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Spell check is not working in hotmail need to download

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Spell check is not working in hotmail - when I go to the spell check it says incorrect spelling is underlined in red but states that if I am using Firefox it is necessary to download spellcheck from there. Do not know how to do this

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cor-el
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Not all locales come with a dictionary installed for licensing reasons.
If you do not have the en-US locale then check that you have a dictionary installed (Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) and selected.

You can see which dictionary is selected if you right-click in a text area and open the Languages submenu.
Also make sure that [X]"Check Spelling" in the right-click context menu has a tick.
You can also try to toggle the "Check Spelling" item off and on again.

See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Spell_checking and How do I use the Firefox spell checker?
See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Dictionaries