Data type Range Default value
REG_SZ code page For U.S. English: 1252


Indicates the default code page for ANSI characters. These code pages are supported for Windows 3.1 compatibility. For U.S. English, the value of this entry indicates that code page 1252 and its file, C_1252.nls, are used for ANSI characters.

Value Character set
874 Thai
932 ShiftJIS - Japan
936 GBK - Chinese (PRC, Singapore)
949 Korean Unified Hangul
950 Big5 Extended - Chinese (Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR) 
1250 Central European
1251 Cyrillic
1252 U.S. (ANSI)
1253 Greek
1254 Turkish
1255 Hebrew
1256 Arabic
1257 Baltic
1258 Vietnamese