Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Spell - check database file location

  1. #1

    Spell - check database file location

    Hi , could you help me to find the location of the building win.8.1 spell check database file ? I want to export it to correct/add the words inside. Checked user - app data - roaming - speller but the files inside are empty. .

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Portsmouth Hants
    Posts : 772
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Don't the dictionary files have .LEX extensions?

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Proof\ is a likely location.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Spell - check database file location

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Can't install Windows in location you chose. Please check.
So I'm getting the error "We couldn't install Windows in the location you chose. Please check your media drive. Here's more info about what happened: 0x80300024" I've installed WIndows 8.1 many times on various machines but always from DVD. This is my first attempt from USB key. My BIOS is...
Installation & Setup
windows 8/8.1 store app default.dic spell check issue
When I am adding more words in the dictionary by using the following spell check file ( C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Spelling\en-US\default.dic), the words are not recognized by the spell check in the store app when the file size exceeds 1 MB. If you add the same words with 1Mb file...
General Support
spell check software
ok, i'm looking for spell check software that is not a freebie, freeware has to much trash with it (toolbars ect)and I want nothing to do with any of that. it must be something I have to pay or. and it must not work like the spell check in windows 8. I don't want something that is an auto spell...
Software and Apps
Set Compatibility on exe file regardless of file location
Good Evening Gentlemen. I have an issue running a program that is contained in a self extracting zip that is supposed to run automatically. The SFX files unzips the contents to a folder on my hard disk (no problem), but then tries to run another program (installer.exe) that is located in the...
Software and Apps
Snipping Tool File Save Location
When I use the Snipping Tool and want to save the snip, the tool wants to put the saved file in the Pictures library. Is there any way I can change that default to another folder or even another drive? Thank you.
General Support
with Mail in Windows8 LOOKING for SPELL CHECK
hey when I click on the app for mail I get all my mail from different email addresses I set up I like that but here is the problem for me by me not being the sharpest tool in the shed I cannot find spell check
Browsers & Mail
Turn on spell check in email app?
Hi All, How would one turn on or use spell check in the email app? F7 shortcut does not work. :cry:
Software and Apps

Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook