Follow the steps below to use UK spelling check in Word 2002 / 2003.

For Windows XP:

  1. Click Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options
  2. Change to the Language tab and click Details...
  3. Select English (United Kingdom) for Input Language and Select, US for Keyboard Layout/IME then press OK
  4. Then set the Default input language to English (United Kingdom) - US then press OK

  5. Now, open MS Word and the UK spell check will enable automatically.