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Outlook express language

by jwalker43213 / March 27, 2007 5:35 AM PDT

How do you change the language on Outlook Express? Only drop down I see in spell check is French and I want to change to English.

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Re: spell check in Outlook Express
by Kees Bakker / March 27, 2007 7:03 AM PDT

Jwalker,

Many details lacking, such as OS, version of IE/OE (6 or 7) and if you happen to have installed Office 2007.

It seems that Office 2007 is incompatible with Outlook Express 6.0 as admitted by Microsoft in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932974/en-us

It could be the problem is solved if you upgrade to IE7 (it isn't mentioned). And it could be that you need a third party spell check tool, as (remarkably!) advised in that Microsoft article.
Here's another link about it: http://ask-leo.com/outlook_express_spell_check_broke_when_i_upgraded_to_xp_how_do_i_fix_it.html
It shows a huge increase in this error message (including the french variety) after the release of Office 2007.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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After Office 2007
by jwalker43213 / March 27, 2007 10:30 AM PDT

It did happen after I instaled office 2007. Does Microsoft have a patch to fix it?

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(NT) Did you read the links? It seems to be by design, no patch.
by Kees Bakker / March 28, 2007 4:40 AM PDT
In reply to: After Office 2007
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