Windows 10: Symbols instead of Greek text when typing in a box IE 11 Solved

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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1709 (FCU build 16299.248)
       18 Dec 2015 #1

    Symbols instead of Greek text when typing in a box IE 11


    In my work computer (Windows 10 Pro 64-bit) I noticed a strange phenomenon. When I switch keyboard layout to Greek in order to type Greek in Google or elsewhere, it types strange symbols instead of the actual character! This happens in every website when I try to type data in a box or wherever else. If I write the text in Notepad or elsewhere and I copy-paste, it is OK. The problem is I cannot type directly in Greek. The keyboard produces symbols instead of Greek characters! This problem is only in IE 11, in Google Chrome I can type OK.

    Please don't tell me to use another browser! Give me a solution. It might be some setting since I don't have this problem at home (see my specs).

    Thank you.
    Last edited by spapakons; 18 Dec 2015 at 17:36.
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  2. Posts : 2,436
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1709 (FCU build 16299.248)
    Thread Starter
       18 Dec 2015 #2

    After examining carefully all settings, I wasn't sure if the advanced settings were correct or screwed. So I decided to reset the advanced settings to default. This did the trick. It could be something with UTF8, but not sure. Resetting to default cancelled any wrong setting and now it works OK.

    PS: I didn't change anything else, only reset the advanced settings to default. That's for anyone having the same issue.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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