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change non Unicode language of Windows applications

    Some windows application displays characters in one language. How do we change the setting of Windows to allow to display non-Unicode text correctly? & how to change non Unicode language of Windows applications?

    To change non Unicode Windows applications language flow these steps

    • Click the Start button to open the Start Menu.
    • Type control panel in the search box
    • and select Control Panel in the results.
    • Select Clock and Region
    • Select Region
    • Click Administrative Tab
    • From language for non-Unicode Windows applications section
    • Click on the Change system locale… button
    • Then change the current system locale. combo
    • Select the needed language from the list
    • Click OK and restart the PC

    Some windows application displays characters only in a specific language and does not support Unicode. sometimes it is necessary to change the setting of the Windows operating system to allow these programs to display text correctly.

    As an example, Microsoft office includes Visual Basic for Applications to create macros. Macros code editor does not support displaying Unicode characters. If we transfer macros containing Excel sheets to another computer with a specific language; sometimes an error may occur. Changing the non-Unicode language of Windows may solve this issue.

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