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How to Install Sinhala Unicode Input Support in Windows Vista – Step by Step Guide

here’s how to Install Sinhala Unicode Input Support in Windows Vista. before you begin make sure you meet the following.
1. Windows Vista (Any Edition) (For Windows XP Click Here)

2. Tested with NO Service Packs Installed, may or my not work with SP1

3 You have log in to an Administrative Account on your computer.

4. Testing was done on a English Language Operating System and may no work in other language operating systems.

4. Downloading was done using the Internet Explore and message will be deferent if you use any other browser.

5. Vista is capable of displaying Sinhala Unicode even with out doing any installation and it has the Keyboard Support built in.

Step 1.

Go to http://www.siyabas.lk click the “Get Sinhala” Link on the top of the Page. you will get forwarded to
Sinhala Download Page.

Step 2.

Click on the Link “Windows Vista


Step 3.

Click on “http://www.siyabas.lk/files/VistaQuickFix.exe” and download the VistaQuickFix.exe

Step 4.

Select “Save” when the System prompt you.

Step 5.

System will ask you to select a location to save the file, i have selected the default download location, just click “Save”

Step 6.

File will get downloaded, please allow some time; once the download is finished, click “Close”

Step 7.

Now you need to go to the place where you have save the file to, if you have save the file in the default download location, go to “Start –> Your User Name ”

Step 8.

you will see the “VistaQuickFix.exe” file on the download folder. double click the file and open it.

Step 8.

You will see a Security Wanning asking your authorization to open the file, just say “Run”

Step 9.

There will be a security Alert saying the file is not from a verified source, please say “Allow”

Step 10.

Setup will start automatically.

Step 11.

Click “Next” to continue.

Step 12.

Setup will ask you to select the installation directory, just click “Next”; it will get installed in the default program directory.

Step 13.

Setup will do the installation.

Step 18.

If all went successfully, the system will alert saying the Installation successful. click “OK”

Step 19.

On your talk bar where you “Clock” is you will see a red color icon with Sinhala letter “V” (වී); and “EN” icon, click on the “EN” icon and you will see a menu like below and click “Sinhala” when you want to type in Sinhala.

Your Done, Enjoy !.

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12 Responses to “How to Install Sinhala Unicode Input Support in Windows Vista – Step by Step Guide”

  1. Malinthe Says:

    Great work! we didn’t have a proper guide for vista :) Well I don’t use vista my self ;)

  2. nilaksha Says:

    good one machan!

  3. deepal Says:

    kaliga mahttayo mata samavenna mama godak kemati sinhala bashava jalayata aekatu venavata ma hathissiye kala punchi vihiluvak SUBA DINAK

  4. පැතුම් අතුකෝරළ Says:

    කාලිංග අය්යා….නියමයි… බොහොම ස්තුතියි අදහස් වලට….

  5. dr dra Says:

    හැබැයි කොහොමද Adobe Products වලට ‍support කරන සිංහල කී බොඩ් එක ඉන්ස්ටෝල් කරන්නේ මේ කී බොඩ් එක වැඩ කරන්නේ ඔෆිස් පැකේජ් එකේ විතරයි. කට් ඇන්ඩ් පේස්ට් කරත් ලේඅවුට් එක වෙනස් වෙනවා. මොකද කරන්නේ?

    ඉස්කෝල පොත හැරෙන්න වෙනත් ‍‍ෆොන්ට්ස් තියෙනවාද?

    තැන්ක්ස්

  6. කාලිංග Says:

    @dr dra

    දැනට Adobe products Unicode සහය නොදක්වයි, සිංහල යුනිකෝඩ් ෆොට් කීපයක් ඇත, මලිති වෙබ්, කපුටා යුනිකේත, හා ලග් යුනිකේත.

  7. සමිර ධනංජය විජේරත්න Says:

    එල මචං එලම කිරි…..උඹලව දෙයියොම බලා ගනිත්වා..ජයෙන් ජයම වේවා!!!

  8. sampath Says:

    thanks lot friend…. keep doing valuable things……..

  9. දේශාන් කරුණාරත්න Says:

    බොහොමත්ම ස්තූතියි

  10. දේශාන් කරුණාරත්න Says:

    බොහොම ස්තූතියි

  11. Sun2318 Says:

    I followed this in Win7.But it doesnt work when i type F+any charactor.Other thing is i cant change font to another like FMbasuru.Pls help me to solve this.

  12. poornima Says:

    i want 2 download sinhala typing to my cmptr. so how can i do that?

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