Microsoft Publisher Cannot Load the Speller or Dictionary

The other day, while working in Microsoft Publisher, one of my clients was greeted with the following message: 

Publisher cannot load the speller or dictionary. To install the Spell Checker and Hyphenation dictionary, run Publisher Setup again and choose Custom Installation. For information on running Setup, Press F1. 

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My client was using Publisher 2016 as part of the Microsoft Office 365 E3 suite on a Windows 10 Pro computer.

It turns out the fix was simple enough. 

I ran a Quick Repair of Microsoft Office. Once the Quick Repair was completed, I opened Microsoft Publisher and Spell Checker and Dictionary was once again working. If you need instructions on how to run a Quick Repair on Office continue reading:

Step One: Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features 

Step Two: Find Microsoft Office (365) and right-click on it and select Change.Microsoft Office 365 Change

Step Three: Select Quick RepairQuick Repair of Office 2016

Let the Quick Repair complete and open Microsoft Publisher again. Everything should be working correctly now.

I hope this tip helps you. If it did, please let a comment below. This was posted by techspeeder. 

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