Turning Speech Recognition Off

Notes:To open Regional and Language Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Regional and Language Options.

Use this procedure to turn off handwriting recognition, speech recognition, and some accessibility features temporarily. These services can affect performance, and if you are not using them with your current program, you can turn them off temporarily.

If you are not using a text service at all, you should remove it. For more information, click Related Topics.

Turning off text services does not affect multiple languages or keyboards that you have added under Installed services on the Text Services and Input Languages dialog box.