1.    13 May 2015 #1
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 4
    windows 10

    Cortana isn't speaking to me.


    Cortana functions in all aspects except for speech. I can see the circle pulsating, indicating she is responding but I can't hear her voice. My speakers work just fine in all other areas of the computer. Thank you for any help you can send my way.
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  2.    13 May 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,446
    Windows 10 Pro

    I had that problem when I first upgraded to 10074. I uninstalled the sound card and restarted the computer. The sound card was reinstalled and I could hear what Cortana was saying.
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  3.    13 May 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro

    She won't speak to me either, maybe because I do not have a Microphone.
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  4.    13 May 2015 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Denmark
    Posts : 232
    Windows 10 Pro

    No speak and no music when choosing it from Cortana's menu. Sound elsewhere works fine.
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  5.    14 May 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I had that problem when I first upgraded to 10074. I uninstalled the sound card and restarted the computer. The sound card was reinstalled and I could hear what Cortana was saying.
    I uninstalled the sound card and restarted but still no sound
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  6.    15 May 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by hwally View Post
    I uninstalled the sound card and restarted but still no sound
    It worked for me. I still don't understand why sound worked in other programs but not in Cortana.
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  7.    26 Aug 2015 #7
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Re: Cortana isn't speaking to me


    Quote Originally Posted by hwally View Post
    Cortana functions in all aspects except for speech. I can see the circle pulsating, indicating she is responding but I can't hear her voice. My speakers work just fine in all other areas of the computer. Thank you for any help you can send my way.
    Yeah I am having the same problem. All the other sounds work, I can even play music and watch videos, but for some reason Cortana remains silent. Why? Is there a way I can get her to talk?
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  8.    26 Aug 2015 #8

    Perhaps buy her dinner first?
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