keyboard: Japanese (Win98) to English (Win2000) ??

Posted on 2001-08-18
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I have a notebook computer which has Japanese keyboard with Win98 Japanese version. Now I installed an English version Win2000. How to setup or modify so the keyboard still be valid for English version Win2000?
Question by:Johncili
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ID: 6401040
Go to control panel |  keyboard  | click on input locales tab

Author Comment

ID: 6401162
Yes, there is an option of Keyboard layout/IME. However, only one ("Japanese") can be selected. Actually, different PC company, such as Sony, Toshiba, and Sharp etc, has different key arrangement, hence I think the solely solution is to get something from WIN98(Jpn) and installed it to Win2000(Eng). May be this is the only way, but I don't know how??

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ID: 6401188
So have you already gone to control panel | regional options | general tab - then to advanced?
Which other software do you use - Office 2000?
And what version of Japanese are you wanting for keyboard layout?
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Author Comment

ID: 6401267

Only above helps a lot. I will try at home later.

Notethat, we can input non-English language without any problem. Now problem is that, in Japan, there are different keyboards for the PC from different company! That is a problem!
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ID: 6419837
Any progress?

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ID: 6419972
No progress. From or you can find some software which can do such things, it can change keyboard input according to layout, but it can be used only a couple months.

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