Internet Explorer Korean

Display Korean characters in Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 and newer can display Korean characters.

These two boxes below should be identical if your browser is set to display Korean text.

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To make Korean characters display correctly in Internet Explorer try the following steps:

  1. In Microsoft Windows enable Korean text display.
    • Windows XP: Start menu -> Control Panel -> Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options -> Languages tab -> Install East Asian Languages -> Apply -> OK.
    • Windows 2000 Professional: Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Regional Options -> General tab, check Korean. Insert your Windows 2000 Professional CD-ROM if requested.
    • Windows 95/98/NT4: Download and install Internet Explorer Korean text support from in Microsoft's East Asian language support page. This is a free download.
  2. If needed, set your browser to recognise Korean language internet sites.
    • Windows users: Under "Tools - Options" on your browser's menu-bar add Korean to the languages list.
    • Macintosh users: Under "Preferences - Languages" on your browser's menu-bar add Korean to the languages list.
  3. Set your browser's "Character Set" or "Encoding" to Korean or UTF-8.
    • English pages will generally continue to display normally after making this change.
    • Encoding settings can be changed under the "View" option in your browser's menu-bar.
    • The image below may be of some help.

Selecting UTF-8 Korean text in Internet Explorer

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