Tutorial On How To Add or Remove Words in Spell Checking Dictionary in Windows 10


Spell Checking Dictionary is a built-in feature of windows which help you to write correct words. Whenever you write the wrong word or misspelled it, it automatically highlight the word with red-line which indicate that the spelling of the word is incorrect.

This feature help in improving your writing skills. However, sometimes this feature highlight the word which is not misspelled but it is not recognized by dictionary. You can also add it to dictionary by right click on it.


How add or remove words in spell checking dictionary in windows 10

Methods How To Add or Remove Words in Spell Checking Dictionary:

Step 1: First of All, you need to open the file explorer and in address bar type the following command:



Step 2: Now you will see the new window, where there will be two folders en-US and en-EN. Double click on the folder you want to make changes for dictionary.

Step 3: After that new window will appear where you will see “default.dic” folder. Double click on it and open with “Notepad”.


Step 4: Now simply add the words which you don’t want to be highlighted as misspelled by dictionary in future. You can also remove it from here.

Step 5: At last click on file and then save as to save the changes you have made and finally you are done.

Step 6: If you want to reset the spell checking dictionary, then simply navigate to the same address and delete the folder “default.dic”. Restart your computer and when you will add any word to dictionary, the “default.dic” folder will automatically created.

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