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Problems with processing file with chinese name

by jackychun999 / January 22, 2008 8:09 PM PST

I am using a laptop XP Professional SP2 and i am having a problem with handling with chinese filename with the softwares, probably all softwares. It is that i can view the file in chinese name anytime but once when i load into the softwares the chinese words become symbols.Examples, some files are zipped with winrar which is in chinese,even though the files zipped is in English, the files could not be extracted or read.Thus, i cant do anything to perform the processing but to change the file name into english language. where can i download some files or softwares to solve the problem?Or is there another way to solve it

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you could use a separate program
by jonah jones / January 22, 2008 8:48 PM PST
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Other ideas for help?
by jackychun999 / January 23, 2008 10:53 AM PST

Thx for the help. But what i want is that I could handle the file name in chinese just like file name in English in softwares. Therefore I need some softwares or ideas to solve the problem. And my bro computer is not facing that problem, is there anything i could seek from my bro's computer?

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Have you installed Chinese language support?
by Edward ODaniel / January 24, 2008 7:11 AM PST

See if these help:

http://www.chinesecomputing.com/os/win2000.html

http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/Language/chinese_write.htm

http://www.chinese-tools.com/resources/windows-xp.html

Also READ THESE PAGES regarding Microsoft's Global IME (Input Method Editor) --
What is an IME (Input Method Editor) and how do I use it?
http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/IME_Paper.mspx

Enabling International Support in Windows XP/Server 2003 Family
http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/xpintlsupp.mspx#addkbd

Windows XP/Server 2003 - List of Locale IDs, Input Locale, and Language Collection
http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/reference/winxp/xp-lcid.mspx

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Problem solved. Thx :-)
by jackychun999 / January 24, 2008 4:33 PM PST

Based on the guidelines of the links you provided, i finally solved my problem. I am not sure which links help me most,because i do everything they say. I used XP SP2 CD belongs to my bro to try to solve my problem, but i dunno whether it helps or not, since i am exposed to too many info. Anyway thank you for helping me.

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Glad to hear that you got it fixed.
by Edward ODaniel / January 25, 2008 2:25 AM PST

You did the hard part, we just pointed you at the information.

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