Microsoft® Office® 2010 spell check not working
What are the causes of a disfunctional spell check feature in Microsoft Office 2010? How to fix the issue.
The Microsoft Office 2010 is a newly released Office suit from Microsoft. This Microsoft Office 2010 is the successor to Microsoft Office 2007. The Microsoft Office 2010 includes extended file format support, user interface updates, and ensures a refined user experience. Spell check is a nice feature of Microsoft Office 2010. By using the feature you are able to correct the spelling of words. Spell check issues can arise due to the presence of some registry entriy problems. In the registry, this is commonly seen as a override folder. In such a situation, you have to open registry and delete the key which contains the registry key of override. This would resolve the issue.
Following are some tips to fix issues with spell check feature in Microsoft Office 2010:
- Close the third party application
- Disable add ins
- Remove all viruses
- Reset the spell checker
Close the third party application
If the spell check in Microsoft Office 2010 is not working, it might be due to some third party application installed on the system. If that is the case, they disable the spell check feature from the Microsoft Word 2010. If you have got the spell check issue, then you need to close the third party application which is running in the background and then try again.
Disable add ins
Sometimes add ins also cause issues in spell check and if they are present in the system the spell check would not respond at all. You have to disable all these add ins. The various add ins that can create these problem are MS Office Live add-in and OneNote linked notes add-in. After disabling these add ins, you would find that the spell check is working properly.
If there are viruses present in the system that would cause the not working of spell check in Microsoft Office 2010.Viruses are the unwanted software programs which have the capability to corrupt system files and the programs. When they are present in the system, they would also cause harm to the Microsoft Office 2010. These viruses sometimes causes the not working of spell check problem. These malwares would corrupt the feature. You have to delete all the viruses present in the system using an antivirus software. Then try to reinstall the Microsoft Office 2010.
For resetting of the spell checker, firstly, click the Microsoft Office 2010 button. In that take Word Options. Then in the left navigation menu you need to select Proofing. After doing that just click Recheck document then click Yes. After that you have to click OK. This would reset your spell checker. After that you have to press F7 for running new spelling and grammar check.
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