WINDOWS 95, 98, SIMILAR SETTINGS FOR MILLENNIUM AND XP

SET - UP FOR CYRILLIC / ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT globe3.gif

 

DOWNLOAD
FONTS.ZIP extract the 4 fonts to either a floppy disk or your hard drive.

They are compressed using PKZIP.  If you have problems extracting them, you can download each file AGHLV-N.TTF    K8KURIER.TTF     KOI8-R.TTF    TIMCYR.TTF

Click on the following:

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  START button at the bottom left hand corner of desktop

SETTINGS

CONTROL PANEL

ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS

WINDOWS SET - UP tab

INTERNET TOOLS and OUTLOOK EXPRESS if not already ticked

MULTI LANGUAGE SUPPORT, and highlight it

DETAILS

setup.gif (10470 bytes)
 

 

Check CYRILLIC and highlight it

OK

HAVE DISK, and follow the instructions

Close all windows down to the Control Panel.

language.gif (9070 bytes)

 

 

FONTS icon, open the folder

FILE

INSTALL NEW FONT

Check 'Copy fonts to Fonts folder'

Locate the folder which you downloaded the fonts in to

SELECT ALL

OK

Close all windows down to the Control Panel.

fonts.gif (5814 bytes)

 

 

KEYBOARD icon, open the folder

LANGUAGE tab

ADD

Scroll down to RUSSIAN, highlight it, make sure that the boxes are checked as shown

APPLY

At this point you will be asked for your WIN 95 / 98 installation CD or disks.

Browse to find the appropriate file, and follow the instructions.

Close down all windows, and restart the computer

keyboard.gif (11431 bytes)

 

files.gif (3958 bytes)

 

 

You should now have a small icon in bottom right hand corner of your task bar showing en.gif (74 bytes), click on this and you will be able to change between the Cyrillic ru.gif (75 bytes) and en.gif (74 bytes) English keyboard drivers.

Holding down the left ALT key, then pressing the left SHIFT key will also change
the keyboard drivers.

Picture of Cyrillic keyboard layout available

In MS Word or similar word processors you will have to change the font to AGHelv or TimesRomanCyr to see and use the Cyrillic fonts.   This text is similar to AGHelvetica, this text to Times New Roman to show the fonts. You can ALT/SHIFT keys or the icon to change between typing in English and Russian using these two fonts.

CYRILLIC FONTS FOR EMAILS AND INTERNET USING MS INTERNET EXPLORER AND OUTLOOK EXPRESS

The second pair of fonts which were installed earlier (k8kurier.ttf and koiI8-r.ttf are used on the internet.

In Internet Explorer select

VIEW

INTERNET OPTIONS

GENERAL

LANGUAGES tab

ADD LANGUAGE

Scroll down and highlight RUSSIAN

OK to close down the windows and return to the GENERAL tab.

 

Now select the FONTS tab

Highlight CYRILLIC

Change the coding to CYRILLIC (WINDOWS) as in the picture

Close all windows, and restart your computer.

You should now be able to type and read Russian text on the internet and in emails.

In Outlook Express (Email) it is possible to select change between WIN1251 and KOI8-R coding.  Select VIEW, then LANGUAGE and change the Cyrillic encoding.  If you cannot read emails in Russian you may have to change the proportional and fixed width fonts, but this is very rare.

internet.gif (9812 bytes)

language.gif

fonts2.gif (12078 bytes)

I believe I have covered all the steps, but no doubt any problems you will let me know.

 

Russian keyboard layout

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