What is "Open IME"?
Anyone notice the menu option Open IME in various Microsoft products? Like in the IE7 search or address bar? Right click in either the editable region. Chances are when you select it nothing will happen. What is IME?
IME = Microsoft Global Input Methods Editors
Great, what is it for? IME is a program that allows complex character and symbol entry, East Asian characters, using a standard western keyboard.
Knowing is half the battle.