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How to configure voice welcome note on PC/laptop?


Date: 09 Nov 2015    Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Accessories   

I want to set the voice welcome note, so that when I open my pc it will welcome me with a voice that guides me. I have seen this feature in my friend's pc. When he starts the pc I listen a voice that welcomes him with his name Ramesh Kumar. I want this same feature in my computer. Please explain me in simple language and through a step-by-step guide.

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Author: pranay anumula    09 Nov 2015      Member Level: Gold     Points : 15  (Rs 15)    Voting Score: 2

1.Click on Start. Navigate to All Programs, Accessories and Notepad.
2.Copy and paste the exact code given below.
Dim speaks, speech
speaks="Welcome to your PC, Username"
Set speech=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice")
speech.Speak speaks
3. Replace Username with your own name.
4. Click on File Menu, Save As, select All Types in Save as Type option, and save the file as Welcome.vbs or "*.vbs".
5. Copy the saved file.
6. Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows XP) and to C:\Users\ {User-Name}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup (in Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista) if C: is your System drive. AppData is a hidden folder. So, you will need to select showing hidden folders in Folder options to locate it.
7. Paste the file.
Note: For best results, it is recommended to change sound scheme to No Sounds.
You can change the sound scheme to No Sounds by following the steps given below:-

Go to Control Panel.
Then click on Switch to Classic View.
Then Click on Sounds and Audio Devices.
Then Click on the Sounds Tab.
Select No Sounds from the Sound Scheme option.
If you wish to save your Previous Sound Scheme, you can save it by clicking Yes in the popup menu.
Click on OK.

Hope this Helps you


Author: Harish    13 Nov 2015      Member Level: Gold     Points : 12  (Rs 12)    Voting Score: 0

There is an much easier way to create a welcome note on an Windows PC.

Steps:
1. Record The Voice/Command That You Want to Hear, When You Log on to your Computer ( .wav Format is recommended)

For This Use Any Voice Recorder or use Computers In-Built Voice Recorder.

2. Save The File in An Easily Accessible Location.

3. Go to Desktop > Right Click > Personalize > Click On "Sounds" Option On the New "Personalization" Dialog Box.

4. you Will Now have A Small Dialog Box Named "Sounds".

5. On the "Sounds" Tab, You Will See "Program Events" and below That you have number of changeable sounds for corresponding commands.

6. Look for "Windows Log on" on the "Program Events" Menu. Click on it.

7. Now, you can change the Default Sound with your recorded voice by Browsing to the early recorded file and applying it.

8. Click OK and you're done.

Now you will be welcomed with the corresponding Voice Message, whenever you Log on to your PC.
Enjoy!

Note: The above tutorial is based on Windows 7 PC, instructions may vary depending on the OS Version.





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