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Have they fixed the iespell/windows vista issue yet,

or is there something else? (I was not allowed to enter all of it in thread title)

I had been using iespell for years, but found that at some point not too long ago it kept throwing an error message in my Windows Vista system.

Looking at the iespell site it would appear that the last update for them was a couple years ago.

Does anyone know if it now functions in Vista without errors, or if there is a comparable free utility available?

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No, but...

In reply to: Have they fixed the iespell/windows vista issue yet,

Try IE7Pro, a free plugin that adds spell-checking functionality, enhanced ad-blocking, and much to Internet Explorer.

Hope this helps,

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Thank you for your response.

In reply to: No, but...

Just looking through the website for IE7Pro it appears to do a lot more than I want or need.

It makes me wonder what I have to give to get.

Did I understand that it channels all my usage through their Proxy server?

I'm a bit apprehensive when all I really want is spell check.

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Optional proxy server usage...

In reply to: Thank you for your response.

It does enable you to use a proxy to hide your identity, to some degree, while browsing the Internet, but it's optional and you must choose your own proxy...they do not operate one of their own.

Honestly, while it appears to be a swiss army knife, it's really quite small and unobtrusive, doesn't require any configuration for basic spell-checking capabilities, and is completely safe. Out of the box you may also appreciate it's ability to auto-recover Internet Explorer from crashes and speed up web browsing. I highly recommend it even if you're only looking for one or to of its features.


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thanks I'll give it a try.

In reply to: Optional proxy server usage...

thanks, I'll give it a try.

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Vista with Firefox 3 browser...

In reply to: Have they fixed the iespell/windows vista issue yet,

Has a built in spell checker... no add-on is needed. I know very little about Vista and IE7 which I rarely use.

John is a good authority there.


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