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Regional Setting decimal symbol change

Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I have a customer, in Australia (not sure what their regional setting is, e.g. language, but lets assume it's EN-Australia) who now has the letter "n" instead of a period "." as the symbol to denote the decimal place.  For example:

1.000001 is now 1n000001
25.65% is now 25n65

I'm pretty sure the problem is that the regional settings were changed so that the decimal symbol is now "n" instead of a period ".".  

I have a Windows 2000 VM that I am testing with and I cannot recreate this.  I went into the regional settings for all users and changed the period to an "n", however, no programs reflect this change.  I went into the registry and searched and replaced all entries for "sDecimal", which is the string that stores the decimal symbol for users.  Still no luck.

1. How do I change the decimal symbol for all users and have it reflected in different programs?
2. Does anyone think that something else is causing this? If so, what would it be?
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