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Windows 7: Foreign characters?

17 Oct 2010   #1

windows 7
Foreign characters?

When i open my start menu and try to type in the search bar it types characters such as these фывапкуее what does this mean / how do i fix it? thank you so much.

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17 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x32

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17 Oct 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Yeah, that looks like cyrillic characters. You have to change the language default to English.
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