Viewing JPN filenames in WIN XP
Thread poster: xxxPT Translati

xxxPT Translati
United States
Local time: 09:15
Japanese to English
Jan 18, 2011

Hope this is the right section for this question.

I have an English version of word. Of course, I can view everything in both languages, EXCEPT filenames in explorer (as in "My Documents". I've looked online and nothing so far. I just need to read them, so it doesn't have to be in explorer. I can "rename" and copy it somewhere if that's the best way, but where?

Anyone experienced with this?

Thanks in advance!


Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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My Windows XP Jan 19, 2011

My My Windows XP can see and manipulate JPN file names fully unless it is in WinZip/WinRAR. My settings: Open Start > Settings > Control Panel > Regional and Language Settings > Install East Asian Fonts > Install Japanese IME. Here you go!

Soonthon Lupkitaro


xxxPT Translati
United States
Local time: 09:15
Japanese to English
Already have it, doesn't work Jan 19, 2011

Thank for the help Soonthong, but I already have JPN IME. But...

I think you may have touched on the cause though, they are files that were in zip files received from WINRAR. But I took them out of the zip file and save as a regular file (ppt in this case), so that it's in explorer like a non-zip file. It still doesn't show (all I get is moji-bake).


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