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Euro Currency Support for Windows 3.1x

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This update adds support for the Euro (€) currency symbol under Windows 3.11.

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English (United States)
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Added By:
C:Amie on 20/07/2009 5:13:48 PM


This update adds limited euro currency symbol support to the Microsoft Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups 3.1 and 3.11 operating systems. Your files will be automatically updated to enable enhanced display font support for the euro symbol, keyboard and printing support for the euro, as well as the ability to use the euro symbol as your default currency. For more information on entering , displaying or printing the euro symbol, please refer to the included readme.txt file.

Note:A small selection of printers are unable to print the euro symbol. For information on how to print the euro symbol, please refer to included readme.txt file.

This download is not intended for use on computers running Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows NT.

How to Download
In Windows File Manager click “File” and “Create Directory”. Type in the name of the new directory (C:\Win3euro, for example) and click “OK”. When your Internet browser prompts for the download destination select this newly created directory.
Click the Download Now button at the top or bottom of this page. Choose to save the file in the folder you just created, then click Save.
Exit Windows to MS-DOS. Change to the new directory and type: Win3euro.exe and press Enter to extract the euro-ready files.
Then to install Windows 3.1 Euro Currency Support type: W31_Euro C:\Windows where C:\WINDOWS is the path to the directory where Windows is installed.
How to Use
This will save your existing files to a newly created subdirectory (c:\windows\system\BackUp), and upgrade those files to support the Euro currency symbol. After restarting Windows the Euro currency symbol will be available in the following fonts:

MS Sans Serif
Courier New
Times New Roman

The euro symbol will be supported in the above fonts in applications such as those in Microsoft Office 4.3, including Word 6.0, Access 2.0, PowerPoint 4.0 and Excel 5.0.

For more detailed installation instructions please refer to the included readme.txt file.

System Requirements:

Microsoft Windows 3.1 or Windows for Workgroups 3.1 or 3.11
5MB of free disk space necessary for downloading, extracting and installing the euro update.


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