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How to change ANSI Code Page (ACP) on Windows

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TitleHow to change ANSI Code Page (ACP) on Windows
URL Name4677
Article Number000121126
EnvironmentProduct: All Progress Products
Version: All supported versions
OS: All supported Windows platforms
Database: All supported databases
Application: All supported applications
Question/Problem Description
How to change ANSI code page (ACP) on Windows.
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  • Open Windows Control Panel
  • Select Region (and Language)
  • Click on the "Administrative" tab
  • Under Language for non-Unicode programs section, click "Change System Locale" button
  • Select the locale
  • Click OK
Workaround
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References to other documentation:

Code Pages
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd317752(v=vs.85).aspx

User Locale, System Locale, UI Language, Language Profile & All That
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/shawnste/archive/2011/11/09/user-locale-system-locale-ui-language-language-profile-amp-all-that.aspx

Change the system locale (Windows Vista and Windows 7)
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/change-system-locale

How to: Change Operating System Settings to Support Localized Versions
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms144258(v=sql.105).aspx

Web pages relating locales to code pages:

Wikipedia: Code page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_page

Windows Locale Codes - Sortable list:
https://www.science.co.il/language/Locale-codes.php

Code Page Identifiers
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/desktop/Intl/code-page-identifiers
Last Modified Date5/29/2019 1:38 PM
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