Filenames in Different Language ( unable to view )

Nick M

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#1
Hi all, I'm not sure if this is the right catagory but hopefully I'm on target;

I recently downloaded (legal) an mp3 album of what I'm assuming is a live and rare recording of a band I enjoy from 1987. The problem with this being is that the mp3s were encoded and named ( including ID3 tags ) on a computer that was running a version of Russian Edition Windows - and I can't read any of it!

The file system recognizes the files as nonsense - is there a way for me to force windows to correctly display the cyrillic characters?



Thanks so much!
 

Geffy

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#2
I think you have to install the Russian language support from the XP CD. I think thats how you would do it. I know its possible to have russian character support in an english language version of windows, my dads office laptop does it.
 

Nick M

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#3
Thanks Geffy, I seem to have installed Russian fonts and enabled recognition somewhere - but it's not doing too much!

Anyone else please?
 

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