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Is it possible to have localised Windows user names?

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What exactly do you mean by "localised user names"? Just the names or do you mean a different Windows UI localization scheme for different accounts? –  splattne Feb 19 '10 at 12:06
    
Why do you have the security tag? How is that relevant to the names? –  John Gardeniers Feb 19 '10 at 12:08
    
Do you mean light weight active directory[serverwatch.com/tutorials/article.php/3080681/…? –  KMan Feb 19 '10 at 12:53
    
Do you mean names with Unicode characters? –  Dennis Williamson Feb 19 '10 at 13:25

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Yes, it's possible. In fact I set up accounts with localized names (Irish Gaelic) just the other week. Windows NT since version 3.1 has supported Unicode as it's native character set.

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although you may have to install the MUI Pack on a server that you cannot administer remotely if the UI is in a language or charactor set you do not understand. –  Jim B Feb 19 '10 at 15:42
    
@Jim B - correct, good observation. –  Darth Satan Feb 19 '10 at 16:13

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