I’ve owned Olympus digital recorders that use VCVA to reduce “dead air” in conference recordings. Does V-Sync.Rec work the same way?

There’s a slight chance that the Olympus Research & Development team can decrypt the files for you, however; there’s no guarantee that the file can be successfully opened without damage, if at all. 

If you have lost your encryption password and would like for us to try to recover the files, please EMAIL ME the audio files in question. 

NOTE:  I understand the audio files may contain sensitive information, I will be happy to sign an NDA if needed.

Verification Source:  Stanley Freeman, Olympus Support

Test Date: 5.23.12

I imaged (ghosted or copied) my hard drive and now I receive an error “Philips SpeechExec Pro could not find the appropriate license to start.” when I open Philips SpeechExec Dictate version 7.1?

Sometimes an IT tech will eplace a crashed computer or hard drive by copying (also referred to as imaging or ghosting) it. This process corrupts components in theTrusted Storage area of the Philips SpeechExec Pro.  If this is the case, the corrupted components will need to be reset. The Philips SpeechExec Pro software does not allow itself to be…



Not exactly. Unlike VCVA (Volume Controlled Voice Activation), if V-Sync.Rec doesn’t detect sound at or above the pre-set volume threshold within a set time interval, it will stop recording and close the file. The interval can be set to 1 sec, 2 sec, 3 sec,5 sec or 10 sec. There are two V-Sync.Rec modes: One Time – After failing to detect any sound and ceasing recording, the recorder closes the file…


I receive an Internal Error message when opening the Philips SpeechExec Pro v7.0 SR1 software, how can I fix it?

The most common cause of this error is Malware.  Problem Description: Each time when starting SpeechExec, following error message is shown:  “Internal error. (The type initializer for ‘Philips.PSP.SpeechExec.Common.SystemSettings.SettingItemDefaults’ threw an exception.)”  Cause of the Problem: Malware blocks SpeechExec to start. Solution or Target to Solution: 1. Test the computer for occurrence of malware with the…


If I have a site license for the Olympus DSS Player Pro R5 software and I want to add more licenses, what happens?

Question: If I have a site license for the Olympus DSS Player Pro R5 software and I want to add more licenses, what happens?If you already have an Olympus R5 Site License (aka multi-license) and you purchase additional licenses, Olympus will create a new site license number to reflect the additional licenses.Verification Source: Olympus Product…