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Windows 7: Japanese text displayed as blank squares even though it used to before

18 Jul 2012   #11
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Have you tried doing a quick restore, and then trying to reinstall the language pack?


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18 Jul 2012   #12
kabur88

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

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I'm sorry, i read that wrong. How did you download the language packs? Through windows update?
Windows Update, Check for updates, Optional, it should show all the language packs. Then you go into Control Panel and enable the language packs.
I've done that but for some reason whenever I click 'check for updates' it says that there aren't any optional updates. I'm not sure what this means as it's not like I've installed every update imaginable
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18 Jul 2012   #13
Mintos45

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

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Could you give me your computer model and manufacturer (Eg: Dell XPS 8500), it's possible your system didn't exactly support Japanese. Not too sure since I don't really use language packs other than English.
HP Pavilion dv6
Can't seem to find that PC/Laptop on Google.
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18 Jul 2012   #14
Mintos45

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HonorGamer View Post
I'm sorry, i read that wrong. How did you download the language packs? Through windows update?
Windows Update, Check for updates, Optional, it should show all the language packs. Then you go into Control Panel and enable the language packs.
I've done that but for some reason whenever I click 'check for updates' it says that there aren't any optional updates. I'm not sure what this means as it's not like I've installed every update imaginable
Have you checked that you installed your Hard drive correctly?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #15
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Could you give me your computer model and manufacturer (Eg: Dell XPS 8500), it's possible your system didn't exactly support Japanese. Not too sure since I don't really use language packs other than English.
HP Pavilion dv6
Can't seem to find that PC/Laptop on Google.
dv6t | HP® Official Store

Right there ^^.
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18 Jul 2012   #16
kabur88

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HonorGamer View Post
Have you tried doing a quick restore, and then trying to reinstall the language pack?
Haven't done that yet. I'l try and see if that works
Need to wait for work to end first though and then go home
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18 Jul 2012   #17
kabur88

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post

Windows Update, Check for updates, Optional, it should show all the language packs. Then you go into Control Panel and enable the language packs.
I've done that but for some reason whenever I click 'check for updates' it says that there aren't any optional updates. I'm not sure what this means as it's not like I've installed every update imaginable
Have you checked that you installed your Hard drive correctly?
Sorry but I'm not sure how to check for that
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Jul 2012   #18
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Well make sure you backup all of your files. After you do so, please post up the results
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18 Jul 2012   #19
Mintos45

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HonorGamer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post

HP Pavilion dv6
Can't seem to find that PC/Laptop on Google.
dv6t | HP® Official Store

Right there ^^.
Yes, 3 Laptops are totally what kabur seems to be using...
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18 Jul 2012   #20
HonorGamer

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mintos45 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kabur88 View Post

I've done that but for some reason whenever I click 'check for updates' it says that there aren't any optional updates. I'm not sure what this means as it's not like I've installed every update imaginable
Have you checked that you installed your Hard drive correctly?
Sorry but I'm not sure how to check for that
He bought the laptop so he didn't put any hardware in it.
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