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I'm trying to figure out how to turn on spell check for all users automatically.

I'm hoping for a registry edit as I'm going to be making a win7x64 image with office 2010 pre installed and I don't feel like turning on spell-check manually on every deployment.

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If these computers are memebrs of an AD domain you can configure spellcheck via GPO. You'll need to download and "install" the Office 2010 ADM/ADMX templates. – joeqwerty Jan 7 '13 at 23:18
I might be missing something but shouldn't spell check be turned on by default? It is on my machine (Windows 8 x64 and Office 2010) and I never had to turn it on! – Mario Awad Jan 9 '13 at 17:27

As joeqwerty said, spellcheck could be configured via GPO, but what if computer is not a member of AD domain?

I can suggest you to download and run Process monitor (procmon) from SysInternals (now Microsoft) and see for yourself which registry keys are written when spell checking settings are changed.

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