Microsoft Outlook 2007 does not detect misspelled words; even if you press F7

We've searched the internet and tried a few of the fixes out there pertaining to fixing this problem including the solution contained in this article:
Reg delete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Proofing Tools\1.0\Override" /f

However nothing seems to work.

Any ideas?  We're trying to avoid formatting & reinstalling the PC.
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Shreedhar EtteCommented:

Does you have Office 2003 is also installed? If yes, then remove Office 2003 and Office 2007 and reinstall  office 2007.

Hope this helps,
jdraggiAuthor Commented:
No, just Office 2007.  It was not upgraded from 2003 either.  Everything was working fine for the last couple months and all of a sudden it just stopped. :(
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jdraggiAuthor Commented:
We have tried all of those items including deleting the word registry key.  Spell check in word 2007 works fine and outlook does not have a checkmark to not check spelling and grammar.  :/
Try selecting the text of the email message. Then in the Review tab, select Language then select Set Proofing Language.

My guess is that there is a checkmark in Do Not Check Spelling or Grammar.

If this is on all of his / her emails, then open the NormalEmail.dotm template and clear the checkmark.

Dawn Bleuel
Word MVP
jdraggiAuthor Commented:
Unfortunately it still does not work.  :(
jdraggiAuthor Commented:
OK, so after much consternation I figured it out...  After searching the internet I found an article that indicated that it was a problem with the user's profile and that you could test this by logging in as another user.  So before I blew out the user's profile and recreated it...

I deleted these keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Proofing Tools

Then started Word (you will get the word welcome screen, answer questions and continue)
Then started Outlook (it reconnects all of the accounts /etc automatically)

Everything works fine.

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