I'm attempting to use the MS speech SDK and in order to make this functional, I need to convert a null terminated char* (containing the text to say) to WCHAR* so that it may be plugged into Voice->Speak. I tried MultiByteToWideChar to no avail, perhaps due to a simple mistake on my part. Whatever the case may be, nothing other than the first four characters are ever spoken by the program. Is there a simpler method to accomplish this in non-MFC C++ or C, or should I continue to use MultiByteToWideChar? And if this is the case, how would one go about -properly- plugging the null terminated char* in?