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Set up Wordcorr

Module by: Joseph Grimes. E-mail the author

Summary: Download Wordcorr and get it running. Put in your personal metadata

Install Wordcorr. Wordcorr is free. Wordcorr runs on any Windows system from Windows 98 on. (We're working on Macintosh and Linux versions, but they're not ready yet.) Choose the type of download Wordcorr you need, and follow the instructions. Then come back to this page for information on how to run Wordcorr.

Run Wordcorr. Once you have Windows on your computer, you can start it up any time. You can have the installer program put a Wordcorr icon on your desktop or one your task bar near the Start button. Or you can reach it through the Start button itself.

Set up your Wordcorr identifiers. Once Wordcorr is running, it needs a small amount of public information about you before you can start to actually do anything linguistic. Click here to find out about user metadata.

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