Problem installing Spanish spell checker
Thread poster: Diana Marfogel
Diana Marfogel  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 06:02
Hebrew to Spanish
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Oct 19, 2002

Hi colleages,

The problem I have is this: My PC works currently with Windows 98/Office 2000, customized to Hebrew (it has spell checker for Hebrew and English). Every time I want to install software in Spanish, I don\'t succeed, because the system can\'t read the accents, etc. if they appear in the name of any file needed during the installation process. I always get an error message. So I have now a CD of a Spanish diccionary waiting for the publisher to develop a solution. But what is worse, is that I don\'t have a spell checker (that I need desperately)because of the same problem. My question is: does anyone know a solution for this problem other than reinstalling Windows, this time in English? and, do you think I will have the same problem if I try to install proofing tools Spanish for Office 97/2000? I hope someone out there can help me, because I am tired of collecting CD\'s (and spending money) that I can\'t use, and I really need the spell checker.

Thanks a lot,

Diana Marfogel- Business & Financial Translations

Professional English-Spanish-Hebrew Translator

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Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 05:02
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First of all, please check Oct 20, 2002

if you have the multilanguage support installed in Windows:

Control panel - Add remove programs - Windows istaller - Multilanguage support (I have Polish Windows, so these options may look somewhat different in your version).



Please post some feedback after checking.


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Nathalie M. Girard, ALHC  Identity Verified
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In regards to your last question Oct 20, 2002

Good morning,



In regards to your last question:



\"My question is: does anyone know a solution for this problem other than reinstalling Windows, this time in English? and, do you think I will have the same problem if I try to install proofing tools Spanish for Office 97/2000?\"



I can tell you that I have Windows in English and I have no problems what so ever in installing French software as well as the French & Spanish proofing tools for Office 2000 (and also for office 97 a few years back)...



I hope this helps you a little.



Nathalie


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Diana Marfogel  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 06:02
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Feedback Oct 20, 2002

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On 2002-10-20 10:09, Natalie wrote:

if you have the multilanguage support installed in Windows:

Control panel - Add remove programs - Windows istaller - Multilanguage support (I have Polish Windows, so these options may look somewhat different in your version).



Please post some feedback after checking.





Hi Natalie, thanks for answering. I checked and I do seem to have the Multilanguage support. What do I do next?

Thanks, Diana

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Diana Marfogel  Identity Verified
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On 2002-10-20 13:36, CTIS wrote:

Good morning,



In regards to your last question:



\"My question is: does anyone know a solution for this problem other than reinstalling Windows, this time in English? and, do you think I will have the same problem if I try to install proofing tools Spanish for Office 97/2000?\"



I can tell you that I have Windows in English and I have no problems what so ever in installing French software as well as the French & Spanish proofing tools for Office 2000 (and also for office 97 a few years back)...



I hope this helps you a little.



Nathalie





Hi Nathalie,



It is already a help to see people care enough to answer other\'s messages. Your answer got me even closer to the conclusion that I will have to reinstall Windows, this time in English. Thanks,



Diana

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Natalie  Identity Verified
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Diana, Oct 20, 2002

please contact me privately, it will be much faster and easier to discuss what\'s going on.

Natalia


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