This happen even if I navigate to the particular exe module on the hard drive C: and double click it. Do you know what it was that they did have previously? Under Office 365 or Microsoft Office 2016, click on the Install button. Thanks again - will give your solution a go and will report back. The installation went smoothly however when I attempt to start one of the Modules like Word, Excel etc. However, you can sign up for a 1 month free trial for Office 365 if you are interested in it and want to give it a try. For example, if you planned to add Text-to-Speech for English, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, and Czech, your screen would look like this: To use alternate voices for a language, you can select additional commands to change various voice and pronunciation attributes. First, go to and login to your Microsoft account associated with your purchased copy of Office.
It sounds like they had the 365 trial with Win 8. They were bought a new laptop for Christmas, which ran Windows 8 and has recently upgraded to Windows 10. Seems silly, but there it is. It may be of course that all they previously had on the computer was a trial version of Office 365. The Text-to-Speech voices will be installed when your machine turns back on.
. I have installed Office 2016 after upgrading to Windows 10. Office is installed on the new laptop, but requires a subscription which they don't want to do. You can do this by simply going to the link provided above and click on the Try Office 365 for free download link. I had contact Microsoft Tech Support about five times already with no luck at all.
The variants for female voices are +f1, +f2, +f3, +f4, and +f5. For help with these products, please contact their original manufacturer. It may be that they only had word so searching for winword. In the Office Offline Installer section, select your desired language for the software, and then click on the Download offline installer button. Install the free LibreOffice for them and uninstall the 365 trial. I'm surprised to learn that software that was previously installed and available on hardware costing £100s is no longer available or easily accessible.
If they had Microsoft Office it will be listed in all programs. Only languages listed in the table below will have Text-to-Speech capabilities. The variants for male voices are +m1, +m2, +m3, +m4, +m5, +m6, and +m7. Does anyone have any idea? Uninstall, download and reinstall it various times but am getting the same result consistently. Microsoft does not endorse any particular third-party software, nor can it offer any support for their installation and use. I hope someone can help - please forgive the n00b nature of this request, I'm posting on behalf of a relative. It is not a free to download software.
There is no Word for Windows 10, like there was no Word for Windows 8. Windows give me a message that it cannot find it. Once the installation is completed, run any of the Office applications such as Microsoft Word. Click on File from the menu, and then select Account. If all else fails then you could install Open Office which is free:.
I cannot even attempt to understand why. Open it and run the setup. It will automatically check for and download the latest updates if there is any new update available. You can, of course, enter the product key if you have it with you now. Pre-set voice variants can be applied to any of the language voices by appending a plus sign + and a variant name. Office is installed on the new laptop, but requires a subscription which they don't want to do.
Then, click on the Update options drop-down box, and select Update Now. For the first time launching Office program, you should see the Enter your product key window. Word 2016 Word Online OneNote Online OneNote for Windows 10 For customers using , , or Read Aloud in the Microsoft Edge browser, this article documents ways to download new languages for the Text-to-Speech feature in different versions of Windows. This name depends on the Office 2016 edition and language version that you installed. It may also be that they used Microsoft Works and that should also be found in all programs.
Optionally, you can manually check your Office for update by opening any Office app such as Microsoft Excel. Open source Text-to-Speech languages Free Text-to-Speech languages are available for download from Open source provider eSpeak. This method will not be applicable for Office for business users. What ever application was available on the computer when it was running Windows 8 will still be there. They don't think they were given a key when the laptop was purchased. You can also choose optional voice effects such as +croak or +whisper. These languages work on Windows 7, but some may not yet work on Windows 8, Windows 8.