I'm a Mac user who's trying to get Windows XP on my hardly-ever-used PC to write and display Japanese text (for my girlfriend - so she can use my PC for emailing instead of kicking me off my Mac). After much hassle, I finally got it to give her the 3 character sets she needs (Romaji, Hiragana, and Katakana). It works for reading Japanese websites and it gives her the characters she needs to write emails in Japanese. Unfortunately, when she emails her Japanese friends, the emails arrive with unreadable nonsense characters (this happens when she emails their cell phones, so it's not a Windows setting on the receiving end). Has anyone had this problem, and managed to figure it out? Needless to say getting it to work on my Mac was a simple matter of a couple mouse clicks in System Preferences. But I'd like to have my Mac back, because she sends lots of looooong emails which uses up time I could be on the computer.