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How to remove Arabic Support

by ray_21543 / February 12, 2006 6:19 PM PST

Product: NetVista personal computer 6578-TLG [change]
Operating system: All [change]
Original description: Intel Pentium III 1GHz (256KB), 64MB, 20GB IDE HDD, Desktop (4x4), 48x CD-ROM, 10/100 Ethernet, Microsoft Windows Me, SPB

Problem: This operating system which is built into the hard drive (it reinstalls from the Hard Drive) has Arabic Language. I work in an Arabic Country. The Arabic seems to be the default and it interferes with the Microsoft Outlook so our MIS guy turned off the "MS Word as Editor" in the Outlook but with this off no continuous spell check. Is it possible to change the language preference in the PC to English only and remove the Arabic entirely. We do not have the ME original English only install disc(s).
Thanks for any info on this!

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With no CD, this is not going to happen.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 14, 2006 11:36 PM PST

Windows ME CDs are now found widely on Ebay and other places. Try those.

Bob

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You should be able to...
by Edward ODaniel / February 18, 2006 7:20 AM PST

change the Outlook Mail Format option to HTML and get your spell checking back WITHOUT using word as the mail editor (which can cause other problems depending on recipient's client). (Tools Menu then Options then the Mail Format tab)


This may possibly be of some help to you also:
Set up Office 2000 and your computer to work in another language
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA010549991033.aspx

(You didn't mention what version of Office you are using but with ME as the OS we can be sure it isn't the latest.)

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