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Old January 21, 2011, 03:11 PM
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Default Windows 7 Stopped Showing Korean Characters. Can Show Japanese and Chinese

This is weird. All of the computers run Windows 7 whether it be Home Premium or Ultimate, and all of them don't have any additional language packs installed. For some reason, my own Windows 7 computer decided to stop showing Korean characters while it can show traditional Chinese and Japanese characters just fine. Thinking the file names got corrupted, I typed in the Korean characters again but it stil doesn't work still and all I see are rectangular blocks. Is there a way to get this fixed? I had this problem before, but nothing a computer restart wouldn't solve.
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Old January 21, 2011, 06:33 PM
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Possibly your font file was corrupt. Check the font files (I don't know which one is the Korean Font).

Possibly you could remove and re-install to verify.

New Fonts in Windows 7
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Old January 21, 2011, 08:26 PM
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Can't find anything related in the font files there.
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Old January 21, 2011, 08:48 PM
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A quick perusal of a few sites, my guess would be that your Windows language settings control what fonts are used. Go into Control Panel -> Fonts -> Font Settings and see if there are any settings that you can alter.

Or try some of the links here at the Microsoft Social Site:
How to restore Windows 7 default fonts.

If that doesn't work, try installing one of the many Korean Fonts that are available:
Free foreign language fonts - Download foreign language fonts for Hebrew Hindi Hmong Hungarian Icelandic Japanese Khmer Korean Latvian
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Old January 22, 2011, 08:08 AM
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Problem solved by doing the following:

Can't display chinese and korean fonts - Page 2 - Windows 7 Forums
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