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OLEXP: Spell Check Unavailable in Outlook Express 4.0 After Installing Office 2000
Article ID: 220512 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q220512
For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
After you install Outlook Express 4.x, and then install Microsoft Office 2000, the spell checker tool in Outlook Express may be unavailable.
This issue can occur because the proofing tools included with Office 2000 are not compatible with Outlook Express 4.x.
To resolve this problem, install Outlook Express 5.0. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
All versions of Microsoft Outlook Express use the spell checker engine included in Microsoft Office.
Article ID: 220512 - Last Review: November 14, 2003 - Revision: 2.0