Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You set English as the input language in Windows 8.1.

  • You type an misspelled word in the text box in a modern app such as Internet Explorer.

  • You right-click the¬†misspelled word (which has a red underline), and you select an autocorrect suggestion to correct the word.

In this scenario, the first letter of the autocorrect suggestion is lowercase. Therefore, the spelling correction does not preserve capitalization. For example, the autocorrect suggestion for the incorrect word "Smoething" is "something."

Resolution

Update information

To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2919394. 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:

2919394 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update rollup: February 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

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