auto correct in outlook 2007 not working

I am currently running Windows XP.  I cannot access/change/edit the autocorrect options for composing emails. I go into "tools", then "options", then "mail format" tab, and then I select "editor options" - which is just what the help files tell you to do.

Then a new screen pops up with 3 options on the left. The autocorrect options are under the "proofing" option on the left. I go there, and click on Autocorrect options, but then I can't edit anything. The only thing it gives me access to change is the "replace text as you type" fields. The options to "correct two INitial caPS", capitalize first letters of sentences, etc. - all of those options are unaccessible. They are whited out. I also cannot access the "Math AutoCorrect", the "AutoCorrect as you type" , and the others - none of them are editable. WHY?!

I should alsdo add that it was working fine, but I needed to create a new user profile because the old one became corupt.  So I creted a new user profile and copied the contents from the old "outlook folder" to the new one. everything else works fine, except the "auto correct" funtion in outlook ... it does work fine in word 2007.
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Was outlook installed with word and excel?

If so did you install the Proofing tools under Office Shared Features? By default it is installed unless someone does a custom install and removes them.
Oops, I didn't read the added part about it was working fine. Have you tried a repair on Office? Have you tried reinstalling Office.
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jploesslAuthor Commented:
I haven't tried running a repair on office ... how do I do that or do you mean run repair in outlook
jploesslAuthor Commented:
i will be getting back to this soon
jploesslAuthor Commented:
still looking for additional info

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jploesslAuthor Commented:
I will try this question later
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