How to disable Autocorrect in Windows 8.1

The autocorrect feature in Windows 8.1 can be absolutely lethal. The corrections doesn’t always suggest the best options.

You disable the function on the device under PC Settings.

Autocorrect

You can also configure these policy settings in a GPO.
File Name:
Globalization.admxPolicy Setting Name:
Turn off autocorrect misspelled wordsScope:
User
Policy Path:
Control Panel\Regional and Language Options
Registry Information:
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Control Panel\International!TurnOffAutocorrectMisspelledWords

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4 Responses to How to disable Autocorrect in Windows 8.1

  1. Arnout says:

    Thanks! Why did the move this option anyway (compared to windows 8.0)

  2. Mindaugas says:

    Many thanks for so good article. It helped !

  3. […] 2013 i made a blog post covering how to disable autocorrect in Windows 8.1 and now it’s time to show where you do it in Windows […]

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