Most asked questions
Why my assistant is not starting?
Your assistant is starting and loading, please be patient! Sometimes it can take up to 1 minute for the first start.
Why my assistant is not responding for a long time?
It may be because of a sluggish internet connection or lack of internet at all.
Why speech recognition takes so long???
Because record goes to Google Speech Recognition Servers through internet, there it is converting to text and comes back to your PC, and if you have slow internet connection this may take more time.
Why Elsi said "Searching through Wikipedia" and not saying anything?
It's because Elsi is searching your query in Wikipedia. It may take so long because you might have slow internet connection.
Why after I say "Elsi exit" it's still working?
We made this intentionally, so you can't turn off Elsi accidentally. To turn Elsi off completely
Why I see a black window when Elsi starts?
Elsi program consists of 2 elements, first one is loading interface (that's a black window) and the second one is backgrounded in which Elsi determines what you said and what to answer.
Why Elsi says "Errno [-9988] Stream is closed"?
This is not a problem. It may be because your microphone generating a lot of sounds for processing or because your microphone changed.
My Assistant Elsi is without logo and icons, what to do?
You need to install these necessary files. You may have deleted them accidentally. To solve, download from
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After using Elsi my volume decreased, what to do?
I've changed Speaker (or Microphone), and my Elsi didn't recognize it. What to do?
How to exit Elsi?