Make sure that your computer's operating system supports
the language in which you want to type. In Microsoft Windows 2000 and Microsoft
Windows XP, you can add language support for additional languages. If you are
using Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, or Microsoft Windows
Millennium Edition (Me), you must have a Windows version that contains language
support for the language that you want to use.
Some languages such as Arabic are not available in the
list of input languages in the Regional and Language Options applet in
||Click on the start and go to
Settings - Control Panel
||Open the Regional and Language
||On the Languages Tab check the
"Install the file for complex script and right to left
languages" checkbox to select it
||Insert the Microsoft Windows XP
CD when prompted and allow installation to complete
||Restart the computer when
prompted to do so
||Microsoft Windows XP Professional
||Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
How to enable Arabic language
support - Windows 2000
These steps add language support but do not add the
matching keyboard driver
||Click Start, click Control
Panel, and then double-click Regional Options.
||On the General tab,
select the check box for the language that you want, and then click OK.
||Restart your computer if
How to enable Arabic language support - Windows 98
If not available in your Windows98 setup
tab, go to Windows update site and download Arabic language pack
- Click the Start button,
point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
- In Control Panel, click the Add/Remove
- Click the Windows Setup
- Select the check box for Multilanguage
- Click OK.