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Windows 7: Speech Recognition Shortcut - Create


Speech Recognition Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Speech Recognition" Shortcut in Windows 7
Published by Brink
01 Mar 2010
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How to Create a "Speech Recognition" Shortcut in Windows 7

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This will show you how to create or download a Speech Recognition shortcut in Windows 7 for easy use.


EXAMPLE: Speech Recognition
Speech Recognition Shortcut - Create-speech_recognition.jpg





OPTION ONE
To Download a "Speech Recognition" Shortcut
1. Click on the Download button below to download the file below.
Speech_Recognition.zip
download
2. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

3. Open the .zip file and extract the Speech Recognition shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click on the Speech Recognition shortcut, and click on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked and you can continue on to step 5.
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5. You can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.


6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .zip file on the desktop if you like, or save it to use again.






OPTION TWO
To Manually Create a "Speech Recognition" Shortcut
1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Type the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (See screenshot below)
%windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{58E3C745-D971-4081-9034-86E34B30836A}
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3. Type Speech Recognition for the name, and click on the Finish button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
Name:  Step2.jpg
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4. Right click on the new Speech Recognition shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click on the Change Icon button. (See screenshot below)
Name:  Step3.jpg
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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", type the location below and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
%SystemRoot%\System32\Speech\SpeechUX\speechuxcpl.dll
Name:  Step4.jpg
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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above and click on OK. (See screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)
Name:  Step5.jpg
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9. You can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.

That's it,
Shawn



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02 Mar 2010   #1
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

ah Brink, you are the king of tutorials, I think I'll use this one as soon as my Windows 7 box arrives (it's on a boat, on it's way to Singapore..... the wife and I are moving ).

Nice work .... yet again!

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02 Mar 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you for the kind words Tim. I'm happy that you like it.

I hope you have a great time in Singapore.
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02 Mar 2010   #3
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Thank you for the kind words Tim. I'm happy that you like it.

I hope you have a great time in Singapore.
Thanks Mate, I'm sure we will... besides, we need more Members from Singapore.
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