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SummaryOriginating updateStatusLast updated
Devices with locale set to Croatia might not utilize the expected currency
This can affect applications which retrieve the device's currency for purchases or other transactions
N/A

Confirmed
2023-10-31
10:06 PT

Issue details

February 2023

Devices with locale set to Croatia might not utilize the expected currency

StatusOriginating updateHistory
ConfirmedN/A

Last updated: 2023-10-31, 10:06 PT
Opened: 2023-02-23, 13:22 PT

The correct default currency might not display or be used in Windows devices which have locale set to Croatia. This can affect applications which retrieve the device's currency for purchases or other transactions. 

Earlier this year, Croatia joined the Eurozone, changing its currency from the Kuna to Euro. Windows Locale data for Croatia will be updated for this change in the short term.

Workaround: Changing the currency in Windows can help. This can be accomplished via the Windows Control Panel.

  1. ​Open the "Windows Region" settings. This can be done in one of the following ways:
    1. ​Open "Control Panel" from the start menu and select "Change date, time, or number formats" under "Clock and Region"
    2. ​On your keyboard, press and hold the Windows key, then press the letter R. This will open the "Run" window. Type INTL.CPL into the Open field,
  2. ​In the Region settings, choose one of the 2 locales for Croatia:
    1. Croatian (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    2. Croatian (Croatia)
  3. ​In this same window, click the "Additional settings" button. Once there, click the "Currency" tab.
  4. ​Change the currency symbol from "KN" to Euro, ""

Additional information can be seen here: Currency formatting - Globalization | Microsoft Learn.

Manually changing currency might also be an option in some applications. Although this won't change the device’s default currency, this could allow usage of the application with the desired currency preference. Some applications might not allow this manual change. Please view the settings and documentation for your applications.

Next steps: We are working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.

Affected platforms:

  • ​Client: Windows 11, version 23H2; Windows 11, version 22H2; Windows 10, version 22H2; Windows 11, version 21H2; Windows 10, version 21H2; Windows 10, version 20H2; Windows 10, version 1809; Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019; Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2016; Windows 10, version 1607; Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB
  • ​Server: Windows Server 2022; Windows Server, version 20H2; Windows Server, version 1809; Windows Server 2019; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2012; Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1; Windows Server 2008 SP2

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