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When typing in Windows, the computer automatically changes 's (apostrophe s) to s' (s apostrophe) at the end of a word.

How can I stop this behavior?

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in every application or only certain ones? –  Doon May 5 '11 at 19:36
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Spell checkers will automatically do this. s' is grammatically correct for possessives that already end in s. Is this what you're experiencing? –  squillman May 5 '11 at 19:38
    
Is this Microsoft Word, or Notedpad, or your Web Browser? "Typing in Windows" is a bit unclear. –  music2myear May 5 '11 at 19:47

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I'm guessing you're typing in Microsoft Word and experiencing the joy of AutoCorrect. Here are instructions from Microsoft to disable the feature.

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