?
Solved

Japanese

Posted on 1998-07-16
7
Medium Priority
?
168 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Can Windows 98 English version support Japanese keyboard layout ? If no, can I copy the .kbd file that is currently using now (my Windows 95 is install by other company) ?

Andrew
0
Comment
Question by:andrewyu
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:durcaj01
ID: 1642730
I think so.... You will have to try and get the .kbd file from a Japanese WIN98 installation disk. Your programs will have to support it also.

It may only be possible if you install the Japanese version of WIN98
0
 

Author Comment

by:andrewyu
ID: 1642731
Actually, I am using the KBDUS.KBD for my Japanese keyboard layout !

Andew
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:harley47
ID: 1642732
Yes Win98 english can support the keyboard layout but not the Japenese text.  Some of the things like : / ect... are in different locations.  all you have to do is find the locations of the missplaced : / and so forth.  But you can use the Japenese Keyboard on an english system.  Some of the keys do not have a function in english!  I'm a tech on Okinawa Japan and I use Japenese keyboards everyday on english systems.

0
Tutorial: Introduction to Managing a Linux Server

In this tutorial on systemd, we will explore:
-OS/Distro Adoption
-chkconfig and Other Legacy Commands
-Summary and Key Commands

 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
varun071898 earned 220 total points
ID: 1642733
Windows 98 supports many other languages. To install a language go to control panel->add-remove-> windows setup-> multilanguage support. You can choose the language from here.
0
 

Author Comment

by:andrewyu
ID: 1642734
So, do you mean that Windows 98 English edition can support Japanese keyboard layout !?
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:JBURGHARDT
ID: 1642735
Windows 98 support Japanese but you you have to download filies from internet
0
 

Author Comment

by:andrewyu
ID: 1642736
You mean I can download the Japanese keyboard layout driver or mapping file from Microsoft ?

Andrew
0

Featured Post

Tutorial: Introduction to Managing a Linux Server

In this tutorial on systemd, we will explore:
-OS/Distro Adoption
-chkconfig and Other Legacy Commands
-Summary and Key Commands

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When asking a question in a forum or creating documentation, screenshots are vital tools that can convey a lot more information and save you and your reader a lot of time
In this post we will be converting StringData saved within a text file into a hash table. This can be further used in a PowerShell script for replacing settings that are dynamic in nature from environment to environment.
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question