"Cannot Add Word to User Dictionary" message

I have a Windows 2000 workstation running Lotus Notes 5.0.11.  Everytime I hit Send from a new memo, I get "Cannot Add Word to User Dictionary".  Then I hit send again, and it gives me the choice to send, save, discard changes, etc.
I tried a clean reinstallation of Notes, but still get the message.  Even tried sending a blank memo and still got the message.  
I disabled the "automatically check for misspellings" and worked, but this particular user needs this feature enabled.  
Anyone out there ever run into this problem?

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The dictionaries are usually located in the notes data dir. They have filenames like *.dic. It can be altered!
Please verify the correct location (user preferences > international), make sure the dir. and files can be accessed for writing.
Never heard of the problem before, but I suspect the dictionaties are either read-only or in some read-only dir on the network.
This seem to be a problem with W2K. I heard about a fix in 5.0.9, but I still see users having the problem with later releases as well. Try the following:

1) In Windows: If they are not already set this way change your computers temp folder to c:\winnt\temp or c:\temp in the my computer>properties, advanced tab.

2) In Notes: Go to File/Preferences/User Preferences. On the Basics tab click on User dictionary. Type an '_' in New/Selected Words and click Add (Click ok twice).

Hope this helps.


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To CRAK: just to let you know. I've seen this error quite often on Windows 2000 clients. Seems to be better for newer installations (Service pack, Notes release? I don't know). However, it's still there.
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pgloor: thanks. Haven't worked with 2k a whole lot.

Have you checked notes.net? I see a number of related messages, but they point in different directions (Netware, Win 2k etc.). See if you can find anything:...

wk23Author Commented:
Thanks for the responses.  I'm out of the office right now, but will give them a try either later today or tomorrow.  I will let you know if it starts working.  Thanks!
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