XP Word Checker?

By sinetic87
Dec 9, 2007
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  1. Hi, is there a word checker program available for download?

    I remembered in the past there's this program that can check whatever u type. Either in ms word,ms powerpoint or maybe other editor. There's no need to activate it at all. It's like after installing, it's always there already. It's more of a plugin rather than a program.

    I've tried to search around but still couldn't find. Have you guys came across this product?
  2. fastco

    fastco Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,511

  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,392   +32

    Please clarify- are you looking for a 'spell checker' or a word count checker?
  4. sinetic87

    sinetic87 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 17

    Bobbye, I'm looking for a spell checker, something like what Fastco has provided me with.

    Fastco, thanks for the infos. By the way, I've browsed thru the webpages. Most of them are for firefox. Is there any plugins for microsoft office? like say, word and powerpoint?
  5. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    Microsoft Office already comes with a spell checker.

    Give this program a try, i just got it from google ;)
  6. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,392   +32

    I did think it was the spell check, just wanted to be sure.

    The Google Toolbar has a spell checker. And here's another checker:
    http://www.iespell.com/

    These two will check spelling on board such as this. I think, but an not completely sure, that the Office Spell Check will work on Outlook Express and in Office documents.

    Here's more info on that:
    [PDF]
    Microsoft Office 2003 Tools: http://tinyurl.com/3yn3vo
    Microsoft Office provides a Spell Check tool to find and correct. most spelling errors. Spell Check can also be customized to ...
  7. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    Personally i rely on the Google spellchecker. It's very good and is always there when i need it.
  8. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    I remember your sig when it said about google spell checker - as long as you remember to use it :D
  9. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    That's the one Daveskater.:D

    Thank god for the Google spellchecker.....Gonna wear it out.....provided i remember to use it.

    Think that's how i worded it.
  10. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 2,031

    That's it :grinthumb

    Near enough at least ;) 99% i expect, i think there was a ! or two in there haha
  11. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,067   +13

    yeah. it's called openoffice.org and it's free.
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