Sure. On Windows 2000 go to "Regional Options" in the control panel.
Select the "general" tab and then "set default..." to Japanese. This
will set the system fonts and default code page settings to the
appropriate values to run most Japanese applications. This process will
also install/enable a Japanese IME.
I haven't used XP but imagine the process is similar for that platform.
>Sure others on the list deal with using japanese only apps (such as
>J-Phone's tools or yahoo-j-messenger) that come up mostly in gibberish on an
>for web page browsing, of course you can install fonts, but this doesn't
>work for apps.
>however, i'm a bit daunted to switch to a full japanese OS (eg how to find
>the "administrator" control panel?).
>is there a solution for win2k/xp that will plug in the system level fonts
>for making app menus etc render correctly in japanese?
>david [dc] collier
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