Windows has two features to help you use the computer without using a mouse or keyboard: Speech Recognition (which allows you to use voice commands to work with Windows) and On-Screen Keyboard (which allows you to enter text by selecting characters on the screen).
You can adjust turn on or adjust settings for these features on the Use the computer without the mouse or keyboard page in the Ease of Access Center.
Open Ease of Access Center:
- by pressing the Windows logo key + U.
- Click on the Start button, then All Programs, then Accessories, then Ease of Access, then click on Ease of Aceess Center.
Select the options that you want to use:
- Use On-Screen Keyboard.
This option sets On-Screen Keyboard to run when you log on to Windows. On-Screen Keyboard displays a visual keyboard with all the standard keys. You can select keys using the mouse or another pointing device, or you can use keys on the standard keyboard.
- Use Speech Recognition.
The option allows you to control the computer with your voice. With a microphone, you can speak commands that the computer will understand and respond to, as well as dictate text.