Setup for localization on Windows 2000
You need to have Administrator privileges to
perform the following setup.
- Open Control Panel and
double-click Regional Options.
- On the General tab under Language
Settings for the System, make sure the language you want to
localize with is in the list and "Checked". If it is not, you need
to add it.
- To add a language, click the
Input Locales tab.
- Click Add to
display the Add Input Locale dialog box.
- Select the language you want from
- Click OK and
follow the on-screen prompts.
Note: You will need your original
Windows Installer CD.Once the language has been installed, repeat
steps 1 and 2, and continue on to 3.
- Click the Input
- Verify that your language is
listed in the Installed input locals
- Click back to the General
- Click Set
default to display the Select System Locale dialog box.
- From this list, select the
language that you want to localize to and click OK. This step is necessary if you are using Asian
characters on an English system. (This may require a system
Note: When you are finished localizing,
switch this option back to its original setting.