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Windows 7: Strange Japanese Symbols when I right click on the Desktop

21 Aug 2013   #1
sutper

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Strange Japanese Symbols when I right click on the Desktop

I just noticed that when I right click on my desktop, there are these random Japanese characters.

When I click on them, it seems to be for my graphics properties, and my resolution.

Is there a way to turn them back into English.




Toshiba m645 Laptop
Intel i5 M450. So integrated Graphics.

There was this Japanese game that my brother wanted to play. I guess something to do with the installation of it must have done something.


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21 Aug 2013   #2
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Welcome to SF .

Can you spend some more details?
What make and model is the laptop?
What GPU software you have installed, i.e. nVidia / AMD ?
Did you change anything, on the software side, before you noticed it?
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21 Aug 2013   #3
sutper

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I'm also not sure when this problem first arrived. I just noticed it now, but could have been like that for much longer.

I'm also on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit.
I just looked at my other laptop and I think the characters are for
Graphic Properties and Graphic Options.
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21 Aug 2013   #4
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Yes it does look like the intel hd graphics context menu.

I don't use the intel hd graphics so I can't experiment but if you right-click on the tray icon



Language setting should be under Options and Support.



You could always use Google Translate to make sense of the lettering.
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21 Aug 2013   #5
sutper

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Start Menu > Control Panel > Region and Language
Administrative Tab > Change system locale Button
Change to English
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21 Aug 2013   #6
YoYo155

Windows 10
 
 

Thank you posting a solution for future reference .
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