[Athen] 32-bit voices on a 64-bit system?

Sean J Keegan skeegan at stanford.edu
Wed Feb 6 16:19:00 PST 2013

> The catch is in #4 - IF you have 32 bit voices installed. But Win 7
> keeps stopping me on the install.

Ah - apologies. I thought the issue was getting the voices to function,
not install.

One thought - can you set up a Windows virtual machine? You are still
dealing with a 64-bit hardware architecture, but you can create a 32-bit
Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 version on top of your Windows 7
OS and that might be enough to fake out the TTS voices for installation.

We have a staff member who must run an older version of IE to support a
legacy timesheet system and the solution we implemented was to create a
virtual Windows XP Mode system on her Windows 7 machine. You will need
to have Windows 7 Pro, Enterprise, or Ultimate for it to work. Here is
some information:

Take care,

Sean Keegan
Associate Director, Assistive Technology
Office of Accessible Education - Stanford University

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