Mail on my Vista?????????????? Help!

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etexas

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OK! I need a good PB techie here. Long story short....I have been using Mac, now I have a PC (Toshiba laptop), any-who...when I write email and try to get it to check spelling it says it does not recognize that language. OK! I CAN do some mean typos (as you on the PB well know;))but nothing so bad that it looks nothing like English! What the hay am I doing wrong????????????????:detective:
 

sastark

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OK! I need a good PB techie here. Long story short....I have been using Mac, now I have a PC (Toshiba laptop), any-who...when I write email and try to get it to check spelling it says it does not recognize that language. OK! I CAN do some mean typos (as you on the PB well know;))but nothing so bad that it looks nothing like English! What the hay am I doing wrong????????????????:detective:
Well, for one, you aren't using a Mac anymore...

:D
 

etexas

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Megan is calling me for dinner, Rich, help me out! I will be back when I eat and do dishes(my chore). :)
 

Semper Fidelis

2 Timothy 2:24-25
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I searched and can't find anything on the Vista Mail Spell Checker. I'm in the Tokyo Narita airport right now so I won't be able to look into this further today.
 

etexas

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I searched and can't find anything on the Vista Mail Spell Checker. I'm in the Tokyo Narita airport right now so I won't be able to look into this further today.
OK people............Rich had to bail on me. Anyone else care to step up to the plate. Please...........
 

Scott

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Can you go back to the Mac? That should fix the problems. Why did you switch to Vista?
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
Can you go back to the Mac? That should fix the problems. Why did you switch to Vista?
Long (boring) story, I will go back to Mac in a year with the updated OS X. There are a few few cool thing on Vista, actually some things on Vista "feel", like OS X...........hmmmmmmm!
 

VictorBravo

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OK Max, I'll wade in. I don't run Vista or Windows Mail, but I've heard about this very problem from others. Here is one suggestion that worked for someone else:

At top of Windows Mail, click on Tools.

Then Options, Spelling, choose language other than English (like Spanish or German), Apply.

Then do it over, but select English, Apply.

It seems that there is some conflict in the default setting that gets cleared up by doing this.

Vic
 

historyb

Puritan Board Junior
I don't use Windows or Mac, but I was wondering if the words may not be in there yet. For instances FireFox has a spell checker and some words are not memorized and I have to clue it in to the fact that it is spelled right by adding it to the dictionary.

That may be the problem, maybe not. The Computer center at my Job was going to Vista but nixed the idea after all the trouble with it started coming up and the fact the our College would have to buy new Computers.
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
OK Max, I'll wade in. I don't run Vista or Windows Mail, but I've heard about this very problem from others. Here is one suggestion that worked for someone else:

At top of Windows Mail, click on Tools.

Then Options, Spelling, choose language other than English (like Spanish or German), Apply.

Then do it over, but select English, Apply.

It seems that there is some conflict in the default setting that gets cleared up by doing this.

Vic
Thanks Vic! I will try it now!:up:
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
OK Max, I'll wade in. I don't run Vista or Windows Mail, but I've heard about this very problem from others. Here is one suggestion that worked for someone else:

At top of Windows Mail, click on Tools.

Then Options, Spelling, choose language other than English (like Spanish or German), Apply.

Then do it over, but select English, Apply.

It seems that there is some conflict in the default setting that gets cleared up by doing this.

Vic
THANK YOU VIC!!!!!!!!!!! IT WORKED!!! I am going to "fire" Rich as my techie!;););)
 

BlackCalvinist

Puritan Board Senior
Long (boring) story, I will go back to Mac in a year with the updated OS X. There are a few few cool thing on Vista, actually some things on Vista "feel", like OS X...........hmmmmmmm!
Of course they do! Where else does Windows get ideas from ?

but yeah, if you really needed Windows that bad, why didn't you just download Open OS X (open source) and get a copy of Win XP and install it on a small partition ?
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
Of course they do! Where else does Windows get ideas from ?

but yeah, if you really needed Windows that bad, why didn't you just download Open OS X (open source) and get a copy of Win XP and install it on a small partition ?
Brother, I am just a Texas land and oil man. I do well to turn the thing on! If you want me to "middle man", mineral rights deals I am your man! If you want me to download open sources and partition...........call Vic! Or if can't reach him maybe Rich can help............:D:D:D
 

Semper Fidelis

2 Timothy 2:24-25
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Max,

I was able to both duplicate and resolve the problem.

Click Tools > Options
Select Spelling
Under Languages use the pulldown to select another language and then, without clicking Apply, choose English Again and click Apply

It should now work.
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
Max,

I was able to both duplicate and resolve the problem.

Click Tools > Options
Select Spelling
Under Languages use the pulldown to select another language and then, without clicking Apply, choose English Again and click Apply

It should now work.
Brother! Talk about too little too late!:lol:
 
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