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Change language in Vista..

Q: Change language in Vista..

Hi friends,one of my friend living in czech republic wants to buy a dell laptop.It comes with Vista Home Premium but in czech language.he wants to ask whether he can change the language to english (after buying the laptop)& if so how?...ur hlp will be highly appreciated..thx in advance..

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A: Change language in Vista..

Found this. Maybe will help.

http://www.ghacks.net/2008/10/08/windows-vista-multi-user-language-interface-hacker/

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language-in-vista.769529/
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Hi,

I recently bought a laptop installed with Vista in Chile.

Naturally, everything is in Spanish.

I am giving the computer to a friend who doesnt speak any spanish and I would like to change it all to English.

Can anyone tell me how to do this please?

Thanks.
 

A:Change Language in Vista?

mr wolf,

Here is a Microsoft link that (sort of) explains what the difference is between LIP and MUI.
Windows Vista Multilingual User Interface Pack (MUI).*
Windows Vista Language Interface Pack (LIP).*

If you have Vista Ultimate - you will be in luck - if you have - Windows Vista Ultimate -
MUI is also available for Vista Enterprise -
I have never installed either of these - so not sure what LIP, would be lacking.
"If you are using Windows Vista Enterprise, contact your system administrator for information about installing additional languages."

Source:
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/35a1b021-d96c-49a5-8d8f-5e9d64ab5ecc1033.mspx

Chronk
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language-in-vista.855109/
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Hi,

I have just received my laptop back from repair (it had it's hard drive replaced) and it booted up in German!!

The laptop went to Toshiba's office in Germany and came back with Vista installed in German :(

Pleace could someone explain how to change it back to English?

Thanks for your time

A:How to change the Vista language?

Hi,

If you make a Google search, you can find many forums and articles how to do it:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Change-the-display-language

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?54351-How-to-change-the-Vista-language
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Hey Guys ,
I recently bought an new laptop (Lenovo 3000 N200) and I got a Vista Basic in Hebrew .
Since then , I am trying to change the Vista language into English .
How can I Do it ?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-change-vista-basic-language.806565/
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I really hope some one help me.

few weeks ago i bought the laptop from Korea which is vista home premium K. K means korean edition. Then I can not understand Korean, i really need to change my display language,

I tried to install language pack, but it doesn't work.

Please guys, help me to change my display language,

thank you

A:How can I change My display language of Vista?

Well i think you can't...Vista Ultimate and Bussiness can...

Cheers
Sergio

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/how-can-i-change-my-display-language-of-vista-234195.html
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i installed vista from my german installation cd and i cant seem to figure out how to change the system language to english (for example change "programme" to "program files"). Is this even possible or am i stuck with german?

A:Change The Language Of My Vista Installation?

You'll have to purchase the language pack for this. If you've got the Ultimate version (and a couple of the other high-end versions), you'll be able to download the language pack from Windows Update.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/92846/change-the-language-of-my-vista-installation/
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I have purchased an Acer Pc in Spain with Vista Home Premium. The salesman assured me that I would be able to see all of my programs in English after the shop ran a conversion programme. This has not worked at all. The program did convert most of my windows to English but in the process lost all of the programmes that were preinstalled by Acer. I restored these using a factory restore disc but this converted my Windows back to Spanish. My question is this "Is it possible to obtain a factory restore disc that will install everything in English". I have contacted Acer support in England and they have referred me to Acer Spain. Suprisingly when I contacted Acer Spain they referred me to Acer England.

Any help would be much appreciated.
 

A:Change of language of Windows Vista

Hi and welcome to TSG...

The only people that could supply an English Recovery disk for your system from would be Acer. You could buy a full copy of Windows Vista, but you would not get any of the programs preinstalled by Acer.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-of-language-of-windows-vista.817453/
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I sent a message to Kari, he should be checking in soon.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/302999-how-change-language-windows-vista.html
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i just bought a new laptop from ebuyer uk, an Asus A7U-7P274C
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/139075

when i turned it on the first installation screen gave me the options of german or italian, so i chose italian expecting to skim through the setup then change the language in the control panel. anyway i got to the control panel, got into the language settings and chose english (united states) but the display language is still italian.

ive searched countless forums and tried everything, i would update but the laptops not yet connected to the internet and i cant understand any of what its asking/telling me. help would be MUCH appreciated
 

A:vista in italian???, new laptop, change language to english

problem solved, gave up on changing the language i just rebooted the laptop to its factory default, thanks anyway
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-in-italian-new-laptop-change-language-to-english.724139/
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Hello,

Can anyone tell me if i can change the language of windows vista from spanish to english? I have just bought a spanish pc and the OS is in spanish - doh!

Its got vista home premium. Some sites say that i just need to install the language pack, whereas elsewhere i have been reading that i need vista ultimate to download the MUI or LIP packs.

Can anyone cleverer than me clear this up?

thanks for any help.

Lee.

A:Can i change the language of vista home from spanish to english?

check for the language packs on windows update optional downloads

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/can-i-change-the-language-of-vista-home-from-spanish-to-english-171140.html
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Hi

I have just purchased a new Notebook , its on its was via postal service so Im trying to find info before I get it.

It comes loaded with Windows Vista but German version becuase I purchased it in Germany. Is it possible I can change language to English ?

If not is their any other way I can load Vista in English ?

Thx for any info...

I know with windows XP you can simply borrow a CD in English and use your own Key, this possible with Vista...
 

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Hello guyz ..

i've download lp-en-us form microsoft.com

herehttp://www.download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update/v3-19990518/cabpool/lp-en-us_c38cb05f3146b642c95743633998808fa5229875.exe

but it seems that it does not work on Vista Home Premium only work on Vista Ultimate ..

and I heared there is no en-us.mui ( English Language pack ) for Vista Home Premium ..

I wanna change my system Language form Arabic 2 English , i have not found any MUI for Windows Vista Home Premium even microsoft.com
so , can anyone help me ?

 

A:req : change my system Language in Win Vista Home Premium

You are quite right.. it is only for ultimatr.Dont know of any work arounds for it, either, sorry
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/req-change-my-system-language-in-win-vista-home-premium.704651/
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Hi, Ms only made this natively possible in the ultimate version, however I have not tested this though the reports are positive :-
http://www.froggie.sk/

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/please-can-somebody-how-i-can-change-windows-vista-home-premium-edition-language-from-371607.html
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A:Change language in windows 8 single language OS pack

Hi Hi thiru79, Welcome to Eight forums,

Check this link.

Display Language - Change in Windows 8

Keep us posted.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/36150-change-language-windows-8-single-language-os-pack.html
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A:how to change the language of operating system to English language

you can get english version of service pk3 here Windows XP Service Pack 3 Download - Softpedia

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/how-to-change-the-language-of-operating-system-to-english-language-630794.html
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OHello,
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A:My Windows Vista is Norvegian language, I need English language.

If you have the multi language installation disc, you can change the language during a reinstallation. If it is a Norwegian only, then you are stuck unless you can borrow an English installation disc and activeat with the key that is on the COA sticker (on the bottom of the laptop).

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/348640-my-windows-vista-norvegian-language-i-need-english-language.html
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A:Change Language

what os is it? usually you can change the language in control panel > regional settings.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language.879789/
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A:I can't change the language

Hi try this LINK and post back if you have any difficulties.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/i-cant-change-the-language-370551.html
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A:How can I change the language in XP?

I believe that you will need to purchase the french version of xp. I think that you can change the keyboard options to French in the regional settings in control panel but to change the version of windows you will need a French version of the software.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-can-i-change-the-language-in-xp.906043/
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A:How to change the language?

Hello Ardebeli,

Sorry, but you will only be able to change the display language in the Vista Ultimate and Enterprise editions, and not in a Vista Home Basic.

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/297678-how-change-language.html
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my Version is windows home basic 64bit

Thanks

A:How can i change the language

Hey renad, welcome to the forums. A quick search in the Tutorials section would have helped you with this!

Region and Language - Change

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/252795-how-can-i-change-language.html
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A:How to change PC language?

Basically, you are looking for an utility, which will help you to open up bios and translate it yourself?

Such programs do exist for some BIOS vendors. But problem is, that there are some many vendors and versions of firmwares that it is not possible to create a universal editor. And most of those firmware are available only in English versions.

There will be no visible reaction of Windows 7 to a new BIOS, whether officially patched or not offically (if your won't brick your computer of course and it will start).

There used to be a custom patcher for BIOS firmwares, that allowed motherboards to recognize bigger hard drives. Those things were totally home made and Windows run smothly on those computers with non-orginal firmwares.

Changing bios - whether that is it's language, ability to read bigger HDDs, SLIC information or some other information in it, will take no affect on language of Windows itself (menus & help files).

Language feature of Windows 7 is independent. You would have to have Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise (for corporations only) where you can legally change Windows language yourself, but that feature is not auto-configuring (you have to manually select it and download some Language Interface Pack [LIP] files).

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/226282-how-change-pc-language.html
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A:change of language

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You haven't told us which version of Windows 7 you're using, but you need Windows 7 Ultimate to take advantage of 34 language packs.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/197504-change-language.html
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now,
before you all start telling me to go to Configuration panel then to Regional options date and language i want to tell you that i have already tried that several times before and it hasnt worked i personally think that i dont have the english language pack installed wich is pretty weird as its a pretty expensive PC anyway , hope you can help me out ive been to a couple of other forums and havent found a solution yet.

ty

A:Cannot change language on my PC

Hi and welcome to TSF

I don't think you can convert XP to a different language. You have to purchase the English language version of XP.

BG

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cannot-change-language-on-my-pc-508033.html
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A:how to change language.

You would need MUI language packs, which are not available for Vista Home Premium -

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925471

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/how-to-change-language-576287.html
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A:Change Language for XP2

If Windows is Chinese version, you can't.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language-for-xp2.721230/
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A:change language

A simple google search and we have your answer.

Display Language - Change

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/308603-change-language.html
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A:language change

You can change it to French without having Windows 7 Ultimate. Check out my thread here.

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A:win 7 language change

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A:Change language in IE 6

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CT
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language.943394/
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A:Change Language

Hi,
I hope this Microsoft guide is what you are looking for?
"Windows XP supports more than 100 languages and dialects. Typically, you use one primary language on your computer. However, with Windows XP, you can set up multiple languages, and then switch between them with just two mouse clicks. A multiple-language setup is useful if you often send and receive documents in different languages. If your computer is used in a multilingual household, you can configure each user account with a different language."

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...rlanguage.mspx

Richard
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language.792762/
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A:How to change OS language?

Hello FlorinSabin,

Sorry, but only the Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise editions allow you to change the display language from the original language it was installed as.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/226065-how-change-os-language.html
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A:change language

http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/r.../changeUI.mspx

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/change-language-406797.html
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If anyone could back me up on this or help me out, it would be great. Thank you.

Regards

Steve
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/language-change-on-the-fly.409289/
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A:Help with Language Change Please!

closed duplicate
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-with-language-change-please.1091402/
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A:How to change OS Language?

Both Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise editions can be completely transformed to any of the available 35 languages. In addition of the installed original language, the rest 34 are offered as optional updates. Installing language packs is easy and effortless, you can change the display language of all user accounts to what you want to, and set a "master" language in which all new user accounts are created.

For instance all my rigs have user accounts in Finnish, English, German and Swedish. This laptop I am typing this post has an original German Windows 7 Ultimate, the mentioned three other languages available in other user accounts and the master language set to English, meaning that all new accounts created will be English.

Here's some additional reading about language packs:Display Language Packs - Install and Uninstall
Display Language - Change
Windows7 users & languages
Language packs - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows
Windows 7 language packs are available for computers that are running Windows 7 Ultimate or Windows 7 Enterprise

Kari

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/143607-how-change-os-language.html
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ty

A:how to change xp os language??

Hi laptop_smasher,

The only way to change the basic Windows language is to install the correct version for that language. Changing the regional settings and so on doesn't change the language Windows uses for basic input and output.

Sorry

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/how-to-change-xp-os-language-423227.html
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Thanks.

A:Is it possible to change language name?

Are you talking about changing the language of your Windows 8 user name?

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/59953-possible-change-language-name.html
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A:Change language

Not sure which edition you have, see here...

Display Language - Change in Windows 8

even Core Single Language editions' language can be changed - more difficult and the proviso is it has to be done offline

Add and Remove Language Packs Offline Using DISM

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/49300-change-language.html
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Hello, I am new to Vista. I received my laptop with spanish keyboard and spanish Windows. I love my spanish keyboard but I do not like the spanish Window.

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A:Change Language

Originally Posted by aderegil


Hello, I am new to Vista. I received my laptop with spanish keyboard and spanish Windows. I love my spanish keyboard but I do not like the spanish Window.

Is there a way to change my windows language to english without installing vista from scratch?



Hello aderegil, and Welcome to the Forum.

Have a look here;http://www.froggie.sk/index.html

I hope this helps

Pooch

http://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/223211-change-language.html
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Heyy everyone, my first proper post on SF

Im posting this for a friend!

So my friend bought this Compaq Mini CQ10 laptop/netbook over in spain, and bought it over to the UK.
When he got it home and first time booted he noticed it was in Spanish, with Spanish keyboard.

So my question is, can i change it from Spanish to English? its running Windows 7 Starter.

Thanks for any help/tips in advanced!
Daniel =)

A:Change language?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by smurfyy


Heyy everyone, my first proper post on SF

Im posting this for a friend!

So my friend bought this Compaq Mini CQ10 laptop/netbook over in spain, and bought it over to the UK.
When he got it home and first time booted he noticed it was in Spanish, with Spanish keyboard.

So my question is, can i change it from Spanish to English? its running Windows 7 Starter.

Thanks for any help/tips in advanced!
Daniel =)


To change languages for the instructions here. Display Language - Change


Yes they apply to win 7 as well

Ken

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/95196-change-language.html
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A:Change language

Hello shafeeulah, Welcome to TSF!

Providing you have an English version of Windows? XP installed, this should not be a problem...to change the language, please try this...

Go Start > Control Panel (Switch to Classic View) > Regional and Language Options > Regional Options > Change the Language to English (United States) > Advanced > Change the Language to English (United States).
You may be asked to insert your Windows? XP CD-SP2, if so follow the on screen prompts.
Once finished Apply > OK...reboot the computer.

Post back with the results.

Kind Regards,

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/change-language-242110.html
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A:Change UI language

Hi, Please see this:

http://groups.google.com/group/micr...efa287be803/7ce78169749d34e7#7ce78169749d34e7

You would have to order the other language and install that way.

Here's some places that may sell Windows XP in other languages

http://www.google.com/search?source...G:2006-05,GGLG:en&q=Windows+XP+French+edition

I'd be looking on eBay...
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-ui-language.496119/
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A:Language change

isch duetch nien vunderfull?

The CD you install windows with has to be an english version. Unless it's just the keyboard layout and such, but if your start menu says something weird, you should probably call the folks at Microsoft to arrange a new installation CD delivery.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/language-change.651122/
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See if this helps: http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/reference/win2k/setup/changeUI.mspx
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/change-xp-language.58309/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/language-change-xp.888093/
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A:Change language

What do you mean by language? Do you mean typing language or the interface language?

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language.881561/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-can-i-change-dialog-language.216395/
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Adding/editing......................

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-7-language-change.959511/
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Answers.com - How to change Windows vista language from french to english

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-language-settings.1037699/
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And please go slow on the technical terms, i am not that computer savvy.
thx
 

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