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Spell Checker, Thesaurus, and Prompt-As-You-Go are greyed out

After installing other software, Spell Checker, Thesaurus, and Prompt-As-You- Go™ are not available.


This may happen if your Writing Tools registry entries are damaged. 'Repair the Writing Tools registry entries'NOTE: This article deals with editing the registry. It is recommended that you backup your registry prior to modifying it.

  1. Click on Start and select Run...
  2. In the Open box type "regedit" (without the quotes) and click on OK
  3. Click on the (+) plus sign beside HKEY_CURRENT_USER
  4. Click on the (+) plus sign beside Software
  5. Click on the (+) plus sign beside Corel
  6. Right Click on the folder called WritingTools, Select Delete and answer Yes when prompted if you are sure
  7. Click on the (+) plus sign beside WordPerfect
  8. Click on the (+) plus sign beside 14, 13, 12, 11 or 10 (Depending on what version of WordPerfect you have) 
  9. Right Click on the folder called WritingTools
  10. Select Delete and answer Yes when prompted if you are sure
  11. Click on the (+) plus sign beside HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  12. Click on the (+) plus sign beside Software
  13. Click on the (+) plus sign beside Corel
  14. Right Click on the folder called WritingTools
  15. Select Delete and answer Yes when prompted if you are sure
  16. Click on the (+) plus sign beside WordPerfect
  17. Click on the (+) plus sign beside 14, 13, 12, 11 or 10 (Depending on what version of WordPerfect you have)
  18. Right Click on the folder called WritingTools, Select Delete and answer Yes when prompted if you are sure
  19. Close the registry editor
  20. Insert your installation CD in the CD-ROM drive and from the autorun screen select "WordPerfect, Quattro Pro and Presentations

    NOTE: If this screen does not come up automatically, Go to Start, Run... and type "x:\setup" or for WP 10 "x:\setup32" (without the quotes & where x is the letter for your CD-ROM drive) and click on OK.
     
  21. From the setup screen, select the option to repair (or update for WP 10) and click on Next
  22. Follow the installation prompts to finish the install

 

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