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In Windows Vista, you use the Windows Mail feature. When you try to use the spelling checker on English-language text, the spelling checker does not work as expected.
This problem occurs if the default spelling language in Windows Mail is not set to English.
To resolve this problem, set the default spelling language to English. To do this, follow these steps in Windows Mail:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Similar problems and solutionsFor more information about spell-check in Outlook Express on a Windows XP-based computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/932974/ )You no longer have spell checking capabilities in some languages in Outlook Express 6.0 after you install the 2007 Microsoft Office system
Article ID: 933142 - Last Review: September 23, 2011 - Revision: 3.0