ieSpell

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 395 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.6.4 build 573
  • Total Downloads:
    3,126,171
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 26, 2010
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Spelling checkers keep those of us who never won a spelling bee from looking like high-school dropouts. IESpell's spelling checker for Microsoft Internet Explorer provides a safety net for interactive message boards and Web-based e-mail.

We found it unobtrusive, convenient, accurate, and fast. When you want to check your spelling, activate the program from the Tools menu, the toolbar button, or the right-click menu. The intuitive interface resembles that of any other spelling checker, with options for adding words to its dictionary and for ignoring URLs and e-mail addresses. It also provides a direct link to the online Merriam-Webster dictionary, giving you the opportunity to expand your vocabulary as you work.

Though we wish IESpell could have fixed punctuation errors and checked our spelling as we typed, we were happy it detected all our misspelled words and offered spelling suggestions. This is a great free tool for the orthographically challenged.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.1

    out of 153 votes

    • 5 star 70
    • 4 star 52
    • 3 star 13
    • 2 star 8
    • 1 star 10
  • All Versions

    4.2

    out of 395 votes

    • 5 star 197
    • 4 star 128
    • 3 star 29
    • 2 star 16
    • 1 star 25
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1 stars

"COMES WITH UNWANTED SEARCH.CONDUIT REDIRECT ON HOMEPAGE"

July 27, 2013  |  By harris17

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

I haven't use it as I have spent the last day trying to get rid of search.conduit which is a program that redirects you home page to its home page , then uses Bing as the browser.

Cons

Can't be deleted , from ie 10 on win7 machine

Summary

Don't download.

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1 stars

"iespell pure junk mail"

April 28, 2013  |  By kb5doh

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

spell check works fine on desk top laptop not so good does not want to work has my laptop all locked up trying to search my laptop.

Cons

Has spyware and other junk I can no longer recomend iespell.

Summary

First time Cnet has passed me something BAD for my computer.

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1 stars

"Did Not like it"

April 12, 2013  |  By Bidpal

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

It does OK with spell check.

Cons

Has adware in it.
The only way to completely uninstall the program is to do a system restore.

Summary

The program has adware in it, it Highlights on it's own words, and then when you click on it, the program brings you to a page that tries to sell you something, I did Not like that at all, and when I uninstalled the program, it still Highlighted some words on it's own, but not as much when it was installed, I had to do a complete System Restore to completely remove the program.

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1 stars

"It has browser hijackers and viruses!"

April 08, 2013  |  By eekfaces

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

Corrects spelling

Cons

Requires multiple system restores to remove virus's if not a full factory reset.

Summary

Clean up your software!!!

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4 stars

"the program works fine"

February 19, 2013  |  By yankeescrimshaw

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

program works fine as a spelling checker..watch out for download junk...toolbars..new browser

Cons

the downloading programs suck..they want to download toolbars.mx browser and other unwanted junk...

Summary

disappointed in Cnets download of crappy junk with the files you asked for...

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1 stars

"it No Good"

January 25, 2013  |  By iggy67

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

I have no pros to report

Cons

It doesn't work on a 64-bit browser.

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1 stars

"c n e t is a bad site, added malware"

January 15, 2013  |  By craigs21

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

none, cnet should be ashamed of themselves. will give thim a bad review on wot also.

Cons

MALWARE! Cannot get rid of claro search.

Summary

CNET IS GOING INTO THE BLOCKED SITE LIST. NOT A USEFUL SITE ANYMORE. USE OTHERS FOR SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS.

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1 stars

"Got Virus with the download ..."

January 04, 2013  |  By 123jew

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

It was free ....

Cons

I got at least two viruses with the download.

Summary

I had to use Norton Ghost to restore to remove it.

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3 stars

"Gud if u r a pore speler"

November 24, 2012  |  By lorivbk

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

On occasion I use IE, and I'm actually a very good speller..LOL. But I type fast and don't look at what I'm typing, so this works well for me. I like Firefox's spell checker better, as it checks as you type.

Cons

I'm VERY careful not always opt out of the crap they try to get you to download with the program. HOWEVER, Funmoods toolbar managed to slip by me. It took me 3 hours of valuable work time to get rid of it! So, be aware and forewarned.

Summary

Download at your own risk.

Updated on Nov 24, 2012

I meant to say I'm very careful ALWAYS opt out.

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2 stars

"too much other stuff attached to download"

September 16, 2012  |  By kannuc

 |  Version: ieSpell 2.6.4 build 573

Pros

if you spell american and want your home page changed, this is for you

Cons

only spells american, of no use if you want to spell english - and there's a difference. Also wouldn't load when I opted out of all the other crap cnet tries to include in the download

Summary

if you're from down under or a canuck or brit, this is not for you

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.6.4 build 573
Version 2.6.4 build 573 fixes an issue with spell checking large documents (>30k characters) with lots of custom tags (e.g. Wikipedia pages). The text parsing code was rewritten to make it more robust and alot quicker too.
General
Publisher Red Egg Software
Publisher web site http://www.redeggsoftware.com/
Release Date February 20, 2010
Date Added February 26, 2010
Version 2.6.4 build 573
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Internet Explorer Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows 2003, Windows 98, Windows 7
Additional Requirements Internet Explorer 6.0
Download Information
File Size 1.99MB
File Name ieSpellSetup264573.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,126,171
Downloads Last Week 161
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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