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when unicode beta support in windows 10 is turned on, add-ons fail to install #8599
Steps to reproduce:
nvda produces this error in the log and fails with installation
add-on wshould install normally
windows 10 17713 russian and windows 10 1806 17134 polish, locale polish, regional settings polish or russian locale with regional set to croatian
NVDA Installed/portable/running from source:
10.0.17713.1002 or 10.0.17134 april update
Name and version of other software in use when reproducing the issue:
Other information about your system:
Does the issue still occur after restarting your PC?
yes, when the unicode support is enabled
Have you tried any other versions of NVDA?
no, but other versions may fail.
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I don't know if the approach is good, but if it is, I could submit a fix (for NVDA core).