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.


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