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Why does my choice of Western Character Encoding not stay permanent?

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Using the Open Menu button on the tool bar and Character Encoding button therein, I select Western to eliminate the annoying Chinese characters that have recently started appearing on the tabs of the browser. But the encoding switches to Unicode as soon as I start to use the browser.

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All of your Adobe programs are out of date.

Security Issue: Update your Flash Player v16.0.0.296
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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That issue isn't caused by a wrong encoding, but is caused by an extension.

The McAfee SiteAdvisor extension has been reported to cause issues with text Chinese (CJK) characters appearing on tabs, so you can disable this extension until McAfee releases an update to address this issue.

See also these SUMO threads:

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All of your Adobe programs are out of date.

Security Issue: Update your Flash Player v16.0.0.296
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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The problem was solved by disabling the McAfee SiteAdvisor. My Adobe Flash player has been v16.0.0.296. It did not appear to have anything to do with the nusance Chinese characters on the tabs of my Mozilla/Foxfire tabs. Thanks!

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Safe Surfing.