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In my messenger I have a group with the name "Conheçidos" but what I see in my laptop is "ConheГ§idos".

And I have also other discrepancies in Portuguese words that have é or ó or something with a ' in other programs.

I have set Portuguese as the default language and keyboard.

Anyone know how I can correct this?

Note: Even after changing "ConheГ§idos" to "Conheçidos" the next time I login I get the same word.



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does this only happen in Windows Messenger? what other applications are affected? – quack quixote Jan 27 '10 at 14:18
@~quack I think I have seen this behavior on other apps :( – AntonioCS Feb 9 '10 at 20:52

Try setting language for non-Unicode programs to Portuguese.

To do this:

You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to complete this procedure.

  1. Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
  2. On the Advanced tab, under Language for non-Unicode programs, click the language version of non-Unicode programs to Portuguese.
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