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How to change the encodings of Internet Explorer?

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Changing the encodings of web page when it displays irrecognizable encodings andcannot be browsed properly.


All web pages contain the information of language encodings (setting of language and character) used by that web page.
If the chosen encodings are wrong, the web page cannot display properly.

In addition, if Auto-Select is opened, it will automatically select the proper encodings.
If web page cannot display properly via Auto-Select, user has to change encodings manually with the steps below.


The version before Internet Explorer 6.0

The picture is in Internet Explorer 6.0.
  1. Double-click Internet Explorer.

  2. On View menu, click the encoding name user wants to be changed in Encoding.






Internet Explorer 7.0

  1. Double-click Internet Explorer.

  2. On View menu, click the encoding name user wants to be changed in Encoding.