Windows 8.1 Google Voice Typing Software?

I have gotten so used to using Google Voice on all my Android devices that my typing skills have really gone out the wind ow.

Is there a way with a Windows 8.1laptop to use Google Voice or is there another solution other than Dragon or other paid softwares or is that the best way to go?
4ubestAsked:
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Michael-BestCommented:
Speech Recognition is built into windows 8.1
Learn how to set and use it by reading the guide by windows.microsoft.com
Link:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/using-speech-recognition
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McKnifeCommented:
And soon, with the upcoming free windows 10 upgrade, you might want to use Cortana (built-into windows 10). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Cortana - I used it on a phone and recognition was remarkable.
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4ubestAuthor Commented:
McKnife, that sounds like it might work and be worth waiting for. I thought Google Chrome had an add on for voice recognition but I have yet to find it.
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4ubestAuthor Commented:
McKnife.. are there any reviews published that show how effective Cortana is with voice to text
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McKnifeCommented:
I would have to search myself.
Cortana did not have to learn but instantly understood much more than dragon which I used some time before.
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4ubestAuthor Commented:
McKnife that says a whole lot as I also used Dragon and currently Google Voice which is even better so I am looking forward to Cortana.

I try to avoid Nuance since the destroyed one of the best software applications ever IMHO... Paperport..
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