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  1. #1

    speech recognition problem...

    "speech recognition could not start because the language configuration is not supported"
    That's the message I get when I try to open the speech recognition programm.
    Well I am greek and my windows are in greek version as well.
    As I undrstood from this message the greek ver. of Win 8 doesnt support speech recognition...
    So Is there any possible way to fix this?
    here is a screenshot of my problem: Screenshot by Lightshot
    I hope you know what the sollution is...
    Thanks in advance,

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,360
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise

    Hi thanosft,

    You can install a language pack which is compatible with Speech Recognition. Currently, Windows 8 supports these languages: English (United States and United Kingdom), French, German, Japanese, Mandarin (Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional), and Spanish.

    How to add a language: Add a language or keyboard - Microsoft Windows Help

    How to use Speech Recognition: How to use Speech Recognition - Microsoft Windows Help

    Setting Speech Options: Setting speech options - Microsoft Windows Help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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