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an .exe file is not a voice file

Posted By: (sm) on 2008-01-08
In Reply to: CeeCee - Siren

I'm no techie, but it sounds like they might've sent the wrong file by mistake. Or could it be a program you need for testing/working for them that they sent? What is the name of the file (if it is something you can say here)?


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You can also tell from the name on the voice file. sm
The files are named sequentially, lowest to highest. That should also help you to detemine which ones are the "oldest".
D/l them onto zip file and take with you. Voice
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can't play voice file
I was sent a voice file to transcribe (test) and I can play it but not at the same time that I am in MS Word.  What am I doing wrong?  TIA
upload voice file
A good way to upload a voice file is to send it by FTP to an in-house computer. This keeps it off email and the web.

It wasn't on a voice file. It was on an old Lanier, but (sm)

my friend transferred it to a tape (she had the dictation) and I listened to it.  Gross.


free voice file software

I am in need of a software that plays .dvf files.  I currently use Gear Player, and although it plays a multitude of different files, I can't get it to play .dvf.  Does anyone know of a free one online I can try?  Thanks!! 


Do you have the voice file type checked for
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Download the voice file to your computer.
Then open ES and load it in. If it's not a supported file format, you can get a program like Switch to convert it to a supported format.
Way to increase/decrease voice file.
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I highly doubt that an itune voice file --sm
would be compatible with your software footpedal. my footpedal software recognizes certain types of voice fils like WAV or DSS, etc. but I seriously doubt if itunes uses those types of files. you can try though, but don't count on it. Save the file to a location where your digital voice player will locate it and try to open it. if your digital voice player will open it, your footpedal should work. but again, don't count on it.
Right click the voice file and save it to your computer.

I'm not wasting 45 minutes of my time for a 2 minute voice file.
I'm not wasting my time on a physician who can't or won't speak half way decently, English born or not. I don't have to work for crappy doctors. I found ones who are willing to make an effort if they can't speak English, they try and spell things as do my English docs. I've been an MT for a VERY long time. I'm an excellent MT and have nothing to prove to you. Have a wonderful holiday season filled with KINDNESS. Try being a little less judgmental. Sounds like you ride atop a very high horse.
Works great for me. Fave voice file player is an
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Rename your normal.dot file to something else then restart Word. It will create a new file.
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I think it is the same type of file, so rename it and replace your autocorrect file with your DQS us
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Help..I lost my word file. How can I retreive a file that has been changed? sm

I was working on a large file and had saved it in Word. I then went back to work on the file and hit a key that made the page go blank.  When I went to close the document it asked me to save any changes on the document. I answered yes, and now when I click on that document it is all blank! Shouldnt the previous info saved be there, even if the current stuff is not? Please help me!! Thank you


Depends on the file format of the Short Cuts file.
ShortHand comes with a utility file that can import various formats. You can get that file with the trial download of SH.
Depends on the file format of the Short Cuts file.
ShortHand comes with a utility file that can import various formats. You can get that file with the trial download of SH.
Download Express Scribe (free player) and see if you can pull the voice file into it. nm
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Start Stop voice file player and conflicts with Spyware Doctor

I was having problems with StartStop and talked to one of their techs this morning.  One of the bugs it was having was fixed when I turned off Spyware Doctor so I need a new anti-spyware program. 


 


Iím thinking of trying Spyware Blaster.  I called to see if there were any conflicts with that one but had to leave a message.  In the meantime, does anyone use StartStop voice file player and also use Spyware Doctor without any buggy conflict problems between the two softwares? 


...with your user.aco file. Save your autocorrect file to somewhere else. nm
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You can save the SH file in a text file and import to IT that way. sm
You may have to do some cleanup in the SH text file, but it sure would be faster than re-entering them all manually.
File taxes under the name on file w Social Security....
Name on W2 doesn't have to match, but your tax return has to match SS records. They don't want your marriage license or anything else. Did that for 13 years as instructed by IRS. Didn't have to change it with SS until state changed rules requiring drivers license to match SS records. Still use my maiden name in some limited circumstances.
Maybe they are going to file
a Chapter 11 (I think that's the number) where they do a corporate restructuring.  I'm hardly an expert on bankruptcy law and stuff, but, if I'm not mistaken, some of the airlines have filed bankruptcy, are still flying, and trying to get back on top of things.  Businesses do it all the time.  Of course, it would help with MQ if those fat cats at the top would stop giving themselves million dollar bonuses.  Not saying that would put them in the black, but it would be a little easier to hear when they send memos out saying MQ is losing money. 
Bad DSS file
Why do doctors think we are miracle workers? Or better yet, mindreaders? A bad connection is a bad connection. Unless you have some miracle machine like on CSI, etc. (haha), there's nothing here that can be done. Doctor's loss as he will not re-dictate it, but sadly enough - you're the one who takes the blame. You horrible transcriptionist, you. :-) Good luck.
This is the help file you need.
http://www.columbia.edu/~em36/wpdos/medtrans.html
They each have their own file SM

I like the idea about the macro, but am not sure how to do it as there are headers and footers on the original template.  


Chickadee 


BOS pdf file?

Does anyone have the BOS pdf file they could spare a copy of?  I just need to print out a couple of pages.  I used to have it but have no idea what i did with it... I think I lost it when my hard drive crashed. TIA!


I did file by file BUT
My files were every note for the day of that particular doctor.  I would only divide it up by doctor and their date of service.  That should be good enough.  It is good for them to have for expensing, and if they do question something, the counts are right there in front of them.  If they want the detail it is there, if not they can decide.  If for some reason they tell you they don't need the details, get it in writing via e-mail or something. 
have pdf file for ...
0420, 0421 and 0424 email me I'll be glad to send it.
wav file - sm
I guess I am old school.  haha
.acl file
Add something to your Autocorrect. Search for .acl file and backup the one that has today's date/time (that would reflect the addition you made to Autocorrect). Depending on your operating system, I would make note of where that file is located.
Did you file at all???
If you filed and just mainly forgot to mail the check then they have been hounding you so imply send the check or let them take it out of your state return this year -- they will not touch your federal return.  If you did not file but prepared them, go back into Turbo and just print out and send it with your 2007 and and they will send you whatever is owed between the two, taking the 2006 out.  I would simply file both at the same time and pay with a check for 2006 and let the return come.  Remeber there will be interest and penalty.   Good luck.   
exe file
That is an executable file, like to install a program.  If you will click settings in express scribe, it shows you what files it will play.
EXE.File s/m
"Exe" file is not a voice file - it is a program file - and may be a virus. I would double check with the service if they sent the correct file.
Tell them they can't have it in one file.
They shouldn't be losing work that often. Put each pt in its own file.
How was the file sent to you?
I'm thinking that if it was e-mail, can't you say to "save as" or once you download it, "open with"?
I may (again) be showing my computer iliteracy, but I really want to help you!
Right out of the Help File in ES.

Set User's Decryption Key



Express Dictate, Pocket Dictate, DialDictate and WebDictate can encrypt the recordings prior to transmission to protect security and privacy. If this has been done, you must enter the same key in Express Scribe to decrypt the audio. The key is based on the user id of the sender (obtained when you register Express Dictate or DialDictate). If you have not yet registered, use the id 0.


All I had to do to get this information for you was hit the HELP key at the bottom of the screen. If your voice files were NOT encrypted using any of the above-mentioned methods, you will need to decrypt the file before importing it into ES.


File name?

I used to use Smartype and I know I have it installed on this computer but heck if I can find the patch file.   You don't happen to know the file name do you?


 


wav file
If the file is now on your computer, right click and depending on what you use, you might see an "open with" option, in which case click on that and see if the option "compressed zip folders" comes up. This should open it.
not sure I just know it is a file in my...
computer for DocQScribe word expander. Supervisor sent e-mail saying how to update this file but can't find.
If they use the same file
You can interchange if they use the same file, i.e. spf file. If they do both use spf, you can open up both programs and just drag your files over, very simple, takes seconds. If they don't have the same file, I wouldn't mess with it unless some IT person knows the protocol.
WAV file?
I have been asked to transcribe a speech for an area company.  How can it be recorded/saved to disk so that I can use my foot pedal to transcribe it?  I do have a WAV pedal from using Bayscribe in the past but I have no idea how to get it to function without Bayscribe.  I would appreciate any help.  Thanks!    
big file
Thanks. I will try that.
Definitely file an appeal
A lot of times if you file appeals, your insurance company will readjust and allow for "special circumstances". It is worth a try especially if you send in information documenting it being an emergency
Thank you all!!! I will file an appeal for sure. nm
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Any way to clean up a BAD dss file??

Doctor dictated despite the fact that he had a tremendously BAD phone connection.  I can only hear a word every few sentences, the rest is loud humming and static.  I have a KOSS equalizer that didn't help at all.  Anyone know of a miracle program or something that might salvage this recording, as he doesn't want to re-dictate it?  THanks! 


How do you open up that .lex file to....sm
copy/paste it into MS Word?  When I try opening it, it asks what format do I want and every option I've tried hasn't worked. 
You can either go to File, New to create your own
dictionary; or you can go to File, Open to open one that you've downloaded. There are tons of free dictionaries out there, but it might be best to make your own with your own shortcut naming technique to be able to remember it better.
File anyway -- were you really an employee? (sm)

So many services classify their MTs as employees when they really aren't.  Look at the IRS site:  did you have control over how you did the work, use your own tools?  Did the client pay you directly or the MTSO?  Did you have input on when you were paid, or did the MTSO say I pay on such-and-such a schedule?  Were you able to subcontract your work to others?  Was the TAT based on the MTSO's convenience or the client's actual demands?


If you can make a good argument that you were actually working more like an employee, your state unemployment office may rule that you were, entitling you to unemployment. If the IRS agrees, the MTSO will have to pay part of your taxes, social security, etc.


The bar association in your state may offer referrals to attorneys who will provide a low-cost initial consultation.


If you need a few dollars in the interim, see if there is a plasma donation center near you.  Where I am, one can pick up $50/week, paid immediately.


Good luck.


It is the .acl file - please see link
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/customization/ExportAutocorrect.htm