ieSpell


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

Version:
2.6.4 build 573
File Size:
1.99MB
Date Added:
February 26, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7
Total Downloads:
3,123,380
Downloads Last Week:
147
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Internet Explorer 6.0

Editors' review

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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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.2

    out of 395 votes

    • 5 star: 197
    • 4 star: 128
    • 3 star: 29
    • 2 star: 16
    • 1 star: 25
  • Current Version:

    4.1

    out of 153 votes

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