Finding speech recognition on Windows Xp with Office 2007?

I have an XP system with Office 2007 installed. I want to use the speech recognition to type my articles from speak. I can not find it on the machine. How would I find it, if it's truly on here. If I can not find it any free simple speech to text software out there?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Go to Start->Programs->Accessories->Ease of Access->Windows Speech Recognition...

    Plug in your mike and then test it....

    Once done... you can open a word document and start speaking anything you want... Its not very precise though, but works this way !!!

    Note... tried long back... am not very sure right now

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  • 4 years ago

    Well, what you can do is to upgrade to Windows 7. Windows 7 has an excellent voice dictation feature built in -- no extra software needed. But yes, if you want something a little bit more professional you can buy Dragon Naturally Speaking.

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