> If you run IE6 and right click on any web page,
you will get a drop
down menu with "encoding" as an entry. Follow the
arrow to a long list
of encodings. In my case, I chose Japanese and it was installed on
demand, in under a minute. Then I left "Encoding" set to
I tried this but it did not work for me. I remember that when I
installed XP and then ran the 'Windows Update' wizard I clicked 'Remove'
for all foreign language packages (a little short sighted, looking
back). Maybe this explains why. Could not find how to undo this.
There is also a "Enable Install On Demand (Explorer)" checkbox in
Explorer -> Options -> Advanced. (unchecked by default, or because of my
actions above). Enabling this did not help me either.
Finally I found a link in the Wikipedia to "Alan Wood's Unicode
Resources": "http://www.alanwood.net/unicode/ Lots of info and useful
He tells that Microsoft has some very complete TrueType fonts. They are
only shipped with MS Office. I copied the Arial unicode font
(Arialuni.ttf, 24 Mb) from another machine running Office and all was