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The Arabic version of Windows 2000 does not display diacritic or Syriac characters correctly. You can type these characters but they are not displayed properly. This issue also affects the Arabic support in Lotus Notes 5.x.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.