Have you always wondered the way how Computers in movies welcome their users by calling out their names? Definitely  you too would want to know how you can achieve similar results on your PC and have a computer said “WELCOME TO YOUR COMPUTER”.

Then this howto describes exactly how you can make your computer welcome you.

With this trick, you can make your computer welcome you in its computerized voice. You can make your Windows based computer say “Welcome to your PC, Username.”

 

Make Windows Greet you with a Custom Voice Message at Startup

 

Step:

  1. Open your 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

  1. Replace Username with your own name.
  2. Click on File Menu, Save As, select All Types in Save as Type option, and save the file as Welcome.vbs or “*.vbs”.
  3. Copy the saved file.
  4. 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.
  5. Paste the file.

Now, the next time you start your computer, Windows will welcome you in its own computerized voice.

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:-

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

 

Try it yourself to see how it works. In my personal opinion, this is an excellent trick. Whenever I start my PC in front of anybody and the PC welcomes me, the fellow is left wondering how brilliant a computer do I have.


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