You are trying to turn it off or on?
To turn it off and on, you have to check it in 2 places.
In the options and in the users section.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Josh Leo" <joshleo@...> wrote:
> I am trying to turn off the visial rich editor in wordpress but for some
> reason even though the box is unchecked, it is not set to be the default
> editor, I can't get the html view to writing posts... anyone got any
> how to fix this?
> Josh Leo