spell check is not working...how do I turn it on? (MS Word 2013)

I just upgraded to a full version of MS Office 2013. I am using Word and notice two things. One, it is not auto-correcting misspelled words as I type, and two, when I go to the "Review" tab and select "Spelling and Grammar" to do a spell check, it says "Spelling and grammar complete. You're good to go!" This is not correct. 

I've gone to the Options menu. Autocorrect is turned on. Nothing else seems to make logical sense to me. 

Is anyone else having this issue? Can someone help? I NEED my spell check. 

Thank you

PS. My OS is Win7, 64-bit and I'm using Office 2013. 

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Last updated March 10, 2019 Views 155,676 Applies to:

See http://wordfaqs.ssbarnhill.com/MasterSpellCheck.htm

[Moderator note: Edited to update link]

Hope this helps,
Doug Robbins - Word MVP
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