Thursday, 19 September 2013

Spell check is not working in outlook 2010.


Spell check is not working in outlook 2010.


Method 1:

Step 1: Open Outlook in safe mode:

Open Outlook in safe mode to check if the issue is caused due to add-ins. Follow the steps mentioned below to open Outlook in safe mode:

· Close Outlook.

· Press the windows key+R on the keyboard to open the Run window.

· In Run window and type outlook /safe

Note: There is a space between 'outlook' and '/'.

If you are able to work with Outlook without any problem then the issue might be due to add-ins. In order to disable the add-ins follow the steps given below:

· In Outlook, click on File< Options< Add-ins.

· Under Manage select COM Add-ins.

· Click on GO options beside Manage, uncheck all the add-ins and click Ok.

· Try to open Outlook and check if it works fine.

Method 2:

Ensure the proofing tools are set to run all from computer:

· Close all the Office applications.

· Click on Start -> Control Panel-> Add or Remove programs.

· In the programs list right click on Microsoft Office 2010 program and click on Change.

· Highlight Add or Remove Features and click Continue.

· Click on the arrow mark pointing downwards next to Office Shared Features and choose Run all from My Computer.

Method 3:

Click Start, and then click Run.
Copy and paste, or type the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
control panel
Note If you are using a 64-bit version of Windows, double-click View 32-bit Control Panel in Control Panel to display the Mail icon.
Open the Mail Setup dialog box:

For Windows 7:
If Control Panel is in either Large icons or Small icons view, click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.

If Control Panel is in Category view, under View by, click to select either Large icons or Small icons, and then click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.

For Windows Vista or Windows XP:
If Control Panel is in Classic View, double-click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
If Control Panel is in Category View, under Control Panel, click Switch to Classic View for Windows XP, or click Classic View for Windows Vista, and then double-click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box appears.
In the Mail Setup dialog box, click Show Profiles.

On the General tab, under When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile, click Prompt for a profile to be used, and then click Add. See image

In the Profile Name box, type the name that you want to use for the new email profile, and then click OK.

In the E-mail Accounts dialog box, click Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
Click the appropriate server type for your new email account, and then click Next.
Type your account information in the required boxes, and then click Next.
Click Finish, and then click OK.


Check this registry entry:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\ProofingTools\1.0\Override\en-US

If it exists, delete or rename it; if it doesn’t exist, create it.

You can also delete the following key, but if you do, you’ll need to reconfigure your spelling options. (Export it before deleting it.)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Microsoft\Shared Tools\ProofingTools\1.0\Office\OutlookSpellingOptions

Yes, that makes no sense at all (and I’m not sure why the key is created to begin with), but many users report removing it fixes their problem and others say if it doesn’t exist then creating it fixes the problem. Go

Select the entire message

Outlook 2010: Review ribbon > Language menu > Set Proofing language command
Outlook 2007: Expand the Spelling button, choose Set Language.
Clear the Do not spell check box.

Go into File / Options / Mail / [Spelling and AutoCorrect] / Proofing / {Uncheck “Use contextual spelling”].

Contextual spelling is enabled by default if your computer has sufficient ram (more than 1 GB). It’s part of the process that checks to see if words are used in context. It underlines the misused words in this sentence in blue: “I went their too pick up you’re kids.”