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On a Thai Windows 10 install, do Thai filenames work in the command prompt?

The Windows command prompt uses fixed width fonts. This is fine for most western languages as well as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. But for some languages fixed width fonts are not really possible ...
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How to rename a directory with international characters in PowerShell?

I have a PowerShell script that among other things renames a directory on the filesystem. Some of the directories that I am attempting to rename have non-english characters in their names, and after ...
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Keyboard giving United Kingdom characters despite English (United States) language setting

I am borrowing a work laptop which runs Windows 10 Pro. I am in Australia. The keyboard does strange things for some characters, e.g.: shift-3 gives the pound symbol instead of # shift-2 gives " ...
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Typing Single Quotes On US/International Keyboard?

The US/international keyboard works great for many languages like Spanish and Portuguese. It was great to figure that out so I wouldn't have to copy/paste or try to remember alt codes. However, in ...
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Default language when visiting websites

I'm located in Italy and at home I have a LAN with several devices. All devices run different o.s. but they are in Italian or in English. My desktop and notebook computers are set in Italian, etc... ...
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Windows 10 - International keyboard eats apostrophes but doesnt produce accent

I had this working on my old computer, not sure why I cant get it to work anymore. When I switch to US-International keyboard, any apostrophes, tildes, carats, or backticks that I type are gone. ...
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English Windows 10 Home upgrade to Pro, using US activation key?

Is it possible to upgrade an English PC, running Windows 10 Home to Pro, using an activation key purchased in the U.S.?
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Microsoft Word switches fonts when I switch input language

I am using Microsoft Word 2016 from my Office 365 subscription with the default template for new documents. When I type in English characters, they are put into the document using the correct default ...
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Changing display language in Windows 10 does not work correctly (breaks suggested menu items)

Reproduce: Initially, I installed a German (de_DE) version of Windows 10. For those who don't want to read or don't understand what I mean watch a video of what I did and what the result was: https:/...
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`us altgr-intl` layout on Windows 10

Is there a US international keyboard layout variant for Windows 10 that behaves like altgr-intl on Linux? That is, if I press ' it appears on-screen immediately (no deadkey), and if I want to type E I ...
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Is there such a thing as 'Korean Microsoft Windows 10' or is it just regular Windows preconfigured to Korean language, fonts etc?

I have a Korean client how has a display issue using our software, and I'm having no success reproducing his issue on my PC, even after changing multiple settings to make my PC as Korean as possible. ...
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Function names in international versions of Excel

I'm writing a documentation how to use some Excel functions in a rather company specific context for novice users. I noticed that the functions seem to have completely different names in non-English ...
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Why would a new EC2 East instance take me to www.google.com.tw?

I set up an EC2 instance in the U.S. East (N. Virginia) region. It's a Windows Server 2012 instance, and the very first time I visited Google in Internet Explorer, I got redirected to google.com.tw. ...
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Are Samsung Series 9 ultrabooks (purchased in the US) compatible with 240V/50Hz power input?

I'm traveling and I'm curious if I can use an adapter. I have a replacement power chord and it states that it can take in 100V-240V, 50-60Hz, but I want to make sure that the ultrabook itself accepts ...
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Using a U.S. router with U.S. power supply in India

I took a Belkin Share Max N300 router bought in the USA and connected it directly to power in India. Specifications of the router's power adaptor are input 120V AC 50/60Hz 0.5A, and the output is 12....
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IDN-aware Windows command line WHOIS utility

I use Mark Russinovich's excellent whois.exe to perform WHOIS queries from the command prompt in Microsoft Windows. This works very well, but it does not handle IDNs. For instance, if I try to check ...
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Date format worldwide in Excel

On a Mac Mountain Lion, US locales, I'm working on a Spreadsheet with macros like TEXT(TODAY(), "yyyy-mm-dd")&" is the date" The problem is that the sheet is also used on computers set with ...
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I can't type lower case Ñ or Ï in Windows 8

How do I type lower case Ñ or umlaut Ï in Windows 8? I have the US-International keyboard layout selected. When I try to type a lower case version of those letters (and possibly more), then it fails. ...
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Windows US International keyboard umlaut shortcut stops working after a while

I am using a German keyboard with US, International layout. At the beginning, when I start my PC, all umlaut combinations for ä (ALT GR+q), ü (ALT GR+z) and ö (ALT GR+p) are working perfectly fine. ...
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How can I get zsh to display international characters properly?

I just started using zsh, and love it. However, I've stumbled upon an annoyance when it comes to international characters: ➜ ~ touch åäö.txt ➜ ~ ls ...
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International keyboard not working in most applications?

I enabled the US-International keyboard so I could type French accents. It works fine in Firefox. However it doesn't work whatsoever with anything else so far as I can tell. Not even MS Word or ...
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Will an Australian power adapter with an American plug charge a Laptop safely?

A friend of mine has a laptop that she brought from Egypt to America, and she is afraid to charge it. She told me the laptop was purchased in Australia and it has a plug like this: And the other ...
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How do I type the ligature œ into the international keyboard [closed]

I'm using the international keyboard to type in diacritics and accents (for French). I can type just about everything except the ligature œ. Does anyone know how to do this in the international ...
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Enable channel 13 for American Intel WiFi Link 4695AGN

A friend of mine recently moved from the States. Problem is, he can't connect to our WiFi network. Ours is on channel 13 since Channels 1, 6 and 11 (the only other separate channels available) are ...
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Do TVs from the UK work in the US [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a TV while I live in the UK but I'm going to be moving back to the US eventually. If I bring the TV back over will it work?
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How to disable inputing characters like ãâà by default in OS X? I just want to simply type ~^`

Is there a solution for OS X 10.6? I don't find it in the system preferences.
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Game server - How can I block connections from other countries?

I have a small server at home that I plan on putting a few game servers on, but I want to make sure only people from my country can join it. Is it possible to filter connection attempts to my server ...
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Is there a US International keyboard layout on Linux that mimics Windows' behavior?

I am used to using US International as my keyboard layout. However, the implementation appears to differ greatly between Windows and Linux (Gnome, in my case – may well be a GTK issue since GTK ...
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To get International Dvorak for Snow Leopard

How can you have International Dvorak for Snow Leopard? I need A with dots dot O with dots for Dvorak. OS X has four types of Dvoraks, but none of them is Dvorak International like in Debian and ...