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HELP!! My computer won't show Japanese text! - 03-28-2008, 11:43 PM

Not only does it not show foreign symbols, but it also won't show certain fonts. How can I make it so that it will show Japanese?
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03-28-2008, 11:58 PM

Ok, since recently there have been too many people asking the same question, i decided to write a little guide to help people with this problem.

At this point i can cover only Windows XP, since i haven't got a windows Vista anywhere near me and currently i am not using any Linux systems, but i hope this thread will be updated with the information on all of the most popular Operational systems.

Windows XP

To enable Japanese characters, you must have your Windows XP CD inserted in your CD-ROM and you must have administrator rights to your PC.

Afterwards, it's all peace of cake

Go to StartControl panel

Launch Regional and Language Options
Note: if you don't see the icons as in picture below, click on the link on the left side of the control panel window, that says Switch to Classic View

Select the second tab Languages → put a tick on Install files for East Asian Languages → press Apply

Now all you have to do, is to watch the progress bar fill up and restart your PC
Note: In case it asks you for the files after your CD has been inserted, just show the right path to the CD drive.

this is wut i could find

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04-08-2008, 10:12 AM

but, you can download some program to show japanese text

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04-08-2008, 11:15 AM

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but, you can download some program to show japanese text
What for?...

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