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Windows 7: how to display CHINESE characters in programs

02 Jun 2009   #1

7 rc
how to display CHINESE characters in programs

i installed the chinese language pack through the update, and changed the setting of "non-unicode" program in regional settings to chinese. yet when i open windows media player, all my chinese songs are in symbols. like%^&(*&

need some help.


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02 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RC (7100)

You would need to switch the hole language of the user to "Chinese".
Or, try with applocale, and use it to run WMP in "chinese mode".
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02 Jun 2009   #3

Windws 7 Ultimate 7100 RC X64

Control Panel->Change Keyboards or other input methods->Administrative->Change System Locale->Pick Chinese Simplified PRC etc or Traditional Taiwan etc based on your needs. It seems like you already did this but Chinese mp3s are showing up correctly under wmp for me.
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02 Jun 2009   #4

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
You also need to add things like Chinese (simplified / traditional), Korean and other fonts.

You don't actually need the language packs themselves to display the fonts correctly.


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12 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 home basic x32

hey, i got a problem also. after i install win 7, its can show Chinese words in fb or other things. then i install kuwo music box, its cant show Chinese at the Desktop icon, and the 360antivirus also then same problem. it show the symbol like @!##%$%@#.

so, how to change into Chinese words?
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