trying to get this stupid toolbar that Free-Scratch-Cards installed on my browser. I read in the other topic that i should go to System 32 folder and look for certain .exe files to delete, however when i open my System 32 folder, there are only 2 other folders i can go into: Adobe and DRIVERS. In the adobe and in the DRIVERS folders, there are NO .exe files in EITHER folder!!! only . SYS, .dll, .DLS and .sys files

I would appreciate it if anyone could explain to me how i am supposed to delete things that do not exist
 

A:Need Help--speak In 2 Syallable Words Only ;)

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how can i start windows xp in DOS so the speak?

i used to have a windows 98 disk which let u boot up in dos that worked on xp but it broke.

any other ways?
 

A:how do i start windows xp in DOS so the speak?

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I am looking for software that types what you say. I can't type very well & is on an online game. I am looking for a good program that he can use to say what he wants to type. I find "Dragon Naturally Speaking" too expensive and too bloated.
 

A:speak & type software

sportsaholic said:


I am looking for software that types what you say. I can't type very well & is on an online game. I am looking for a good program that he can use to say what he wants to type. I find "Dragon Naturally Speaking" too expensive and too bloated.Click to expand...

Dragon Naturally Speaking standard is on sale right now for about $50.
It's a good deal for what it does.
I use version 10 preferred.
I like it.

Not many other choices.
Vista has it's own voice recognition built in.
It's supposed to be decent, but not quite as good as Dragon.

Nuance ( owns Dragon ) also owns Via Voice and Lernout & Hauspie. Not sure if Via Voice is still available. L&H isn't.
L&H is quite old now, but better than Via Voice. I've used both in the past, but neither comes close to Dragon.

With the big drives of today and lots of memory....who care about bloat if it's necessary to make a smooth and accurate running application?
 

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I have windows xp. my virus protection program keeps teling me to run the program to take care of infected files: WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/BRIDGE.DLL AND WINDOWS/HEM216.DLL. i cannot find these files anywhere to quarentine them. Now I lose my internet connection every few minutes and then it comes back. Browser is running slow. I am at my wits end! Any adivce? I have run Adaware several times, still getting tons of pop ups. What are these files I listed above? I think they must be the culprit
thanks for any advice.
 

A:Help-pulling my hairs out as we speak!

about WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/BRIDGE.DLL read the links

http://www.securemost.com/articles/trou_3_remove_flingstone_bridge.htm
http://www.pestpatrol.com/pestinfo/b/bridge.asp
do you have an anti trojan software ? or at least post hijack log in here ,someone may help you ,and also i will go with the tds3 free to try to clean my machine .good luck
 

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Hi
I think that I've got it working correctly as a host. I can connect to it and the little green light comes on when I talk which indicates that it receives my voice.
However, I told the people the address that I use to connect to it and they couldn't connect to it. My brother says that the address I gave was my local address.
Where do I find the address so that other people can connect?
thanks.
 

A:Team Speak server

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I want to use Hal reader as my input devise for team speek but im unsire if it is even posible.

Hal reader is software just like microsoft Sam but since i cant compair im just going to say it is so awsome.

How can i use hal reader as a voice for team speek?

I dont want to pay for another expensive head set and i would love to just use this software for talking and also useing my speekers as the output device for my friends voices.


If it is not posible with this software then can you please redirect me to some software which can do all this for me, thanks.

Even if it takes moddifiying the registry then i will do it

Info you might need about me:

Using Microsoft Xp Home Edition
 

A:How can I use Hal Reader with my Team Speak?

Fine if no one knows anything then can someone suggest a free software that dose the same stuff but can be used as an imput device.
 

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I am looking for a program that i can speak into my mic and it will do commands such as "execute C:\test.exe" is there anything out there that could do this? Preferably free?

A:Program that i speak commands through a mic?

Have you try the integrated "Speech Recognition" of Windows 7 ?

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I went online to find a command (for a Windows config batch file I'm putting together) that will "turn off a windows feature", namely Internet Explorer 11. I guess I don't understand the paradigm, the command doesn't seem to work. If someone could point me in the right direction or explain briefly what the difference is between a "windows feature" and a plain old application, that would be great!
Thanks in advance.

A:DISM- what is this image you speak of?

Why not simply remove IE ?

Can't help with the batch file.

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Many people said 8800gts/gtx beat 2900xt no need for Ultra to step in. In fact many reviews shows that the 8800gtx is superior to 2900xt.

....But! the reason why 8800s beat 2900xt right now is cause right now games that has the graphic like Crysis and Killzone 2(ps3 and only talk example) are not out yet. Most people test the cards in todays avalible games like:

- FEAR
- Two Worlds
- OBlivion
- Prey
- Titan Quest
- Battlefield 2
- etc....

....which do not use alot of shader power. Games such as:

- Crysis
- Killzone 2(ps3)
- Metal gear 4 (ps3)

....uses alot of shader power in the video card unit. Shader power of an 8800 Ultra is only 192,000 while the 2900xt is 237,760 so my belief and predition is.... once games such as Crysis, Killzone 2 and Metal Gear 4 comes out.... that is when 2900xt shows its true color.... or shows its tiger stripe.

Feel free to criticize, flame, agree and discuss.... or try to convice me to believe in your belief.

forgive my grammar


<everything is max out... graphic settings max out>
 

A:Noob Speak and Predition

Whatever you say LeapingThongs... I'd like to see some of those leaping thongs
...And what is Predition? Do you mean Perdition, a punishment in Hell?
 

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I use Windows Speech Recognition every day. Today, when I clicked on my short cut, I got a message that Speech Recognition is not supported in the current language. I have made no changes to the Regional and Language Options. When I try to open these options to see what changes may have been made, I cannot open the page. When I click on the Regional And Language Options in Control Panel, I get no response. When I click the 'Start Speech Recognition' option in the Ease Of Access Center, I get no response.

Please help. Thank you.

A:[SOLVED] What language do you speak?

I wanted to add that I just did a system restore to see if that would help. My only restore date option was earlier today before I installed an Nvidia driver update. That didn't help. I also booted from the Last Known Good Configuration. That didn't help. either.

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So the scan says I have trojan briss.a - that which my Norton will not either see or take care of. The only information I can find is in Italian, while I can make out the description, I cannot understand the technical solution/removal information. Anyone know anything else about it... or speak Italian??
 

A:Troj briss.a anyone speak Italian?

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Ok so I am using Windows 10 versoin 1511 Build 10586.218. My sound card is build in Realtek HD Audio.
Whenever, I use the mic, say for Skype call or in Control Panel>Speec Recognition>Setup Microphone, my microphone volume starts decreasing from 100 to downward. (Notice that it only decreases when the microphone is being used in some software. If I just speak to it in idle window, the volume does not decrease.)



Now whether I install the Realtek audio driver or not, it does not matter. I have also put "Do Nothing" in Sound>Communication.

Know that this kind of problem did not exist in my Windows 8.1.

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I am scheduled for shoulder replacement and must wear a sling 24/7 with little to no movement of my arm for 4-6 weeks. Is there a way I can speak to my laptop to search the Internet and to access/answer emails?

Below is my SecChk.
Will appreciate any and all advice for a way to avoid withdrawal from my computer!

Results of screen317's Security Check version 1.014 --- 12/23/15
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 x64 (UAC is enabled)
Internet Explorer 11
``````````````Antivirus/Firewall Check:``````````````
Windows Firewall Enabled!
Norton Security Suite
WMI entry may not exist for antivirus; attempting automatic update.
`````````Anti-malware/Other Utilities Check:`````````
Java 8 Update 144
Java version 32-bit out of Date!
Adobe Flash Player 27.0.0.159
Google Chrome (61.0.3163.100)
Google Chrome (plugins...)
Google Chrome (SetupMetrics...)
````````Process Check: objlist.exe by Laurent````````
`````````````````System Health check`````````````````
Total Fragmentation on Drive C: 4%
````````````````````End of Log``````````````````````
 

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Try to speak to someone in corporate purchasing about buying a HP Z440 withHP 15-in-1 USB2-3 3.5 Media Card Reader(G1S79AA) i just need a number for the uk hope someone can help all the very best Ray

A:try to speak to someone in corporate purchasing about buying...

@Ray650 Contact UK HP Support  - they can likely direct you to the proper department or at least provide the number you seek. For UKFor faster support, create case online HP Customer Support - UK - ContactContact Phone: 0207 660 0596  Click the Thumbs Up to say Thanks!Click Post that answers your question "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.  

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I've been battling to send faxes since I switched to DSL (via digital/analogue landline)
I can't get my a fax printer to recognise my PCI soft 92 modem. Any suggestions?
I'm sure it's very simple but not to us octogenerians.

i
 

A:Solved: Can't get my fax printer to speak to my modem

Your DSL signal is probably carried over the same wires as your telephone signal. My DSL company provided me with filters-each with two jacks. Make certain that your fax is cabled with a telephone line-not rj45 cat 5 ethernet cable-to a port on the filter which is made for telephone, not DSL. To test, plug an ordinary phone into the jack you will plug your modem into--you should be able to hear a dial tone and use the phone normally. The DSL port will often have a high pitched noise of some sort which the filter doesn't stop, and may confuse the modem (and by extension, the fax printer).
 

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posted once but cannot locate my post, so I'll keep it short. I have looked thru these posts trying to find answer for Win 7 'eliminating' my audio, a common problem it seems. I have tried every fix a non techie can do; updating sound card driver, re-installing, and re-re-installing Win 7 Pro, checking all connections to speakers and verifying they still work, formatted both my drives and re-re-re-installed again, and still no audio. Sound card is built into a Tyan s2866 server motherboard and worked fine until I upgraded from Win XP Pro to Win 7 Pro (32 bit).

The errors I get are; no audio device installed, and yellow'!' next to MultiMedia Controller in device manager. Any help is appreciated, though please keep it simple, tech talk confuses the heck out of me.

Thanks
 

A:Plz speak loudly, Win 7 has 'destroyed' audio

54behind said:


posted once but cannot locate my post, Click to expand...

Would this be it?
 

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Ever since Windows 95, up through Vista, by default, I could open, size, and position the Recycle Bin window, the Local Disk C window, and my other Disk drive window, and then they would appear the size and in the place I had once put them when reopened.

So I could have C open at the left, E open in the middle, and Recycle open at the right, for example. And the next time I opened any one of them, they would open the same size and in the same place as before.

Not anymore. Whatever size and position the last window to be closed was in, that's the size and position a new window is upon opening.

Can this behavior be changed?

A:Window behavior not to my liking (so to speak).

So far it seems like they got rid of it, which is a total bummer for everyone. =(

Hopefully they right it some time soon.

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My microphone is a "Cyber Acoustics" headset and it uses the light pink / light green jack inputs which I think is called "1/8" or "3.5mm" not sure? Here's a low resolution photo:



I tried using the "Sound Hardware Test Wizard".



But the quality on that isn't so great. So then I tried using Skype but that doesn't allow me to hear at the same time it only has playback and I want to hear myself as I speak.

So is there any simple free programs I can use to do this?

A:[SOLVED] How Do I Hear Myself Speak On My Headset

As far as I know, the headphones on a headset are intended for hearing other people speak to you, not for you to hear your own voice. There's no software I know of that can change that.

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I have Dragon speak nine running on my computer. All of a sudden when I tried to close it I get an error box that says something about it was not able transfer my user files, and it won't let me close Dragon Speak. I've tried using the Dragon Speak software to fix the program but it did not do the trick. Does anybody have any ideas on what I could do? Thanks in advance
 

A:Solved: Dragon Speak 9 won't close

I'm also a Dragon user.
Sorry, I've not experienced or heard of this issue.
You might have better response from a web site that specializes in voice recognition.
Knowbrainer has a forum that discusses Dragon and other VR apps.
http://www.knowbrainer.com/PubForum/index.cfm?page=forum
 

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my comp when watching films goes to screensaver or hibernation. dno the difference much but the screen goes black but the comp is still on.

well my screensaver is off and i done the clean up files thing which removed hibernation files. so any ideas?

just want the comp to stay in its normal state when afk mostly.

A:comp goes to screensaver/hibernation when both are off so to speak

check your power settings. the difference is the amount of power the 'puter uses. screensaver just masks what's on the screen. hibernation closes down all open applications and remembers where everything was. sleep is in between the two, the screen turns off, but the apps aren't closed.

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Hello.

I am currently running Windows Vista Home Premium and am having this issue of Disk Space on my hard drive disappearing.

I understand that this is a common problem with Windows, so allow me to clarify the situation.

I have already performed disk clean-up, and checked System Restore for shadow files.
The issue isn't "I had 100GB of disk space last night and this morning it was down to 60GB" type of ordeal.
The disk space just keeps falling without end. If I have 5 GB of free space, the disk space is falling every second and will keep decreasing until it hits 0. It seems that the space is going into negatives afterwards, as when I delete a file about 1 GB in size after the disk space is recorded as 0GB, it remains at 0 GB. Only after I delete about 2+ GB worth of files does the disk space become positive again.

I need help ASAP. I was down to 5GB about 2 hours ago and now I'm already down to 3.4 GB without having done a thing.
I have no idea what the cause is, but I have had the same problem occur in the past on XP, and that PC died after about a year so.

Thank you for reading, please offer me any advice you have.
 

A:Disk space disappearing as we speak

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