How to disable Autocorrect in Windows 8.1

November 12, 2013

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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