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How can I apply a fix to a Windows app that makes assumptions about my Region and Language settings?

The software for my Sleeptracker watch expects all AM/PM symbols to be "AM" and "PM". However, on my machine, I use "A" and "P", throwing it into a hizzy. How can I apply a compatibility shim to this ...
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How to stop website localizing the timezone for me automatically?

I'm currently living in Hong Kong where the timezone is UTC+8. Now I'm travelling to Germany and I'm planning some activities. For example I would like to watch a football match and tried to check ...
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Why Office 2007 override Windows regional date setting?

I have a problem with a specific user's computer running windows XP SP2 and Office 2007. Although she has the regional date setting in windows to dd/mm/yyyy, her office applications are still ...
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Why isn't Digit Grouping working in Excel 2010 as defined in Regional & Language Setting?

Just upgraded to Excel 2010 & Windows7. Digit grouping setting defined as required (12,34,56,789) in control panel>region & Language>Addl Setting>Digit Grouping, but Excel is not ...
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Unable to login to Windows XP after changing language from Arabic to English

Please help me out. after changing the regional settings from Arabic to English in Windows XP. I am not able to login to the computer as it accepts only the English. I didn't add the Arabic keyboard ...
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Excel 2010 not inheriting regional settings from Windows 8.1

In regional settings of Windows 8.1, I have negative numbers set to display in accounting mode. e.g. (1.0) instead of -1.0. Excel should be getting this setting as a default now, as it did in Windows ...
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Keyboard that can't be removed in Windows 8

Somehow I ended up with four keyboards installed (English (United States), Japanese (Japan), Kannada, and Hindi. They are installed in the sense that the tray drop down displays these four, and when I ...
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Switch between Multiple Customised Lang & Region settings on Mac OS X Mavericks

I need to be able to switch quickly between two or three customised Language & Region prefs on Mac OS X. While there is an advanced tab which allows customisation, there is no way to save this as ...
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How do you get rid of this popup in Microsoft IME (Korean)?

I don't know what this popup is called: I had never seen it in Windows XP. I enabled Microsoft IME (Korean) in Windows 7, and now as I type each syllable appears only in this box (instead of the ...
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Change regional number format for powerpoint, but not excel

My clients (and me) are Germany-based, as such I need to use the German number format 1.000.000,00 for all client-facing documents, usually created in Powerpoint 2007. In Excel however, I use the ...
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my dell inspiron won't play region 1 dvd's

i don't remember when i first started having this problem, but it's been a few years. i also can't remember if it's always been an issue or if i was originally able to watch dvd's on this laptop & ...