Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Make Windows XP Japanese recognize US 101 keyboard

This is from reprinted here so that I can find it easily.


・コントロールパネルの地域と言語のオプションから、言語タブを選び、"テキスト サービスと入力言語" の "詳細" ボタンをクリックし、"US" や米国、英語などの英語配列キーボードのサービスを追加してください。




・[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\i8042prt\Parameters] レジストリを選択します。


LayerDriver JPN → KBD101.DLL (KBD106.DLLになっている可能性があります)
OverrideKeyboardIdentifier → PCAT_101KEY (PCAT_106KEYになっている可能性があります)
OverrideKeyboardSubtype → 0 (2になっている可能性があります)
OverrideKeyboardtype → 7 (8になっている、もしくはキーがない可能性があります)


Saturday, January 3, 2009

Undergraduate intro to IT syllabus, a list of requirements for computer and internet literacy

I am trying to gather ideas on the skills and concepts that should be considered mandatory for first-year college students. I have seen teachers do everything from demonstrating the mechanics of hard disk drives to spending two weeks on typing, and in many Japanese colleges, computer literacy is a just a class on using Microsoft Office. Please post what you think should be taught in an Introduction to IT. Also feel free to post summaries of what you have seen people teach in Intro to IT. This discussion began as a thread on the mailing list, which is "An open forum for discussing topics related to education, FLOSS, and technology trends" hosted at