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How to setup the microphone for use with the Windows Speech Recognition feature in Microsoft® Windows® 7 Operating System?

Setting up the microphone for use with the Windows Speech Recognition feature in Microsoft® Windows® 7 Operating System.

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  1. Connect the microphone to the computer.
  2. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  3. In the Control Panel window, click Ease of Access.
  4. In the Ease of Access window, click Speech Recognition.
  5. In the Speech Recognition window, click Set up microphone.

    NOTE: The Microphone Setup Wizard will start.

  6. In the Microphone Setup Wizard, select the type of microphone connected to the computer, and then click the Next button.
  7. In the Set up your microphone screen, follow the on-screen instructions to properly position the microphone, and then click the Next button.
  8. In the Adjust the microphone volume screen, follow the on-screen instructions to properly set the microphone volume level, and then click the Next button.
  9. In the Your microphone is now set up screen, click the Finish button.