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Some times after installing OE (or changing) language different than English this problen nay occur: Characters are in stange unreadable format (see pic)


In this case the language is Greek, but the fix procedure is the same for all languages.

This problem occrs because Windows language is different from Outlook Express language. To fix this, locale language setting must be changed o Outlook Express language. Changing this setting wint change your Windows language, will just support viewing coreectly Outlook Express Language.

Step 1: Click on strat menu and open Control Panel.

Step 2: Click on "Region and Language" icon.

Step 3: Go to "Administrative" Tab and click "Change System Locale"

Step 4: Select in the list the language of Outlook Express and click OK.

Step 5: Restart your PC

Step 6: Finished! Now Outlook Express will display Language Correctly