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mbunny

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I'm running XP Home atm and i was wondering if anyone knows how i can display chinese characters etc?

I know it can be done in XP cause a friend of mine has chinese characters showing correctly in Winamp (not the usual random ascii characters)

That and i have a few chinese programs which display the characters as random ascii.

I tried the Help file that comes with XP and to no avail. (and no my friend can't remember how he did it)

Anyone?
 
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tengcm

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I'm not so sure whether Windows XP Home Edition supports for Mmultiple-language installations but Windows XP does. Anyway, just try and see how.

To display non-Unicode programs in their native language
You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure.

Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
On the Advanced tab, under Language for non-Unicode programs, click the language version of non-Unicode programs that will be used(Chinese PRC).

Restart the computer, then anything is just fine.
 
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mbunny

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oh bah

It displays the characters but now winamp won't play the song :( I've installed the language packs for winamp but to no avail

Thanks for the help though =)

If anyone knows how to solve this little niggling problem help would be appreciated =)
 

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