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backslash turned to Japanese Yen character XP

Q: backslash turned to Japanese Yen character XP

Hello. I have XPSP2 Home edition. At one point I believe Japanese language
was enabled on the PC. Now it seems that My backslash turned to Japanese Yen character in some cases. Still have the backslash in browser URLs etc. Also even when viewing webpages anything with an apostrophe like 's turns into a Japanese Character.

How do I get rid of this?

TIA

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Hello, My computer seems to be replacing the backslash symbol (\) with a capital (Y) with two slashes through it in some applications but not others and I can't seem to fix this.

It even seems to affect HiJack This.exe
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:11:03 PM, on 6/2/2014
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17041)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Acer\clear.fi\MVP\clear.fiAgent.exe
C:\Users\kyle\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\IObit\Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7\ASCTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NTI\Acer Backup Manager\BackupManagerTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Renesas Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Launch Manager\LManager.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\WTClient.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\ACC\Creative Cloud.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Launch Manager\LMworker.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\IPC\AdobeIPCBroker.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Creative Cloud\CoreSync\CoreSync.exe
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A:Backslash symbol / character replaced in various applications

I forgot to mention that when rightclicking on my desktop the characters my graphics properties are different aswell.

 

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I've been having a problem recently, every time I go to Japanese website the characters don't show anymore and I can't figure out what happened when it showed before. It now appears like the image below.

Anyone know anything about this?
I'm running Windows XP/Firefox internet browser

Sorry if this is in the wrong section, I wasn't quite sure where this topic should go -- Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Japanese character issue

Hi,

What Google search page are you using? Are you using one that is set for japan. Also, if you go to Tools -> Add-ons, then click Get Add-ons, then in the search box at the top left corner, do a search for japanese, you will find some translators. They might help you. See what you can find out.

Cheers!

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Hi,
On win xp, I have a missing character on my japanese lyout keyboard.
HIRAGANA LETTER WOをを&#x3092is missing, and I have a double character, too:
HIRAGANA LETTER MUむむ&#x3080is double.
Where could I modify the characters?
Thank you

A:japanese lyout keyboard missing character

Try the onscreen keyboard. If it works, the problem is the keyboard itself. Easy to replace if a desktop. A little harder and more expensive with a laptop. If it doesn't work onscreen, did anyone ever create a keyboard macro that could have caused this?

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I want to see the Japanese character for "replace" ?m into a dialog box, but I am seeing a simplified Chinese character instead.  The character is showing up as
I type this, but not when I submit it, so you probably do not know what character I mean.  Anyway, the Japanese character shows up in the body of an Outlook 2007 email, but the simplified Chinese character shows up on the subject line of the same email. 
Do you know what might be behind this and how to fix it?  Thanks.

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Hi,
I am returning a Stream as data of an API and i am making sure to set the required headers.
WebOperationContext.Current.OutgoingResponse.ContentType = "application/force-download";
WebOperationContext.Current.OutgoingResponse.Headers.Add("Content-disposition", "attachment;filename=" + Uri.EscapeDataString(fileName));
In case of file name having only english characters i am able to receive the data with proper fail name.
When file name posses non english characters then only in IE the downloaded file name is of random characters. In chrome and Firefox able to receive proper file name.
How to take care of this problem?
Regards,
 Harish

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I changed the OS language to English, but Dell updates are still showing up in Japanese. Help?

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..two icons appeared on a friend's desktop both in Japanese, when he clicked on them (foolish, I know), the browser opened up all in Japanese, even the whole site was in Japanese, we are in America btw..so that is for start..he cannot delete anything nor does an MS essential scan indicated any viruses, (that was his choice of security, no maleware security.... He thinks they appeared after he saw a message asking him to download java OR Adobe Flash, cannot remember he said.. I know it has to be a virus of some sort, there also there are two other icons that have Internet Explorer, he put neither there, ..there is more info, but being an older man he wasn't very knowledgeable, but he could not get his computer past this point, it is locked up..so for starts, this is probably a virus? I cannot seem to locate this particular problem...any thoughts so far on this PLEASE?? sorry for being so vague.  thank you!!

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I am using a Windows XP system and I've had a problem with my ime files, my default language is chinese on my laptop, and I used to be able to use Japanese as well. But it stopped becoming available. I tried to copy and paste an IME folder from my friends computer, then realised she used it in Russian, and now some of my programs like my software for downloads, show text in Russian or just jibberish. When I go to add Japanese language file it does not show the IME option only shows an option for American or Chinese keyboard, none of which will even work/appear in the language bar as an option.
Will I need the Windows XP CD to fix this problem? Or is there a file I can download to have the Japanese IME option, so I can change between Chinese and Japanese keyboard.

Thank you so much for your time. I'm not sure what other information I can post about the problem that will be useful.
 

A:language options - japanese IME does not show, cannot add Japanese keyboard

You would need to change the Unicode to Japanese in the third tab in Regional and Language. Japanese doesn't figure in my list under the first tab either but if you change the Unicode and restart, you may find it on your XP CD and be able to add it in.

 

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After installing suppport for Japanese the system turned completely Japanese, I changed back to English, but for some reason Store refuses to switch, it is stuck in Japanese mode. I can live with it except the apps available are those geared for the Japanese market and I have no way of knowing what I'm missing out on.

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Dear All,
Sorry if this is in the wrong place, couldn't spot a Language/Region sub forum.
Anyway, I hope someone can help with the following problem:

1. My PC is a Japanese Dell that came pre-installed with Win 7 Home.
2. I used Windows Anytime Upgrade to bump it up to Win 7 Ultimate.
3. I downloaded and installed the English Language pack so that I could switch the display language between English and Japanese.

Here's the problem:
After switching to English, I can no longer enter text in Japanese
- I'm using a Japanese keyboard, have switched the Locale to Japan and added the Japanese keyboard configuration to "Keyboard and Languages". No joy.
If anyone has any ideas I am all ears!
All the best,
Bill

A:Japanese Win 7 Ultimate - Text Input in Japanese

Apologies. Stupid IME bar wasn't popping up. Went into the JA settings and selected it.
Sorry for wasting anyone's time!

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when i view this site ...http://www.animeanime.jp/schedule/index.html... as well as some other sites i get strange characters such as
?}???K????E?????????????????H(?????E?Z?{??)...
how ever when i view other sites like ....http://www.animeanime.jp/...
japanese shows up perfect...
does anyone know how i may fix this issue...
it has the same affect as when i view it in IE7
i am currently running Firefox 3 and i have the eat asian language thing ticked in regional languages and am running xp

A:How Do I view japanese on japanese sites in Mozilla

You'll need to add support for eastern languages in the windows regional options in the 'languages' tab. I believe japanese is included in the 'east asian languges' pack, but you may need your XP cd handy in order to install it.

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This probably has nothing to do with Windows 7, but I thought someone on this forum would know.

When in a text editor like on this forum or on Microsoft word and when I delete and hold it down it will be really slow. Characters would only delete every half a second no matter what.

Anyone know what causes this? When I restart my computer it's back to normal, but if I leave it on for 10+ hours it happens again.

A:Slow deletes (character by character)

In control Panel, All Control Panel Items, open keyboard.

Check there to see you repeat rate and increase if needed.

When the problem happens , check to see if it was changed.
If so, there might be some application or keyboard driver taking over.

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I am using a Logitech US keyboard and mouse and unable to find the backslash key.
One of the keys is marked with this sign but if I press it I get the hash symbol.

Thanks
jack

A:Backslash Key

Follow this Tutorial Keyboard Layout - Change and change the layout to match your keyboard.

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Hi Guys
Why, in MS WORD, when I want a backslash character I get what looks like a capital letter Y with 2 horizontal lines across it? It only happens in one document.
StanC
 

A:backslash

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Got a really awkward issue regarding the Spectre13-v001na.   I purchased one brand new last week, it came really quickly by Friday, but no matter what combination of keys I used I could not get the backslash key to work.  After much persuading with HP they agreed to send me a same day replacement which arrived today, only for the same thing to be in existing on that laptop too.  Surely with a supposedly premium high end product there cannot be two faulty laptops.  Anybody else got this issue, or am I just unlucky?  If anybody has got the issue and got round it, please tell me.

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I've had the asian language pack installed on my laptop for awhile now and I know of a similar issue that involves the Korean won symbol, fortunately that never happened to me and I use my computer to type Korean frequently. I was attempting to get a program to run in Japanese to help out one of my friends, and after a restart; anywhere there's a file path it shows the ¥ instead of \.

I know there's no difference aside from appearance, but it's really annoying to look at it.

I've uninstalled the program and looked around the Regional and Language options, policy settings, and about anywhere I can think of, maybe I missed it somewhere, but I can't find a way to revert it. Can anyone help? Thanks.
 

A:Yen symbol () instead of backslash in file paths.

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Hi

when booting to the W8 install disk and going to the dos prompt, my backslash come out as a #, I have tried
different keyboards in the first screen but nothing helps so far.

Apparently it depends on the keyboard configuration in the dos program, how can i find out what that is, or how else can I fix this problem.

All help appreciated.

Thanks

Daniel

A:How to do a backslash in dos on boot to W8 install disk

It may be what they call a "code page." I never got involved with them as I just programed for English Language flavors of Dos and Windows. You might try MS knowledgebase how to set the code page for the command prompt that appears. Or perhaps someone here is familiar with it and will chime in.

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Hi
using windows xp and a "Genius" wireless key board - back slash is last key on row below backspace key and above enter key - when clicked on it does not give what it shows on key i.e. backslash and other symbol but it prints (# and ~ ). Any ideas why???

regards
Nevann

A:back slash key does not give backslash

your keyboard has an odd layout - normally the back/forward slash keys are on the last row at either end the '~#' key is normally above the right shift key. Check that your regional settings are as they should be by going to control panel a selecting 'region and language' make sure all settings are correct. I think you may have bought an import intended for the american market - so change your region to united states. If this does not appear as an option then add it via the add link.

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I've had the laptop now for four days. The backslash key , and for that matter the pipe keys do not work. I work in IT, and both of these are bread and butter to what I do. Not having them is inconvieient to say the least. I have a UK QWERTY keyboard selected, and I'm using UK English language. I've added US English as the language but that makes no difference. I've have seen a post on these forums for a high end HP laptop where HP apparently suggest these keys are not supported in Windows 10. I know that to be absolute rubbish. They worked fine with my Dell which the Pavilion is replacing. Why on earth would Microsoft not support the use of a key necessary to type file paths in their operating system. Just not credible. I don't think it unreasonable to expect a brand new laptop out of the box to be able to type the characters on the keys provided. Usiing a different keyboard as well may provide a work around, (if it had worked), but it's not a solituion, you find other keys you want to use, like " became @ . I am starting to regret spending my cash on an HP. Any practical suggestions will be much appreciated. 

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Hi

I have Satellite Pro L70-A-140 and German Windows 7.
Where is the backslash symbol on the keyboard?

Lucchi

Message was edited: posting has been translated

A:Satellite Pro L70-A-140 - where is the backslash symbol on the keyboard?

If your notebook has German keyboard and language that you use is German, backslash can be activated if you use ALT GR + ?.
Check it please here .

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I have this weird problem in that a lot of times when I try to type a backslash, it looks like a W with a horizontal line through it.

Now, here is the weird thing. It does not do it when I type online in a form like here. Here the \ works fine. But, in some other programs, it does not work correctly when I type it. And, when I try to type a \ in the URL address box of both IE and Firefox, it looks like the W with the horizontal slash in the middle of the letter.

It works fine in Microsoft Word, but the most obvious problem is when I try to install a new program or I see the backslashes in the address of a file on the computer (such as when I look to see the path of a program in the Start Menu).

In these cases, I do see the W with the horizontal line, not the backslash.

It doesn't appear the keyboard is defective, but something is not being interpreted correctly by the computer in SOME programs.

Any idea what this may be? It is not a problem causing major problems....it isn't like my files are becoming screwed up and the locations are fine, but is a bit grating to see the backslash being misinterpreted by the computer in a really weird way.

One of my college roomates was from S. Korea and he installed Korean language support so he could use my Word, but I uninstalled that and still have a problem. The default language in the Windows XP region/language settings is English US.

I had some problems in IE (not Mozilla though) in which the language looked Korean... Read more

A:Weird corruption of backslash (looks like W w/line thru it)

greetings
have you done all the updates from microsoft?
what internet explorer do you have installed?
post back

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I have recently brought back, from the US, a Toshiba Laptop with Windows XP loaded. I cannot find a backslash on the keyboard even though I seem to have changed the keyboard to UK. When I press the backslash key I get #.

Can anyone help me?

Thanks

Richard Parker
 

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Hi All, Have a new 'Renew' laptop. The backslash key on the laptop's keyboard is not responding. Looking online I suspect a BIOS update may be required, but this was reported for other HP laptops, not this specific model, so may be barking up the wrong tree! Product number is P0R94EA Thanks, Tim











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A:Backslash/Pipe Key Not Working on Keyboard

Well no sooner than about 10 minutes after I posted this item I found an acceptible workaround. I downloaded SharpKeys, which allowed me to map the backslash key to a backslash. The results were then written to the registry and hey presto - a working backslash key. Job's a good 'un as they say  https://sharpkeys.codeplex.com/ 

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Sometimes, on one computer with XP Pro SP2, when characters on keyboard are input like the backslash, colon, brackets, etc, totally different characters are input.
By restarting the computer, this issue is corrected, but it keeps happening every couple of days.
This is a fresh install of XP and a new computer. The computer does not have any other language settings other than English Canada.
Could it be something the user is inadvertently pressing or setting?
 

A:Funny characters when using backslash, colon, etc.

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Summary: i can't delete the Tama Character 1.0 program from my computer.

Last year around about January, this website called: www.tamatown.com (for the toy: Tamagotchi) and they were having an anniversary for the Tamagotchi. And for the anniversary, you could download for a limited time: a Tamagotchi character for your computer. I thought it would be cool, so I downloaded it. I didn't like it because when you log on to your user, it changes your background to one of the Tamagotchi backgrounds that came with the character. So, instead of removing the program-stupid idea-I deleted the background for it, thinking it would stop it from changing my background. It didn't stop; instead of changing it to a Tamagotchi background it changed the background to the background colour that was selected in the "Display" menu (in the control panel) even if you weren't using the background colour as your background.

So after this kept happening, I decided to go to the "Add or Remove Program" menu to remove. So I scrolled down to the program with the Tamagotchi symbol beside it (a golden Tamagotchi with a green screen and a dark blue jagged border around the screen) titled: Tama Character 1.0. I went to the "Change/Remove" Button and clicked it. A gray window appeared like its supposed to. The window had a Question mark symbol on the left hand side and at the bottom, their were: "Yes" and "No" buttons. The problem though, is ... Read more

A:Tama Character 1.0 (Character.exe)

Use the Search function and see if you can locate the program's folder. If you have it, open it and look for an uninstaller. You might have to reinstall the program, then use Add/Remove ProgramsTo keep it from running, you can download Codestuff Starter:http://www.snapfiles.com/get/starter.htmlIf it's listed in the application, tick the box by it and at least it won't run at Startup

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i tried to read a file exported by registry editor using c++.
but after every characetr there is a null character
i am not getting this...
can somebody clarify this to me.....

when i open that file using notepad, it is normal...... but when i open with edit there is a null character
does the file occupies more memory due to that null character???

help guys
thanks in advance..
n sory for my english
 

A:Null character after every character..

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Hello, We have home networking enabled on two pc in our home. My roomate and I freely share files in many shared folders. When My roomate formatted his computer he created an extended partition (Drive D:\) on his computer. This is where all his shared folders are. I am sitting at his computer right now trying to figure things out. I have full access to his pc and he even set me up an account on it to freely use. no passwords since we share alot of apps and things. (cool roomate).

Anyways on my computer in my room, when I click View My network Places....
I can see his shared folders. One of the main ones is named \\Hal9000\25gigity and the other is named \\Hal9000\SharedDocs.

Two questions:

1> I am first off wondering what the double \\ slashes mean?

2> After a bit of digging I realized that these shared folders are on drive D: on my roomates computer.

So the question is... why is it, when I run a search on D: (roomates computer) for the name Hal9000 or 25gigity no search results are found? Folder options have been configured to show hidden files. But I think I am trying to overthink this.

PS: I look in explorer on Drive D: also the name Hal9000 or 25Gigity are nowhere to be found. Or for that matter anywhere even with a full computer search..... (pulling my hair out over this one)
Where can I find these names??? Help! Thks
 

A:Solved: Please help define the double backslash \\ in windows

"Hal9000" is your roommate's computer's name. To find it when on his machine, right click My Computer, click on Properties, and look in the Computer Name tab.

The double backslash indicates that a computer name, or IP address, follows.

The single backslash separates computer/folder/file names in a path.

"SharedDocs" and "25gigity" are the "share" names of shared folders. To find them via search on his machine, you have to search for "Shared Documents" or whatever is the actual name of the "25gigity" folder.
 

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Hi Folks!! I know a lot of people have had problems with the backslash key in the American Keyboard.

The best way to get around this problem is:

Hold Alt GR key and then the \ key on top of the enter key.

For the | key press Alt GR key + Shift and then the | key above the enter.

Hope this helps!
 

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I'm having a bizarre keyboard issue that I'd greatly appreciate assistance with.
It's an issue with my work keyboard, where every time I press the backslash (\) key, when I'm using Windows only (not when using Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.) it outputs as a W with a horizontal slash through it. Also, whenever looking at a file extension, it is showing this character instead of a backslash. This is making my work life difficult.
A little history, I just got this laptop about 2 weeks ago through work, it is a refurbished Dell Latitude E6400 running Windows 7. Thus far, this is the only key having this input issue. I've checked all my language settings.
Once again, any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I'll input screenshots if necessary.

A:Keyboard incorrectly inputting backslash on Windows only

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Zendelai


I'm having a bizarre keyboard issue that I'd greatly appreciate assistance with.
It's an issue with my work keyboard, where every time I press the backslash (\) key, when I'm using Windows only (not when using Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.) it outputs as a W with a horizontal slash through it. Also, whenever looking at a file extension, it is showing this character instead of a backslash. This is making my work life difficult.
A little history, I just got this laptop about 2 weeks ago through work, it is a refurbished Dell Latitude E6400 running Windows 7. Thus far, this is the only key having this input issue. I've checked all my language settings.
Once again, any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I'll input screenshots if necessary.


Hi Zendelai,

Welcome to Seven forums.

Please check the system under safe mode and let us know the results:

Safe Mode

Also, check a external keyboard with the system and let us know how it works. It could be malware issue with the system as well.

Check for infection by installing Malwarebytes, update, run a Full Scan - in Safe Mode with Networking if necessary.

Kindly update your system specs here by following this.


Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.

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Hi, I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and seem to have developed some keyboard issues. The backslash key and numberpad are completely dead. I have tried deleting keyboard driver and restarting which made no difference. I'm fairly sure the numberpad was working when I first installed upgrade. Really annoying as it is impossible to enter URL's!! Any help appreciated, or should I just go back to Windows 7???

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Oops, It is actually an Aspire 8943G....

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In the beginning...  Way back in 1978, it was sort of a clever joke,and perhaps a way to distinguish MSDOS (and OS65-U, et.al) from UNIX.Now in 2009, it's time for give it up...  C'mon, the joke's over.Or is there some sort of usermod I can do to make the Win7 kernel interpret all forward slashes as backward slashes, such that the OS will then be "bi"?peace, -H

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Hi,  I have a 7 month old HP Spectre X360 notebook and cannot get the backslash key to work with the built in keyboard or touchscreen keyboard.  When i use the touchscreen keyboard & press backslash key, it highlights the Ctrl key on the touchscreen keyboard.  When i press on the built in keyboard, i get nothing. My laptop was recently sent back to HP due to a power failure & returned repaired, so i don't know if this is occuring since it returned or was always like this. My setttings are English/Ireland and keyboard languages are English/GA and English/UK.  Windows 10 64 bit with all the latest updates. Any help would be appreciated. thanks, Terry

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Hi. I have on a key on a keyboard the following: backslash, question mark and the plus sign. But, I can not get the backslash to work. The keyboard is qwerty and Norwegian layout. Anyone got a clue?

A:Backslash problem on a Logitech K750 keyboard

Hello and welcome Norway mate seems to me to be a situation where you needto hold a designated key down to get the backslash.

Much like CTRL+V is paste.

Now I would suggest opening a Word documentand then start hitting CTRL or ALT or FNor the windows flag key and the hit the backslash key and see what happens.
The alternative is to get another keyboard - perhaps the function key is not working with the backslash one.

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Hi,I have a new HP Spectre X360 notebook (7 months old) and cannot get the backslash key when i press the key using the laptop keyboard.When i use  press backslash keyon the physical keyboard, I can see it highlights the Ctrl key on the touchscreen keyboard!!I have tried various key combinations, changing language settings, all with no effect.My laptop was recently sent back to HP due to a power failure & returned repaired & I am sure this was working fine before it was repaired as i would use the backslash key frequently.My lanugaue setttings are English (Ireland) and keyboard language is English/UK. Windows 10 64 bit with all the latest updates. I have posted this before under hardware but the suggestions haven't helped so far, i'm hoping an HP expert can advise. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, Terry

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Hello Aaon, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might see if running a Startup Repair on the drive Vista is on to see if it can repair the boot MBR file for it.

Hope this helps,
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Hi guys,

I have an acer aspire one KAV60 mini laptop, It was dropped and the LCD panel was broken. I used it with an external VGA monitor while the ebay LCD purchased arrived home. I didnt use the laptop for 1 month.

Today the LCD panel arrived, I changed it right away. But as soon I connected the flex cable LCD panel when On with a white light like if the LED Backlight was connected directly.

Laptop was turned off when this happens. If I turn the laptop On, then the LCD panel goes black (Led light turns off) HD powers on, vent powers on, power led is on, if I plug the AC adapter then charge led is on; but no Bios logo at all. Like if the BIOS operations where dead at all.

LCD was used but in good shape as quoted by the seller on ebay. Now, if the screen was in "short circuit" when purchased could this mess up the whole laptop? Could a defective LCD panel cause the motherboard to die?

Or could the motherboard die just becaus it cans, and that to be the reason why the LCD panel goes on white light? What do you think can be wrong now with my laptop?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Acer KAV60: LCD is white when turned off, no image when turned on

It could be a defective inverter or LCD panel. I would try a new inverter first
 

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I was playing War of the roses earlier, and my pc decided to turn off for no reason. I thought, ok, I'll just turn it back on after dinner and continue playing. But when I pressed the on button, nothing happened. I tried a few more times and opened up my case. I unplugged the power cable then plugged it back in, and the CPU fan turned on for about a second, then went dead, and this happens everytime I unplug and replug. I'm pretty certain it's a PSU fault, but I just need someone to clarify this for me before I buy a new one. If it isn't a PSU problem then please tell me what else it could be and what I should do about it? By the way, I only built it a week ago, so my warranty is still valid, if that changes anything. Thanks in advance <3
 

A:PC turned off randomly, hasn't turned on since, PSU problem?

buy a decent power supply locally to determine if its the psu........ then u can return it... and return the coolermaster for a exchange
 

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Need help reconnecting to wireless. 

A:Wifi was inadvertently turned off. How can it get turned on ...

@McCollins? Without any details on the particular notebook you are using, I can offer the following: You must have installed the Wireless driver for your particular computer / Operating system.Start at: Support Home  Assuming the Wireless is functional, the following will help you resolve the issue: How to Connect to Hidden Wireless Networks In Windows 10 How to manage wireless network connections in Windows 10 Find Your Wireless WEP, WPA, WPA2 Password (Windows)andHow to View That Forgotten Wireless Network Password in Windows When you see a Post that helps you,Inspires you, provides fresh insight,Or teaches you something new,Click the "Thumbs Up" on that Post. Click my Answer Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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 I have installed a Windows server 2008 R2 virtual machine and created a domain  on VMWARE workstation. My local windows 7 machine is member of  this domain.But while typing backslash("\") after the domain name in
username box it displaying number sign("#") instead of backslash("\").The key "\" displaying properly in notepad and everywhere.Anyone have any idea about this?

A:Displaying number sign while I entering backslash("\") to logon to windows 7 for another domain.Anyone have any idea?

I got the correct answer from the VMWare workstation forum.If anyone facing the same problem please try the following details,

In your Windows 7 , it seems that your welcome screen is using a different keyboard layout.

To fix this ,

In your control panel , go to : Regional and language - > Administrative

click on Copy Settings




 

Check the Welcome screen and system accounts , you can also check the New
user accounts .

Click OK and restart .

 

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I have this weird problem in that a lot of times when I try to type a backslash, it looks like a W with a horizontal line through it.

Now, here is the weird thing. It does not do it when I type online in a form like here. Here the \ works fine. But, in some other programs, it does not work correctly when I type it. And, when I try to type a \ in the URL address box of both IE and Firefox, it looks like the W with the horizontal slash in the middle of the letter.

It works fine in Microsoft Word, but the most obvious problem is when I try to install a new program or I see the backslashes in the address of a file on the computer (such as when I look to see the path of a program in the Start Menu).

In these cases, I do see the W with the horizontal line, not the backslash.

It doesn't appear the keyboard is defective, but something is not being interpreted correctly by the computer in SOME programs.

Any idea what this may be? It is not a problem causing major problems....it isn't like my files are becoming screwed up and the locations are fine, but is a bit grating to see the backslash being misinterpreted by the computer in a really weird way.

One of my college roomates was from S. Korea and he installed Korean language support so he could use my Word, but I uninstalled that and still have a problem. The default language in the Windows XP region/language settings is English US.

I had some problems in IE (not Mozilla though) in which the language looked Korean or ... Read more

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I don't remember when this issue started, it just did one day. I bought this laptop 4 months ago and it is still under warranty.Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6560U CPU @ 2.20GHzGPU: Intel(R) Iris(TM) Graphics 540Resolution: 3840 x 2160Refresh Rate: 60 Whenever the computer display is turned off for whatever reason, it will refuse to turn back on unless I force shutdown by holding the power button. If I move the mouse or attempt to turn the display back on through other means, the display is given power (because the screen actually turns on, but is displaying essentially a color that's almost completely black, or a very, very dark grey).

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Upon launch of my Internet Explorer browser, or a few webpage visits after, this stupid Japanese pop-up comes up with all these links to Japanese pornographic sites, and I honestly don't want that on my computer. Ad-aware and Spybot S&D have yet to fix the problem. Below is my Hiijack This log file.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:51:57 AM, on 6/29/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\ThemeManager\wbload.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\aim\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\Xfire\Xfire.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Universal\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.emachines.com
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {243B17DE-77C7-46BF-B94B-0B5F309A0E64} - C:\P... Read more

A:Japanese pop-up

Hi and welcome to TSG,

Go here to download CCleaner.
Install CCleaner
Launch CCleaner and look in the upper right corner and click on the "Options" button.
Click "Advanced" and remove the check by "Only delete files in Windows temp folders older than 48 hours".
Click OK
Do not run CCleaner yet. You will run it later in safe mode.
Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite here.
Install ewido.
During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
Launch ewido
It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen
On the left side of the main screen click update
Click on Start and let it update.
DO NOT run a scan yet. You will do that later in safe mode.
Click Here and download Killbox and save it to your desktop but don’t run it yet.

Rescan with HijackThis, close all browser windows except HijackThis, put a check mark beside these entries and click “fix checked.”
O2 - BHO: NaviHelperObj Class - {3E422F49-1566-40D3-B43D-077EF739AC32} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\NaviHelper.dll

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)

O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler V3.exe

O4 - Startup: RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Registration.lnk = C:\Documents and Settings\Universal\Local Settings\Temp\{1AE20EA4-2B0C-4FC0-9321-F04B7588533B}\{907B4640-266B-4A21-92FB-CD1A86CD0F63}\ATR1.exe

O4 - Startup: Roller... Read more

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I am trying to type in Japanese using AIM, but when I installed everything into XP (the East Asian languages and the IME) it still does not display Japanese text that I copy and paste nor does it enter what I type in Japanese.

A:Japanese in AIM

Nevermind, I got it

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Hi

Does anyone know of any problems I might encounter buying a Japanese PSP for use in the UK?

The package comes bundled with a UK power adapter, so no problems there.

Will I be able to download European firmware updates, or will I need to get them from the Japanese site?

Thanks in advance

Jake
 

A:Japanese PSP?

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Hello I am having trouble getting the language bar up on XP. I have installed the Japanese language pack and IME but the "language bar" menu in the Regoinal and Language settings menu is blanked out. And, when I go to the 'advanced' tab in the languages and text services menu, the "Turn off advanced text services" box is checked. So I uncheck it, hit apply, restart the computer like it says to, but then I go back and the box has reticked itself!!! It's driving me F###ing nuts!!!!!!
Someone please help!!!!!
 

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i have windows 7 and its in japanese, how can i change it to english?
 

A:japanese win 7

Try going to Start, Control Panel, Region and Language and make changes in there.
 

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hi
i was looking at japanese sites and to see the prices of things i had to load japanese charaters from MS, which was ok but now when i use hotmail or msn it go's to japanese site.
i need to change the default to english uk but not sure how to do it.
any ideas?

thanks J
 

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Hi

Does anyone know of any problems I might encounter buying a Japanese PSP for use in the UK?

The package comes bundled with a UK power adapter, so no problems there.

Will I be able to download European firmware updates, or will I need to get them from the Japanese site?

Thanks in advance

Jake

(Sorry for double post - feel free to delete one of these mods!)
 

A:Japanese PSP?

Post duplicated answer from this link

http://forums.techguy.org/games/545598-japanese-psp.html
 

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Bought a Toshiba Dynabook T5/X16PME When I was in Japan, of course it was in Japanese langque (XP version). I thought I could learn Japanese but when I came back to the states I wanted to change to English. Since every thing is in Japanese I cant format it because I dont understand it, and I have tried darik s boot and nuke but I can not get the cd to work. Any suggestions on how I can completly erase the hard drive (do not want to save anything) and then format with a english version which I have?

Russ
 

A:XP is in Japanese

Ok I downloaded kill disk and wiped the Japanese from the hard drive, then I started formatting and got to the point where it says "installing windows XP" I then got this message. Installation failed d1386asms error message the parameter is incorrect.
one of the componets that window needed to continue could not be found.
 

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Hey,

I'm using Home Premium and I wanted to change the language imput method to Japanese. I've been to the keyboard and Languages section and added the Japanese keyboard layout, but when I select that layout and start typing, it still outputs in English.

I understand you can't install additional IME's onto this edition of Vista, but I shouldn't need to do that unless I wanted to change the whole language of the OS to Japanese - I simply want to type in Japanese output (preferably with the choice between Hiragana and Katakana). Is this possible with an English version of the OS or am I wrong about the additional languages thing?

Thanks!
 

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Can someone give me a link to where I can download the Japanese IME (Input Method) that works on windows 2000? So far all the ones I have found either are for 98 or only work with Office XP. Any help you can give me would be great. (PLease don't tell me to use Windows update, because I've tried and it isn't even an option).
 

A:Japanese IME

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Using 2000 pro. office 97 yeah I know. i've installed the japanese package in the regional settings. In word pad I was able ot find a few fonts that allow me to select japanese as aposed to western. Problem is when I start typing it goes back to western... I have even changed the key board setings to read from a japanese 106 key keyboard.
does word have some eaiser rout for this? also what's it take to do this in win 98?
 

A:Writing in Japanese?

Here is a link that helped for those who may find this in the future
http://www.hclrss.demon.co.uk/unicode/fonts.html

 

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I just bought a computer with Japanese XP and want to install a separate partition with English XP. I figured I could use Partition Magic to do this, but according to the PowerQuest site, you cannot run English Partition Magic from Japanese Windows. I wouldn't be able to read the Japanese Parition Magic menus to create a separate partition, so I am kinda stumped. The only alternative is to wipe the hard drive and install English Windows from scratch, but I wanted to make sure English Windows would run happily before I wiped out the Japanese drivers. Any ideas?
 

A:Japanese to English XP

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I've recently changed my "regional and language options" and under advanced i changed the "language for non-unicode programs" to japanese so i can play a japanese game called jms (japanese maplestory). However, now my AIM fonts all look different... it doesnt look like the american version.. is there any way to keep the japanese language for non-unicode programs but also change the AIM fonts back to the United States default?
 

A:japanese regional set up

I think you should have stuck to the US region, and just installed the Japanese fonts.
 

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a relative asked me to install SP2 and some security software on her laptop computer. I did so, and the keyboard began to mis-behave. A check in control panel / keyboard reveals that the only keyboard entry there is for a 106 key Japanese keyboard.

So, how do I get the English keyboard back?

Have I posted this in the correct forum? Maybe this is a software issue?

All help gratefully accepted.
 

A:Japanese keyboard

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there is a way to make run correctly a japanese program on windows 2000?

is a digital camera software when i tried to install it winndows show mw a message that is for japanese windows version and i can't find a venglish version of the program

also i have other programs in japanese and these work fine (well the menus and the options they are not possible to be read but in general it works well)
 

A:japanese program

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hiya,

Basically this week my computer decided to die, so I've had it formatted and windows xp re-installed. My laptop came with windows xp already on the system (no CD).
I had setup the East asian languages before the crash, but it was a long time ago so kindof forgot how I got around not having a CD.
Basically now when I try to install the east asian it requests "Some files from Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 CD are needed"...which I don't have...

please please any help would be much appreciated!

**I forgot. So far I've tried downloading the Office XP Global IME, which to no suprise was unsuccessful. I've looked through the forums for a directory on my hard disk which may contain the necessary files, but to no avail...If anyone could hazard a guess where they may be on my disc that would be great

A:[SOLVED] Japanese IME help!

lol...looks like I've sorted it out~! For future questioners...there was no solution to having no CD.
When I got my laptop repaired they installed a different copy of xp, so I had to use their CD to install the IMEs

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Ok this is my first time posting on this forum but i really, really need help!

ok this is whats happening. i live in Australia but i am trying to play Japanese Maple Story. I have already downloaded the setup file and already installed it.

but when i launch the exe file, i get an error, saying "This client can only be executed in Japanese Code page"

i read somewhere (jms[dot]cjb[dot]net around the bottom) that you need to change the laguage in control panel to Japanese then restart the computer. the only problem is that i dont have japanese in the specified area where i have to change it i really need help.

can someone please tell me where or how i can enable Japanese on it so i am able to play the game i want to play

Thank you in Advance,
Lynx232
 

A:Japanese language

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Stupid question, maybe. My Japanese university has provided me with an eMac with OSX. I have switched the operating system over to English and would like to do the same with the Word application if possible. Can this be done, or am I stuck with Japanese?
 

A:Word in Japanese

Welcome to TSG

Not sure if this will work on a MAC, because I haven't got one to hand at the minute, but if I remember rightly, try this

Find Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office XP Language Settings.

On the User Interface tab, change the user interface language by clicking the language you want in the Display menus and dialog boxes
 

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I just bought a computer with Japanese XP and want to install a separate partition with English XP. I figured I could use Partition Magic to do this, but according to the PowerQuest site, you cannot run English Partition Magic from Japanese Windows. I wouldn't be able to read the Japanese Parition Magic menus to create a separate partition, so I am kinda stumped. The only alternative is to wipe the hard drive and install English Windows from scratch, but I wanted to make sure English Windows would run happily before I wiped out the Japanese drivers. Any ideas?
 

A:Japanese to English XP

closing duplicate, view this thread
http://forums.techguy.org/t139051/s5f38d8f831753f601ce3f435bab04903.html
 

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First of all, I'm sorry if this is in the wrong thread. If necessary, please move it.

I am running Windows Vista Home basic 32bit SP1 on a Dell Inspirion 1525 laptop. My original version was in English, however I have recently used an unofficial program to change to the Japanese MUI.

The reason I did this was all to play a game that is in Japanese. The only instructions I got to install the game was for XP (go to regional settings, check off the asian language radial and so on) however Vista does not have the same ability. Instead I tried change keyboard (add additional languages) and put Japanese in there. I still got nonsensical symbols and ?????????? when trying to install - and play - the game.

So instead I tried changing my entire system to Japanese. That still left me with the nonsensical symbols like
?ă?īş
and ??????

The game is two disks, and everything else seems towork including graphics, audio and some Japanese (i.e. main menu). I even tried downloading different Japanese fonts, including Truetype and Opentype and still to no avail.

Why can I not get the installation and game text to work?

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I have a japanese keyboard and recently I am unable to switch between Japanese and English. I have tried to remove the keyboard driver and re-install it but it doesnt work. I am using an English Windows XP pro OS. It was working fine about a week ago but for some reason it doesn't allow me to type in Japanese now. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
Tomby
 

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I don’t have the international language reader and writing thing. With all languages that are non alphabetical like Japanese the computer displays blank boxes.

can anyone help

thanx
 

A:Japanese characters

Are you talking about installing the East Asian Language pack? If so check
Here
 

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(Sorry if this is in the wrong board, didn't exactly know where to post it)

Hey guys I'm new to the forums, should be interesting as I'm new to Windows 7 (previously used XP and Vista) so I can learn things about my new OS.
I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit version which came pre-installed on my Dell computer.

Now the question:
I have some Japanese music on my harddrive, the title names are Japanese. However, this Japanese text is shown as squares in the folder. Windows Vista (Home Premium, 32-bit) always showed the Japanese text correctly so I don't know what the problem is.
Is there a way to show the Japanese text?

PS: I already tried setting the system local language to Japanese, reboot and then set it back to Dutch and then the Japanese text showed correctly but after a few days the text became squares again.

Thank you for your help,
Robin

A:Japanese text

The Japanese input method editor must be enabled from the Region and Language section of the Control Panel.

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I just bought a notebook running on XP Pro for my boss. I loaded the Office XP and added the language - japanese.
Now my boss is able to read and send email in Japanese except that the subject on the email received are garbaged. Anyway to set this right?

Now he is requesting that the toolbar to be in Japanese as well. I found out from a Japanese Supplier that to do this we need to load in a Japanese OS as well as Japanese Office. My boss disagree as he insisted his old computer was a English version OS (Window 98) and English version of Office.

Am not able to verify his claim as his old PC in cannot be booted up.

Can someone help?
 

A:Run office XP in Japanese

I have heard that also. i have been looking for a reference for you. have not been able to find one.

Go with what your supplier says.
 

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I have recently been attacked by Japanese pop-up ad. About two weeks ago, none of the popular spyware killers worked. Finally, a full scan with Norton Security (trial version) seemed to contained it. Then, about 10 days later, the spyware returned. Nothing seemed to be able to contain it, including Norton and Malwarebytes. I followed suggestions I found on the Internet, and included the URL in "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts" The pop-up still comes up, but with an open (blank) window. If I close the window, then it keeps coming up. Finally, I minimize the blank window, then it comes up only twice, with two button taking up space in my task bar. I checked the task manager, and there are two jobs labeled "Microsoft ® html Application host". Disconnecting network, the application still runs. Does this give enough hint as to how this particular pop-up works, and how to kill it once and for all?
I called help line of my security program, and they liked to talk you into a three-year maintenance program for hundreds. No thanks.
Please help. Thank you!

A:Japanese porn pop-up

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click mbam-setup-2.0.0.1000.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
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I would like to know encoding used for Japanese charcters used in Windows XP and also able to see the hexavalue of Japanese charcater(In Ascii encoding If I type A,the correspondng value is ox41) If write a some Japanese characters in MS Word and store it as a text file..anyone can help me..

Thanks,
Regards,
M.Thiru
 

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I downloaded the japanese IME, and it's working perfectly... Except for a particular game... In that game the characters won't come up and only produce question marks. The game is compatible with the japanese characters because everyone there uses them...
Using windows xp sp2
Game website(Only for people who can read japanese)

Please help me...

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Managed to accidentally pick up a virus from a sketchy download. It appears in my "uninstall programs" list as a Microsoft Distributable. It allows me to bring up a menu to uninstall, but as I can't read japanese, and am unable to copy and paste to translate, I can't manage to navigate the menu.I have already tried google's "photo translate" feature, but it doesn't seem to work properly for "button" icons. Anyone have any suggestions before I bring her in to the shop?Sorry if this isn't the appropriate place for my post, new to the site.Thanks in advance!Edit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Japanese virus?

try this program www.geekuninstaller.com that should allow you to remove it just fine without having to learn japanese

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Hello,

I have just plugged in my qwerty keyboard with support for Hiragana and Katakana and have installed the Microsoft Japanese driver and selected the keyboard in keyboards and languages setting but i still cant type any Japanese characters.

Some of the English keys seem to be a bit messed up too i cant find the coma or colon so far but i am more concerned about setting up Japanese language for typing.

I am going to be taking a Japanese language course shortly and need to get this working.

Appreciate any help.

Thanks

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Sorry if this was discussed before, I did not find between the topics.I have two Laptops with Japanese XP. home sp3. A NEC La Vie and a brand new Acer Aspire One 10'1.I did all the steps in the Control Panel/International and Regional settings, but finally I was prompted to insert the XP Installation Disc, what I do not have, did not came with the machines as well.The NEC, for example have the 'Nec Restore' in a separate partition, but in the Bios it is not such a feature to boot from there, even from a USB as well.I heard that it can be changed once and only to US English, what would be absolutely perfect for me.I called the NEC and ACER Support, but I couldn't find one person who speaks English, only Japanese.With my Mac it did take 3 minuts, and became from Japanese a totally US English machine, but I need Windows as well for my applications. It is sad that is so difficult in Windows (XP) the default language change (without installation disc).If someone may have a smart solution, I would be pleased.Thank you.(Moderator edit: post moved to more appropriate forum. jgw)

A:From Japanese XP to USEnglish XP

I believe this workshttp://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en

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My Son bought a toshiba lap top in Japan when he was teaching school over there.
The lap top was built in japan and the OS is in Japan. Can I change the settings and revert to english or must I buy another engilsh version of windows xp and reinstall.
If so would I have to reformat the hard drive or do anything with the Bios or the registry??
I know just enough about computers to get my self in trouble.
I talked to the Geek Squad at Best buy and they said that you can change the settings and go to english, but they wanted to send some one out to the house to do it or wanted my credit card to do it over the phone so I passed because of the expense.

Russ7
 

A:Windows xp in Japanese

This may help you out: http://www.freewebs.com/ankitasdeveloper/articles/AnkitXPHindi1.htm
Would see if you can follow those instructions there although there might be an easier way...
 

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Well, I started to get into Japanese not too long ago. I bought myself a japanese keyboard to understand how they type and stuff, and I had to look through tutorial after tutorial to finally figure out how to get the proper japanese 106/109 keyboard layout. It was working fine that day UNTIL I restarted the computer cause of window updates. Now, it stopped working, the layout disappeared and I'm confused like no other.

Here's what my IME looks like in Japanese:

It's weird too cause I tried other IME's like Dvorak, Chinese, Korean-they all work fine. So, I don't understand why it's just Japanese. And I'd like this fixed soon if possible.

Thanks.

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my language bar has been working effectively but just recently it started acting up by not letting me choose between hiragana or katakana when in japanese mode. It wont even show them as options. It only allows me to type in katakana but the imput mode is also messed up.

help plz
 

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Okay, so last time...I didn't get a single reply. And I kind of forgot about this while I was going around asking questions on several sites. I hope I can get a answer this time.

Well, I started to get into Japanese not too long ago. I bought myself a japanese keyboard to understand how they type and stuff, and I had to look through tutorial after tutorial to finally figure out how to get the proper japanese 106/109 keyboard layout. It was working fine that day UNTIL I restarted the computer cause of window updates. Now, it stopped working, the layout disappeared and I'm confused like no other.

Here's what my IME looks like in Japanese:

It's weird too cause I tried other IME's like Dvorak, Chinese, Korean-they all work fine. So, I don't understand why it's just Japanese. And I'd like this fixed soon if possible.

Thanks.

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My Son bought a Toshiba Dynabook T5/x16pme when he was in Japan, and of course the xp software is in Japanese. I have a windows xp in english but have tried everything I know of to format and load the english version, but so many things have happened I am to the point where I believe it would be far simpler to just erase the hard drive clean as he has no personal information on it that he wants to save and then reinstall the English version.
We have no CD or anything that came with the laptop. We can not use fdisk or any feature as its in Japanese and we cant read it. any suggestions.???
 

A:Japanese to English

Does he have a valid license to use if you install your English version? Just install your version and make sure to use the key he got in Japan. There is no way to my knowledge to accomplish a language conversion.
 

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A few years back, when I first purchased my old computer, I installed Japanese fonts, after Internet Explorer asked me if I would like to. Now that I have a new computer, it does not display Japanese fonts, nor does IE aske me whether or not I want to install them. I also want to use the fonts in my Firefox browser and maybe some other applications in Windows that calls for them. Where do I find these fonts? I have been looking online for them, but I can only find Windows Global IME's and I can't find a version that is compatible with Windows XP Media Center edition. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Also, I am not interested in writing Japanese, I only want to be able to view it.

A:Japanese fonts

You need the multilingual pack which should come with the Windows Xp CD.

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Am trying to e-mail to Japan.
I receive from them but when I try to reply I get this message back : ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<[email protected]>
(reason: 554 delivery error: dd This user doesn't have a ybb.ne.jp account ([email protected]) [-5] - ybbmta41.mail.mci.yahoo.co.jp)
But it always changes the address from: [email protected] to [email protected]
I have phoned them several times and they e-mail their address with the same results. I have even switched to Japanese to no avail.
Any help would be appreciated.
Harold
 

A:Japanese e-mail

Hunderwood said:

Am trying to e-mail to Japan.
I receive from them but when I try to reply I get this message back : ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<[email protected]>
(reason: 554 delivery error: dd This user doesn't have a ybb.ne.jp account ([email protected]) [-5] - ybbmta41.mail.mci.yahoo.co.jp)
But it always changes the address from: [email protected] to [email protected]
I have phoned them several times and they e-mail their address with the same results. I have even switched to Japanese to no avail.
Any help would be appreciated.
HaroldClick to expand...
 

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I have a Windows XP, which can read Japanese characters but not write, so I looked for an IME. I found one from Microsoft, but it requires Office XP, which I'm really not a fan of (since I use OpenOffice.org). Is there another way? (I think it also applies to any other language IME.)

A:Japanese Characters!

Did you check to see if there are any available for OO.o?
John

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So I downloaded the Japanese Microsoft IME from my Control Panel, and it worked fine for about a total of three weeks. Then, the next time I tried to type in Japanese, it didn't work properly.
(If you know what I'm talking about), then it's like this. I select the "Hiragana" mode from the list, which is what I usually use. However, when I start typing, it goes weird because it skips all the consonants I type and leaves this weird blank, and goes directly to the vowels. All my vowels are showing up properly, but every time I type a consonant, it just shows up as a blank space, and there's nothing there.
Can someone please help me fix the problem? I'm going crazy trying to fix it...
PS: I tried using Katakana mode too, and it gave me the same result, except in Katakana characters (of course).

This is what I get if I try to type "Watashi":  あ あ  い。
As you can see, it skipped the 'w' in "Wa", 't' in "ta", and 'sh' in "shi". And you can see the blanks it leaves for the consonants. I've been having that problem for nearly six months now, and haven't been able to fix it. I tried re-installing the language to no avail, tried all different kinds of things in the control panel, but that also didn't work.

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I have installed the Japanese character set to allow our Japanese homestay student to write home, but now I find that the \ sign is continually replaced by the yen sign. Any ideas?
 

A:Japanese characters

Change the language back to English, see: http://www.luc.edu/infotech/document/language-xp.html
 

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when i go to a japanese site all the text charecters are just boxes, how can i view this in english and write on these sites in english eventhough its japanese?
thanks
 

A:japanese text are just boxes!!!

Add the Japanese language to your computer.
 

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i am wondering if it is possible to install an english xp to a laptop which already has a japanese xp installed in it and do i need to put all the utility drivers again for the english xp function properly or the 2 OS will automatically share the needed utility drivers? help me out, please.
 

A:Solved: how to install xp (eng) to a pc with a japanese xp

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Hi Gang -

Is it difficult to configure an English XP OS to also contain a Japanese XP OS? My Msft Windows XP book shows step by step procedures for changing to more common foreign languages such as French & German, but does not mention Asian languages.
In this situation I will also be dealing with 2 keyboards - English & Japanese. Do I use a USB connection for the second keyboard? Hmmm - very interesting --

Thanks for your input - Monique
 

A:2 Languages - English & Japanese

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My issue is
Customer is trying to work with the winpe
He wants to use Japanese Characters when he inputs the information on the screen.
So instead of entering in the User name : Mkuriel ( English ) he will input the Japanese Characters ( Sorry don?t know Japanese
J  ) .
i am using the dism commands to set ja-jp for the winpe
/set-syslocale
/set-userlocale
/set-inputlocale
/set-UIlang
/Set-LayeredDriver:6
/Gen-LangINI 
i have added the LP to the winpe but still i can only type in English... any ideas ? 
thanks in advance for your assistance.

Mkuriel

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I just installed a Japanese Language Pack from Microsoft as some programs in Japanese don't show up perfectly well. Now, whenever I try to type Japanese, only the vowels show up and consonant are just blanks. Can anyone help? Thanks.

A:Japanese IME: Problem With Consonants

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

This is certainly not in my area of expertise but my first suggestion would be to uninstall and reinstall the language pack.

Please let me know if this helps.

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I do not read Japanese and I'm having trouble installing the English MUI. To be honest, I'm not certain I have the right MUI. Anyone able to walk me through the process? Many domos!

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Well, i don't know whats happening. Everytime i formated my pc, i always enabled japanese language, cuz i play lots of games that needs the japanese language to be installed but now, i can't install it

I set it in the language options and it copies the files and reboots the pc, but then it won't be installed. I run the applocale aplication and it doesn't list japanese, when i select it it says its not installed on my pc!!!

Is there any other way to install japanese language support????

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I think one of the products I sell put a virus on my computer. It starts up IE and loads a japanese web site. It tries to do this a few times a day. It does a redirect from www2.866-86.cn/a/nd/b2.htm, and loads aigianming.cn/index.jsp

I did all the prior instructions.

Here are the dds info
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DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Owner at 10:13:04.71 on Wed 06/17/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2038.1178 [GMT -7:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\354FE3\1B5D79.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\QBUpdate\qbupdate.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\Snagit32.exe
C:\Program Files\eFax Messenger 4.4\J2GTray.exe
C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit 9\TSCHelp.exe
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A:Japanese Web Site Hijacks IE

I also noticed whenever I open window from the My Computer dialog box, like a E drive, it opens the window to full screen. IE automatically launches a couple times a day and it's usually a cutsy Chinese pink animal floating on a web site.Sure would love to blast these SOB's. I think it's from some of the dvr spy pens we sell at <hxxp://eyespypro.com>, though I am not sure... I did have a customer say one of the pens had a virus when he scanned it.I appreciate any help & let me know if you need anything esle...

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