Japanese KANJI characters display as Chinese text instead of Japanese text when the Japanese KANJI characters are pasted into a Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation.
This issue occurs because the automatic language detect feature detects Japanese KANJI characters as Chinese characters.
To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
2516484 Description of the PowerPoint 2010 hotfix package (oart-x-none.msp, powerpoint-x-none.msp): April 26, 2011
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After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to disable automatic language detect feature:
To have us disable the automatic language detect feature for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to fix this problem yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for me
To fix this problem automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Then click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Please install the hotfix 2516484 before you run the Fix it solution.
This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.