We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Spellcheck is freezing outlook

cwftech asked
Last Modified: 2008-02-07
Hi Experts!

I'm running into a bit of a problem with one of my clients.

They have a Dell Optiplex 745 running XP Pro.
intel core 2 6400
1gb ram
all office and windows updates are current as of (10/29/07)
Brand new, out of the box...running into an error in outlook (2003).

When this particular user tries to send email and there is a word spelled wrong, the spellcheck picks it up (as it should). The problem is when the word isn't in the dictionary or even if you try to change it to the "suggested" word, outlook freezes on you.

Just to note, this user is sharing the computer with another user who doesn't experience this problem on her profile.

I've recreated her outlook profile according to the EE article here: https://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_21669853.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+2003+check+freez+spell

I apologize if I haven't provided sufficient information, just ask and I will give you whatever I can.

Thank You

Watch Question
Top Expert 2008
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 5 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE