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file system error (1026)

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i've got a copy of cd written by chinese version window 98.  on my english window 98, i could only see some garbage and i got file system error (1026) every time i tried to do with the files on that cd (couldn't copy, read etc).

however, i could read it with chinese window 98 installed on my system.  but i don't want to do that just to hear some mp3s.  i don't need to know what's the song's title.  just listen randomly.

so do you have any idea, ie how to read these "specially" encoded filename in english win98?
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You are going to have to add the international info for chinese. This may allow you to read the files. If not, then I would suggest copying the files using the chines system, and renaming them into English names or numbers so that normal W98 can read them. Then you can burn a new CD. I hope this helps.
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Haplo earned 200 total points
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Crest, another option is for you to go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com and download IE 5.0, then during the installation process, choose the chinese Language Menus and Displays, as well as the IME (Input Method Editor) <--- This lets you type-in Chinese... as well as adding the font to your system, perhaps this will allow you to view the files through Internet Explorer, as it is what 98 uses as a filesystem browser.

As a side note, if you alread Have IE 5.0 you can just download the Chinese Support for it from the same address I provided above.
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i tried and couldn't find the Chinese Support,
could you tell me more specific where the link is
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http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/default.htm?page=productupdates

Near the bottom, provided you have IE 5.0 installed, there is an international language section.  There is a Chinese Text Support and Menu's Listed there.

Their titles read like the following.



Chinese (Simplified) Language Support
2802 KB/ Download Time: < 1 min
 Enable Internet Explorer to display Web content using Simplified Chinese language characters. NOTE: This is an updated version of Chinese (Simplified) Language Support.  Read this first

And

Chinese (Simplified) Menus and Dialogs for Internet Explorer
1116 KB/ Download Time: < 1 min
This component allows you to display the Menus and Dialogs of Internet Explorer in Chinese (Simplified).  Read this first
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