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outlook express 5 spell checker has stopped working on my friends computer. So that when it is used it gives
 'Spell check was halted' alarm
any suggestions?
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by:david_levine
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Run through the instructions in the following article. Let me know what happens...

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q224/1/76.ASP?LNG=ENG&SA=TECH&FR=1
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by:bruintje
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hmmm....could use a spell check on my own postings as well :O)
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by:bruintje
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wew what a timing....
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by:bruintje
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i see i was first...only posted as a comment...damn
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by:david_levine
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You beat me in. If he accepts I'll have the points xferred. Otherwise, he can reject mine and accept yours.

This happens a lot... too bad you can't "lock" a question while you're working on it :)

David
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by:david_levine
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Oh wait, I can actually withdraw mine as an answer. I'll do that now.
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by:bruintje
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well that wasn't necessary, still wait to see if it does solve the problem..."lock a Q while working on it" a  good one :O)
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by:scrounger
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Sorry to take so long to get any response to both of you. My friend is unavailable at the moment, so I cant tell you if any of your answers/comments work. As soon as I can I will throw the points in the ring! Thanks for prompt responses folks. TTFN scrounger
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by:scrounger
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Cheers both for the help I can now read my brother-in-laws e-mails once more (still can't understand them though!!!)
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by:bruintje
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thanks for the points, but you can't understand them? are they in a different language?
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by:scrounger
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NO joking, spell check works great, I just have to get my brother-in-law to write something interesting!!!

Once again thanks for the info.
Scrounger!
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