How to configure speech recognition in Microsoft Office XP?
Microsoft Office XP has working with built-in speech recognition
features. The main purpose of this feature to understand the speech and
then coverts to text file. You can run this feature in any Office XP
applications, for example Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word.
Follow the give steps to install the speech recognition features in
First click on Start button, go to Control Panel then click on Add or
Now find and select the "Microsoft Office XP Professional with
FrontPage" option in Add or Remove Programs list, then click on Change
Here select the option "Add or Remove Features" Change which features
are installed or remove specific features", and click on Next button.
Here expand the "Office Shared Features"> Alternative User Input >
Speech. Now click on Speech option and select "Run from My Computer"
from menu and click on Update button to start installation process.
Now system will takes some time to install this feature.
After you have installed, open Microsoft Word > Tools > and click on
Now click Next on welcome page.
If you are running it first time, then system will ask you for voice
training, you can skip it but the voice training increase the chance of
If the training is over, now try to speak "File" to open the File
menu and check
speech recognition feature has been
working or not.