Autocorrection feature does not remember user decisions in Windows 8.1

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 ProWindows 8.1 Enterprise

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You type a word on a Windows 8.1-based computer by using the touch keyboard or a Type Cover.
  • The word is recognized as incorrect by the autocorrection feature, and is corrected to another word.
  • You press backspace to undo the correction.
  • You type the word again.
In this scenario, the autocorrection feature still corrects the word to other words.

Resolution


Update information

To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2911106. For more information about how to obtain this update rollup package, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2911106 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: January 2014

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates