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MS Office add-in 'Check' button does not appear on my WORD menu

Magnus Nystedt
posted this on March 14, 2011 19:38

Windows XP, Office 2010, installation goes well (or so it seems), no menu in Office 2010.




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Dear users:

The Grammarly Check button can disappear from your MS Word if:

- If you were installing the plug-in while Word or Outlook were open.

- If an error occurred while the add-in was working and it got disabled. (Re-installing doesn't help in this case.) 


For Windows 7 and under:

The three-step solution is easy -- you'll need to ENABLE the disabled plugin:

1. Close all Word and Outlook windows. 

2. Open folder C:\Program files\Grammarly\Grammarly. 


3. Run EnableGrammarly.exe and press "Enable Grammarly add-in" button.


Alternatively, you can run the file attached to this comment and Click on "Enable Grammarly add-in". If it didn't work, please right-click on the file and select "Run as administrator" to run it as an administrator.


For Windows 8, you should do as follows:


1) Enable .net Framework 3.5 in Control Panel as described here

2) Locate a GrammarlySetup.exe file in your Downloads folder OR download it again. (You should NOT be deleting your current add-in.)

3) Right-click on the GrammarlySetup.exe item, and choose "Run as administrator".

If you encounter any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us by creating a support ticket at

October 12, 2011 13:10
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