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I have an application to watch TV on the screen (ComproDTV) installed on a Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit Russian edition.

The app is localized and supports channel names, teletext etc. in Russian. However, the font used for OSD (on-screen display) is set to the wrong encoding so it shows Latin1 symbols where Cyrillic symbols from CP1251 should be.

Of course I don't have access to the source code of the app.

Is there any way to substitute the OSD font with another font or make the application use a different encoding?

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Based on their website, it looks like it's actually a hardware solution. Are you 100% sure it's not coded in the card? –  JNK Sep 11 '10 at 10:38
    
@JNK: what exactly you think is coded in the card? –  Quassnoi Sep 11 '10 at 10:57
    
I mean is it possible there are region specific versions of the hardware and it is not a software issue ? –  JNK Sep 11 '10 at 11:09
    
@JNK: the channel names are set in the software. They just map a frequency to a string. It's hardly possible they ever go to the card. –  Quassnoi Sep 11 '10 at 17:23

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