Microsoft Office XP has working with built-in speech recognition features. The main purpose of this feature to understand the speech and then coverts to text file. You can run this feature in any Office XP applications, for example Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word.
Follow the give steps to install the speech recognition features in office XP:
First click on Start button, go to Control Panel then click on Add or Remove Programs.
Now find and select the "Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage" option in Add or Remove Programs list, then click on Change button.
Here select the option "Add or Remove Features" Change which features are installed or remove specific features", and click on Next button.
Here expand the "Office Shared Features"> Alternative User Input > Speech. Now click on Speech option and select "Run from My Computer" from menu and click on Update button to start installation process.
Now system will takes some time to install this feature.
After you have installed, open Microsoft Word > Tools > and click on Speech option.
Now click Next on welcome page.
If you are running it first time, then system will ask you for voice training, you can skip it but the voice training increase the chance of accuracy.
If the training is over, now try to speak "File" to open the File menu and check speech recognition feature has been working or not.