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How To Add and Enable Additional Languages in Windows
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NoticeThis article applies to Windows 2000. Support for Windows 2000 ends on July 13, 2010. The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center
(http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=http%3a%2f%2fsupport.microsoft.com%2fwin2000)is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000. For more information see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy
This article describes how to add and enable support for additional languages on a computer running Windows.
Windows NT. 4.0You can add, enable, and configure support for multiple languages using the Regional Settings tool in Control Panel. You can also add some languages that are not listed in the Regional Settings tool from the Windows CD-ROM.
To add an additional language in Windows NT 4.0, follow these steps:
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Windows 2000To add an additional language in Windows 2000, follow these steps:
To enable a newly added language and specify a keyboard layout in Windows 2000, follow these steps:
Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK)The additional language support for text display and text input can be included when you create an IEAK package for Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, and Windows NT clients. This occurs in "Stage 2 - Automatic Version Synchronization" of the IEAK Customization Wizard.
IEAK does not provided support for language text display and text input for Windows 2000 clients, because the language support is included with the operating system on the General tab under Regional Settings in Control Panel.
Windows XPTo install another language and keyboard layout in Windows XP, follow these steps:
REFERENCESWith the LangPack installed, Internet Explorer 4.0 users can install and use the Japanese/Korean Input Method Editor (IME) for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0. This will allow users to not just display but also input Japanese and Korean text into Web forms and Outlook Express 4.0 e-mail messages. For more information, please see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/186113/EN-US/ )Internet Explorer Input Method Editor 4.0 for Japanese/Korean
Article ID: 177561 - Last Review: May 7, 2007 - Revision: 5.5