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Win ME problems with Email Spell Check and FTP Installation
KG2RG

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Msg#: 3309 posted 12:25 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

OK, I can not install WS_FTP client on windows ME. Does anyone else have this problem or is it just myself? I have heard about bill Gates losing a lawsuit with Sun Java, and then just not including java in some of the new releases of windows. I am wondering if I will have to downgrade to win 98 in order to install WS_FTP. Can someone shed some light on this issue I am having?

Also, I can not check the spelling on my emails inside the outlook express. As I compose an email, and then click TOOLS, the word SPELLING is present, but is not bold like the other options in tools. I can not check spelling. Does this have something to do with windows ME or do I need to download some kind of dictionary add on?

I am running Windows ME and IE6.
Thanks!

 

Purple Martin

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Msg#: 3309 posted 12:34 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

I don't have ME, but WS_FTP runs fine on XP, so I can't see why there would be a problem with newer windows in general.

AkanDian rain

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Msg#: 3309 posted 12:37 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

I've installed WS_FTP on 95,98,NT,2000 and have never had a problem with it. I don't think ME is the problem.

KG2RG

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Msg#: 3309 posted 4:29 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

I got the FTP installed. Still can't get the outlook express to check the spelling?

Thanks!

keyplyr

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Msg#: 3309 posted 4:44 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)


While in Outlook Express: Tools > Options > Spelling and check all the boxes, then click OK

It will then check for misspelled words prior to sending. From there you may also build a custom dictionary of oddly spelled words you wish not to be scrutinized.

msr986

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Msg#: 3309 posted 4:49 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

OE uses the dictionary from MS Works or Word. If you do not have the word processor installed, no spell check!

keyplyr

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Msg#: 3309 posted 4:54 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

Well then you have answered your own question :)

KG2RG

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Msg#: 3309 posted 5:10 am on Sep 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

I have another computer and I can see the Spelling tag. That computer has Windows 98. The one I'm having a problem is with Windows Me. I have Office 2000, Microsoft Publisher, and other programs that have the Spelling Check working properly. It's just the Outlook Express that doesn't show the tag for Spelling inside Options. Thanks

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