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seeting culture info dynamically

I have to display content (specially currencies) in the Users local format.
Currently Iam doing below in my code (VB.NET

Imports System.Web
Imports System.Web.Mail
Imports System.Net
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Globalization
Imports System.Threading

Private Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, _
ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
Dim sLang As String
sLang = Request.UserLanguages(0)
Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = New CultureInfo(sLang)
End Su

My PC had US regional settings ... but I changed it to United Kingdom for
testing purpose by going to Settings>>control panel>>Regional settings . I
even rebooted my PC just to make sure .
If I do String.Format("{0:c}", 0) somehwhere in my code it displays as
$0.00 instead of £0.00 on the page
CUrrently my PC is running Windows 2000 professional. I am running the
application as localhost
Any Ideas of what I may be doing wrong......?

Thanks in advance

Thanks in advance
Jul 21 '05 #1
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