Spelling of proper nouns (names)

  bswatts 12:53 04 Jun 2005

My name is BRYAN. WindowsXP home inists on changing it to BRIAN on all incoming mail, etc..How caan I fix this?
I have recently changed to a Sny VAIO laptop.

  Pesala 13:07 04 Jun 2005

would be to look for a different email client. click here

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  Graham ® 13:48 04 Jun 2005

As far as I know, incoming mail is not spellchecked. It must be changing to Brian at the senders end. Try mailing yourself.

  Graham ® 09:04 05 Jun 2005

By email:

'Tried sending an e mail to myself. Name is changed to Brian from Bryan. Most annoying! Thanks for trying - much appreciated. Regards'

Any other ideas, folks?

  €dstowe 09:31 05 Jun 2005

Long shot but, try putting Bryan as a known word in all spellcheckers/dictionaries that you may have installed.

  Stuartli 13:55 05 Jun 2005

A spell check would usually provide the option to Change or Ignore, along with the means to retain the particular spelling of Bryan.

  Graham ® 15:40 05 Jun 2005

Could be your mailbox is named Brian on the server and you get all the mail addressed to your mailbox.

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