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Article ID: 235705 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 2.0

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When Screen Power Speech is installed and running in an MS-DOS virtual machine (VM) or at an MS-DOS command prompt, you may receive the following error message when you attempt to start other MS-DOS programs:
Runtime Error R6002


This behavior occurs because the Screen Power Speech program uses memory management differently, which may cause RAM and/or video memory to be unavailable when needed.


To resolve this issue, upgrade or replace the MS-DOS version of the speech program with a newer version or with a program that is more compatible with Windows 98.

For more information, contact the manufacturer (CustomEyes Computer System) at the following Web site: (
Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

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Screen Power Speech is a program designed to speak text that is displayed on the screen for people with low vision.
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