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Breakthrough Windows Vista™: Find Your Favorite Features and Discover the Possibilities by S. E. Slack, Joli Ballew

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Command Media Center with Your Voice

1 hour

Did you know you can use your voice to control Media Center? You can use Windows Speech Recognition for other tasks too, but it’s by far the most entertaining to lie on your couch and speak your commands as you gobble those bonbons. With Windows Speech Recognition, you can run programs and interact with Windows by speaking common commands.

You need to have a microphone hooked up to your computer, and you need to take care of some basics such as creating a voice profile so the computer recognizes and understands your voice. We suggest you get a top-of-the-line microphone if you plan on being halfway across ...

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