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Microsoft Speech Recognition


Microsoft Speech Recognition is a software program developed by Soyong. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 40.26 MB (42,219,520 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 86% of users of Microsoft Speech Recognition come from Taiwan, it is also popular in the United States and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\speechengines\microsoft\sr\1033
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{56D75D6B-3D79-11D6-90EB-00A00CC8F1F8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 40.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Speech Recognition

  • sapisvr.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Windows(TM) Operating System (SAPISVR 5)
  • spcommon.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Speech Engine (Microsoft Speech SR/TTS Common Library)
  • itngram.dll - SAPI 5
  • sapi.dll
  • spcplui.dll
  • spsreng.dll
  • spsrx.dll
  • spsrxui.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Speech Recognition?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Speech Recognition from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Speech Recognition from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Speech Recognition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Speech Recognition.

Win XP 90%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 89.74%
Windows 7 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 89.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.56%
Windows 7 Professional 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.36% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 86.36%
  United States 11.36%
  Hong Kong 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 33.33%
Dell 8.33%
Apple 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
Sahara 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
ASUS 4.17%
Common models
Micro-Star MS-7529 9.52%
Sony VGN-SZ57TN_C 4.76%
MSI MS-7309 4.76%
Micro-Star L9-7528 4.76%


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