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Windows Displaying A Different Lang. On Only Some Things?

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#1 cmarti6


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Posted 09 March 2008 - 01:15 PM

Hi! Hopefully someone can help me with this problem I'm having. Here's some background:

About a week ago I opened a message on MySpace and all of my problems started from there! I got the virus "trojandownloader" and successfully removed it (by a very long process of reading things on Bleeping Computer, figuring things out myself, and talking to my very computer-literate father.) I finally had to restore Windows and now everything seems to be working okay.

So now my problem is that some things on my computer aren't in English anymore. They display in characters. Some examples are the tool that manages my wireless internet connection (where you can click on it and repair), my windows security (where you can change firewall settings).

It looks like all of my language settings are correct.

Anyone have any reasons why my computer is doing this or any suggestions to fix it?

Thank you very much!!!

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Posted 09 March 2008 - 07:27 PM

There were 2 threads about this in the last several months, but I can't seem to find them when I search the forums. It had to do with several changes inside of Windows that specified the language options. As I recall, we were able to fix one, but the other one had to either do a repair install or a clean install to fix it.

I hope that someone will come along who can remember the areas that these threads addressed. Good luck!
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