spellchecker i n Microsoft Office 2010

Suddenly my spellchecker in Outlook stopped working. Reinstalled office, looked at registry keys and nothing…
Can anyone assist?
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C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared

Is there Proof folder there? If so does it contain Csapi3t1.dll

Mssp232.dll and Mssp2_en.lex

Check this key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools

CLick on Shared Tools and look in the right pane for this entry:
SharedFilesDir Double click on it.

The path in the box which will appear should read:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\

If it reads
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared
Add the backslash. Without the backslash, Windows cannot find the files it needs to run SpellCheck.

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go into your Outlook options (File > Options from the main screen) and check the mail section to make sure that the "always check spelling before sending" is ticked.

Also. go into the Autocorrect button from there and make sure "Check spelling as you type" is ticked.
dwm1Author Commented:
As I run Windows 7 I have my Proof folder in the following directory: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft shared
I has a MSLID.DLL file  and 3 dictionary files.
Checked the registry and the entry there is the same as on a working PC (what you mentioned) so the news in…. no, still not working.
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Delete the following key:


Restart Outlook and try again.
click on control panel, add/remove programs, click on office, click on change, and then repair.
dwm1Author Commented:
Deleted the registry key and also run a  repair of Office but  this doesn't seem to make any difference.
what version of outlook do you have.
dwm1Author Commented:
Cjheck for this and delete it.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Proofing Tools\1.0\Override
Dwm, have you checked to make sure all the settings I highlighted are definately ticked?
dwm1Author Commented:
Override is not on the PC. But I checked a working one and it's not there either.
Is it working for Word???
Are you using word 2007 with outlook 2010 by chance? if you are, winword.exe needs to be presend in the office 14 folder.
dwm1Author Commented:
We're using Office 2010 for all. And yes Boquez, the spellchecker works in Word.
I'm stumped, if someone does not have the answer for you look into a free third-party spell checker
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