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How to change the ANSI Code Page (ACP) on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 / XP (Doc ID 199926.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0.0.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 6.0 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows NT Terminal Server
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit Itanium)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit) - 244
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Vista x64 (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit Itanium)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (AMD64/EM64T)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 2000Microsoft Windows NT Terminal ServerMicrosoft Windows XP (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)Microsoft Windows (64-bit) on Intel ItaniumMicrosoft Windows Vista (32-bit)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)Microsoft Windows Vista x64 (64-bit)Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit)Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit Itanium)Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 (AMD64/EM64T)Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Purpose

How to change the CodePage of a Microsoft Windows system.

Scope

The purpose of this article is to provide step-by-step instructions to modify the ANSI code page (ACP) on Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 /XP.
Changing the ANSI codepage may be needed if you want to use a windows client to input another script than the default choosen during installation (example: you want to insert Russian on an UK windows client.)

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 A) How To determine the current ACP:
 B) How to change the ACP
 B1) How To Change The ACP On Windows NT 4.0:
 B2) How To Change The ACP On Windows 2000:
 B3) How To Change The ACP On Windows XP:
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