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Spell Check

by shar1942 / March 29, 2004 11:19 PM PST

I run XP with Outlook Express, Its new to me, but can't get the spell check to work. Version 2002 Home Edition. Any suggestions. Thanks

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Re:Spell Check
by HerbChong / March 30, 2004 9:14 AM PST
In reply to: Spell Check

spell check won't work unless you have a recent enough version of a Microsoft Office application that includes spell check. i believe Office 2000 applications are the oldest ones that work.

Herb...

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SPELL CHECK INOPERATIVE IN NEW XP HOME
by Bill Voyles / February 27, 2007 2:08 PM PST
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Why doesn't Spell check come on in my toolbar with a brand new computer and new OS of XP Home? How do I install it or get it to funcion? Thank you, Bill

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Re: SPELL CHECK INOPERATIVE IN NEW XP HOME
by Tufenuf / February 27, 2007 8:40 PM PST
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One better
by jackson dougless / February 27, 2007 10:04 PM PST
In reply to: Spell Check

You can not only improve your system's overall security, but help deal with spam more effectively, all while gaining a spellcheck program for your email client. And not just any spellcheck, but an inline spellcheck, so it's checking as you type, not just if you remember before you send the message.

The catch is, you have to stop using Outlook Express and move to Mozilla Thunderbird. All you mail and account settings should be picked up automatically the first time you run Thunderbird, so it should be pretty painless. It's also as I said, your system's overall security improves, you get better spam management tools, and an inline spellcheck. It's a win-win all around for you. Switching to Mozilla Firefox from Internet Explorer only makes things better, by further improving your system's security.

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