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Unicode support for windows 95

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I would like to know how unicode is suppoerted in windows 9x series
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Simple question, simple answer: it isn't. All Win32 API functions which use Unicode strings (i.e. all the ones with W on the end) are just stubs which do nothing at all, so any Unicode-only process will not run properly (if at all) under Win9x.
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Windows 95/98 does not implement the Unicode (or wide character) version of most functions. With few exceptions, these functions are implemented as stubs that simply return an error value. See

Windows 95/98 General Limitations
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?URL=/library/psdk/win95/chilimit_21rn.htm
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