Typing in Japanese

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cemetaryland
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Typing in Japanese

Post by cemetaryland » Wed 05.28.2008 4:30 pm

I wanted to get my computer to type in Japanese. I already got it to display it by downloading a font, but when I followed the steps to type using my Windows XP CD it said it can't find the needed files to set up a new language. Does anyone know why it might do this?

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Re: Typing in Japanese

Post by chikara » Wed 05.28.2008 8:14 pm

I wish I could get my computer to type in any language. My PC is so dumb I have to do the typing myself :P

Seiously though, by following the steps to type do you mean that you have gone into Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options -> Languages and checked the box for "Install files for East Asian languages". When you click OK or Apply are you asked for the Windows XP install CD?
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Re: Typing in Japanese

Post by cemetaryland » Thu 05.29.2008 4:36 pm

Yes and so I put the CD in and it said it couldn't find the necessary files. So I tried doing it over quite a few times with the CD already in and it did the same thing.

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Re: Typing in Japanese

Post by Tabetai » Sat 11.01.2008 8:10 pm

Or, you could download JWPce. It's a Japanese word processor (Don't worry- It's not written in Japanese). It has a dictionary and stroke order of Kanji and everything. I use it all the time when writing Japanese on the internet. Here is where you can download it: http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~grosenth/jwpce.html

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