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How to write russian using notepad

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I installed the windows multilingual cyrillic option, but when i try to write on notepad i get stange characters.
In wordpad it works ok because it sets the cyrillic font automatically.
Can you help?
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Notepad uses standard FON for display text. You need to replace
appropriate FON files to files with codepage 866 (DOS-cyrillic).
(I thing VGAOEM.FON, VGASYS.FON. Check for font "Terminal").
If I remember correctly, there was software "russificator" called
CyrWin. It has these fonts.
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Notepad uses standard FON for display text. You need to replace
appropriate FON files to files with codepage 866 (DOS-cyrillic).
(I thing VGAOEM.FON, VGASYS.FON. Check for font "Terminal").
If I remember correctly, there was software "russificator" called
CyrWin. It has these fonts.
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