Fortunately, Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail and Outlook Express can make use of a spell checker (from Office or a third-party tool like ABCSpell for Outlook Express) to catch minor or major, but always potentially embarrassing, spelling mishaps. How good is the best spell checker if it is not used, however? Fortunately, Windows Mail and Outlook Express can help you to regularly employing the spelling doctor, too.
Check the Spelling of Your Emails Automatically in Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express
To have Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express check the spelling of every email you write automatically:
- Select Tools | Options... from the menu.
- In Windows Live Mail, hold down the Alt key if the menu bar is not visible.
- Go to the Spelling tab.
- Make sure Always check spelling before sending is checked.
- Click OK.