How do I install Dragon 10 SPANISH on Win7 - Nuance says 4-year-old version no longer suported!
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Claudia Alvis  Identity Verified
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Jan 28, 2013

I want to install Dragon 10 Spanish on my Win7 computer. In order to do that, Nuance sent me a link to download a patched version (10.1) but the installation doesn't include the Spanish files, only English (DragonPreferred10.1ENX_078.exe).

I called tech service and they pretty much told me that there's no link for Dragon 10.1 Spanish because it's no longer supported. That means I can't install a program released 4 years ago (on August 7, 2008, according to Wikipedia).

That can't be right! Has someone managed to install Dragon 10 Spanish on a Win7 system?

Claudia

[Edited at 2013-01-28 17:37 GMT]


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Tom Hamilton
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Spanish a 10.1 patch Jan 28, 2013

It's entirely possible that a Spanish 10.1 patch was never even released but either way it's unlikely that you're going to find it now. Version 10 can't be installed on any Windows 7 computer. Your only real option is to purchase an upgrade to Ver. 12.

Tom Hamilton
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Alex Lago  Identity Verified
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Try Windows XP mode Jan 28, 2013

Have you tried installing your original program (not the Nuance update) it in Windows 7, most XP programs run on 7, if you've tried and it didn't work you should be able to install the program and run it in Windows XP mode

You can see how here
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/install-and-use-windows-xp-mode-in-windows-7



[Edited at 2013-01-28 21:01 GMT]


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There is an update Jan 30, 2013

Thank you both for your responses. It turned out, there is a Spanish 10.1 patch but it only comes as a physical copy and, like Tom said, I doubt they'll release it again. Apparently Nuance doesn't have that information anymore (I called both Nuance US and UK). Fortunately, I got a hold of a copy and it worked with my license.

Claudia


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Update on topic Jan 31, 2013

I was contacted by Nuance USA about this issue. They did send me a patch for 64-bit systems, although according to their message, it's not compatible with Office 2010 (dictation still works but the commands might not).

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