Chortkeh Persian Keyboard Layout (kbdfa.dll) for Windows 10 x64 & x86 and Windows Server 2016

This article guides you through installing Chortkeh Persian Keyboard Layout (kbdfa.dll) on Windows 10 x64 and x86 and Windows Server 2016 x64, and also on older Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008.

This old post describes why I needed to replace Microsoft Windows’ own Persian (Farsi) keyboard layout—kbdfa.dll.

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Fixing Poor Video Playback Quality and Jagged Edges in Windows 7 x86 and Windows 7 x64

Playing video on machines powered by Nvidia GPUs, Windows 7 x86/x64’s own Windows Media Player (WMP) video playback quality is just fine, but when it comes to any other player such as Media Player Classic – Home Cinema (MPC-HC) or VLC media player, jagged edges are annoyingly obvious, especially when the video is resized. Well, an MPEG-2 PAL video (DVD format) stored at 720×576 (4:3) is displayed at 768×576, that’s simply called resizing!

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