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When you try to check the spelling and grammar of your Word document, you may receive one of the following error messages:
Word cannot find the spelling file Mssp232.dll for Language.
Word cannot find the spelling file Mssp3XX.dll or Mssp232.dll for Language.
where XX represents a two-letter language identifier. For example, the English two-letter language identifier is EN, so the English spelling file name would be Mssp3EN.dll.
Word cannot find the grammar file Msgr3XX.dll or MsgrXX32.dll for Language.
This behavior occurs in the following situation:
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Install the Language Proofing Tools
Method 2: Set a Default Language DictionaryTo resolve this issue, set English (US) (or another language with a spelling dictionary) as the default dictionary. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 3: Select the "Do Not Check Spelling or Grammar" OptionTo work around this problem, select Do not check spelling or grammar in the Language dialog box for text in the languages that do not have a spelling dictionary. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 4:If you have tried the previous methods, but are still experiencing the issue, copy and paste the text from the Word document into Notepad. Then, copy and paste the text back into Word. To do this, follow these steps.
Note Use this method if you are experiencing this issue with only one document. If you copy and paste the text into Notepad, all the formatting is lost. You will have to re-format the text after you copy the text back to Word.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/309358/ )How to check spelling and grammar in another language
Article ID: 273965 - Last Review: July 27, 2006 - Revision: 3.2