Here’s a guide on how to install Hangul on your Windows XP. You can do the following to correct those boxes or unknown characters every time you are visiting a Korean website. There’s a workaround provided below for those who doesn’t have a Windows XP installation CD which is needed during the installation process.
1. Click Start – Control Panel.
2. From the right side of the Control Panel window, make sure you’re currently in Classic View. Click Regional and Language Options.
3. Under Regional and Language Options, go to Languages Tab and check the Install files for East Asian Languages. Click OK.
2. A pop up window will show up and will tell you to insert your Windows XP Installation CD. Click OK.
3. It will automatically locate the necessary files (D:\i386\lang) from the Windows XP installation CD. If you don’t have a CD, download this file:
Windows XP East Asian LANG Files
Save it on your computer and don’t forget it’s exact location. Go back again to the screen where you left and browse the file you just download. Click OK.
4. Wait until it’s done installing those files and reboot your PC. Browse some Korean sites and those unknown characters must be replaced now with Hangul.
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