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Windows 7 copies and pastes mixture of Arabic & English letters backwa

Q: Windows 7 copies and pastes mixture of Arabic & English letters backwa

using Google translate I translated "Zekrom Black is in Kuwait" into Arabic because I am making a picture in photoshop about friend's archeology intern in Kuwait so the title was going to be that in Arabic. but Windows 7 is copying the translated text backwards, even in notepad, it goes right when I hit the left arrow until it hits the word "Zekrom" (Zekrom is at the wrong spot in the pasted text (different than Google)) then Windows 7 goes in the right direction.

how do I get Windows 7 to paste the text properly and go the right direction?

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Press the Windows flag key + R and in the Run open field type: intl.cpl (press enter)
Check that the drop down box under “Format: English” is set to “Match Windows Display language (recommended)"

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After contacting Microsoft support, they said that I should contact the manufacturer (Toshiba) and ask for a new OS in English.

Can anyone help me?

Kind regards,

A:Arabic to English Windows 7


As far as I know you have two options:
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A:Need to convert an arabic displaying computer to english

click the start button, go to "كونترول بانل" (which is the control panel), then navigate to "كلك، لانغواج اند "رجين(which is the Clock, Language, and region), then go to "ريجينال اند لانغواج أبتينس" (which is regional and language options), a new window opens. click on the "ادمنستراسيون" (which is the administrative tab-or the last tab, 4th tab over), then click on the شنج سيستم لكل (which is change system locale), then your presented with the a drop down box, scroll down to : انجلش ( English if its presented like this, or English).

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If it's Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate, you can get Multilingual User Interface Pack:
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I have Adobe Reader 9.3. I open some document and the program says that Arabic Transparent Bold is missing.
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Click the image to enlarge it

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Originally Posted by slingsrat

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A:Windows Making Unauthorized Copies


I'm sorry for the delay, the forums are very busy. If you still need help, please post a new DSS log and give a description of how your computer is currently running.
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As you are using a simple Network, I assume that all these printers are using a local copy of the printer driver.

You would need to have the driver modified, as I understand it and reload the re-written driver on all PC's?

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Hello furiusd

You should have formatted before you reinstalled XP and then you would not have a 2nd copy of XP.

If both installations are on the same partition ( both on C:\) there is no way of removing one of them. You will have to reinstall and do it properly this time.

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Is it possible that the total path would exceed 260 characters? If so, try renaming some of the folders with just a single letter.
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Hi eagled2, welcome to the forums

You may have already tried but here goes anyway

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