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Microsoft Speech API 5.1


Microsoft Speech API 5.1 is a program developed by Microsoft. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 586.5 KB (600,576 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Microsoft Speech API come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\speech
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{39CEC6FC-5C58-416D-B4D4-57F2A46E3AC3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 586.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Speech API 5.1

  • sapi.dll - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (SAPI 5)
  • sapisvr.exe - SAPISVR 5
  • spcplui.dll
  • spcommon.dll - Microsoft® Speech Engine (Microsoft Speech SR/TTS Common Library)

How do I remove Microsoft Speech API?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Speech API 5.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Speech API from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Speech API 5.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Speech API.

Win 7 (SP1) 30%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 35.00%
Windows XP 30.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.62%
  Russia 19.23%
  Germany 11.54%
  UA 11.54%
  Italy 7.69%
  BG 3.85%
  France 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  New Zealand 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Samsung 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Common models
Samsung R528/R728 7.14%
MSI MS-7267 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7529 7.14%
HP Compaq dc5700 Microtow... 7.14%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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