Assume that the Ignore Internet and file addresses option is enabled in Microsoft Office Word 2007. When you type an email address in an Office Word 2007 document, the AutoCorrect feature inappropriately corrects the spelling of the email address. For example, when you type "abotu@," the AutoCorrect feature automatically changes the text to "about@."
To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
2596543 Description of the Office Word 2007 hotfix package (Wordconv-x-none.msp, Word-x-none.msp): October 25, 2011
Registry key information
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to enable the hotfix: