Saturday, April 16, 2011

Tips: How to enable Indic language in Windows XP and Windows 2000

If you open some top websites like Yahoo, you can view boxes or question marks in the place of languages fonts. However, you will be still able to view some fonts. To come out of this issue, you can follow the following the instructions. In this article, we have provided the steps based on the Indian languages. In order to perform these steps, it is required to enable/install Indic (Windows Files for Indian Language Display). This site can be the best with Internet Explorer 6.0 & above   - Firefox 1.5 & above. Note: In case you have an older version of Internet Explorer or Firefox update it to version mentioned above.       c. Below are the supported Operating Systems that allows you to display Indian Language Text:

Languages    Operating System

Gujarati   -     Windows XP and above
Hindi         -     Windows 2000 and above
Kannada   -     Windows XP and above
Malayalam  -   Should be Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (Essential)

Punjabi      -     Windows XP and above
Telugu     -        Windows XP and above
Tamil    -          Windows 2000 and above

Now, let’s discuss about enabling Indic for Windows XP and above.
•    First, click the start button, select settings and select Control Panel.

•    In the control panel, select Date, Time Language and Regional Options and select the Languages Tab.
•    Now, it is required to tick the Install files for complex scripts and click OK. Check the image shown below.
•    Now, it is required to insert the Windows XP CD to enable Indic.

•    If you wish to enable Indic for Windows 2000, you can go with the following instructions.
•    First, click the start button, select settings and select Control Panel.

•    Now, it is required to select Language and select Indic as shown on the images.
•    Then, click OK.
•    To do this, it is required to enter the Windows 2000 CD to enable Indic.

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