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My Windows Vista is Norvegian language, I need English language.

Q: My Windows Vista is Norvegian language, I need English language.

OHello,
I have Windows Vista Home SP2,
I need to change PC language from Norvegian to English,

Thank you.

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Preferred Solution: My Windows Vista is Norvegian language, I need English language.

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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).

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Can anyone help me with this problem?
 

A:Unknown language display of menus for English language setup!

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I have been installing Portuguese PhotoStory 3 on my windows 7 machine.

It install OK. I reboot. When I invoke Photostory 3 I am expecting to find it in Portuguese, ... but its still in English.
I used the official PhotoStory3Portuguese(Brazil).msi

Here's the question:
Even if I install the Portuguese version, does it still look at the OS language when invoked and say "well, your OS is in English so I am going to display in English" ?

(ps: I have the same issue on my XP machine...)

A:Installing foreign language software on an English language win7 OS?

Could you please share a link for that msi-file, if that is possible?

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I have a friend that just purchased a new Gateway laptop and he needs to
change the language from English to Polish. Can anyone tell me how to do this?

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I have Windows XP professional service pack three, but i can`t understand the
instructions inside because the language of the installer is not English, i don`t know what language is it..

Please tell me what to do.
How can i change the language of the installer ?

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

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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

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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
 

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I have a new Windows 8 laptop with a US keyboard. When I set the display language as English (United Kingdom), it says "Unavailable in this version of Windows". Please tell me how to use English (United Kingdom) as Windows display language with an English
(United States) keyboard layout.

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Failing to repair my old Dell, I bought a Lenova laptop with XP Professional here in China. Unfortunately, the only guaranteed method for getting Windows in English is to buy an original CD, which is 1,900 RMB (187 GBP). That's far too expensive for me. However a friend says he may be able to install Windows 7 Ultimate, to which a language packed can be added that allows the language to be English.

But he hasn't tried it before and isn't sure it will work. Does anyone know about this?
 

A:English-Language Windows in China?

Windows 7 costs just as much as WinXP, and you would also need a license key.

There are other operating systems that are "free", such as Linux, which may be a better option if you are looking to save money.
 

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Hello there

I got a PC that has German language installed.

I do not understand anything, can I download and install English Language Pack for that windows XP SP2 without total format?

Thanks

A:Windows XP English Language pack?

you usually have to buy the english version of windows to get english

Windows PowerShell 1.0 English Language Installation Packages for Windows Server 2003 and for Windows XP

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Hi everybody!

My concern here is that I would want to switch my "French" Windows XP into an "English" one. Indeed, I am going to give my laptop to a Nepalese friend, and he cannot read French.

Thank you for your assistance!

A:Switch Windows XP language from French to English

Hey,

The problem is that there is no ?switch? to change the language. You can change the keyboard layout but not the language of Windwos itself. In such cases you have to make a new and clean installation of Windows using installation disk.

I don?t know what notebook you have exactly but all drivers and tools for your Toshiba notebook you can find on Toshiba homepage.

By the way: If you install XP, I would recommend Service Pack 3. It contains important security updates.

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I'm trying to change the XP "Regional/Language" from English to Spanish. After rebooting, it stays as English. The default now say's Spanish. I've even installed the language pack for Spanish from CD.
 

A:change Windows XP language fr English to Spanish

Hi,
Does this help at all?
 

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I was doing a crossword puzzle online and all of the sudden a couple of windows flashed across the screen and the language changed from all English to a mixed English and Arabic (I believe). The menu bar at top of screen is gone too. HELP!
 

A:Language on my computer changed from English to English and (I believe) Arabic

Press the Windows flag key + R and in the Run open field type: intl.cpl (press enter)
Check that the drop down box under “Format: English” is set to “Match Windows Display language (recommended)"

I would be a little leery that something malicious may have been installed on the computer to cause this unwanted change. You may want to update and run any AV and or anti-malware programs you may have installed.
 

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Hi, I bought my pc with Windows 7 Pro in Spanish. I know I can't add any other language packs with this edition. I don't want or need multi lang support, I just want my OS in English. How can I do that with out having to reinstall Windows from scratch?
Thanks in advance

A:Change my Language Pack to English (Windows 7 Professional)

There's no mystery. You are not supposed to use "direct download" links for language packs that are only delivered (automatically) if you either use a multi-language edition of Windows (Ultimate, Enterprise) or a server edition (2008 R2). The "DISM" command
can be used to deploy single-language editions of Windows from a multilingual Windows Image, like stated in your link, but it's purpose isn't to change the UI language of a bought, single-language Windows SKU."192 GB ought to be enough for anybody." (from the miniseries "Next Generation's Jokes")

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Hello,
  I'm attempting to evaluate SCCM, and have created an evaluation environment in Vmware.
I want to create a windows 7 Pro based virtual machine as that company will not be moving to windows 10 for 3 or so years, as it's update process looks too risky and fault-prone.
I have 2 unused boxed retail versions of windows 7 Pro and ultimate.
While I have these DVDs, I'm looking to get the iso version for a virtual install.
But after going to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows7
and verifying the code, the mandatory Product Language dropdown lists 25 languages from Arabic to Ukrainian, but not english (No British English, No US english nor any other).
Is this an error on Microsoft's website or a deliberate act. Is it acceptable to create an ISO for this purpose from the retail media? (Used to be able to do these evaluations without hassle using my old Technet subscription, without this petty time-consuming,
goodwill burning behaviour from Microsoft.)
Edit:
No English, Spanish, French, German. Doubt that's accidental.

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hello all,, recently i installed windows 7 on my system,,but i want to install a chinese progam on my windows 7,,when the installation menu pop up..it shows all scrambed character,,,i couldn't figure out which button to click to install..

any idea how i can fix this,, a language pack or patch i can install to fix this or some sort?? any help would be great, i need this chinese program installed....thx a lot!!

A:other language(chinese traditional big5) install on english windows 7

It depends on what version of Windows you are using.. Language packs can only be used on Windows Ultimate, or Windows Enterprise versions....

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Greetings,

An IT staff at a company where I have been working seems to be unable (or lazy enough) to install an English Language Pack on a French Version (a base installation) of Windows 7 Enterprise via Windows Updates.

When launching the update with English Language Pack selected all seems to work well til a certain moment of an installation.
The process is stopped with an error message and the update is not applied.

I cannot believe that the IT technician keeps assuring me that the operation is impossible to achieve.

I would appreciate any suggestion or advice leading me to manage to get the English Language Pack installed.

Thank you in advance.

A:Impossibility to Install English Language Pack on Windows 7 Enterprise

What is the error message/number?

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Greetings,

An IT staff at a company where I have been working seems to be unable (or lazy enough) to install an English Language Pack on a French Version (a base installation) of Windows 7 Enterprise via Windows Updates.

When launching the update with English Language Pack selected all seems to work well til a certain moment of an installation.
The process is stopped with an error message and the update is not applied.

I cannot believe that the IT technician keep assuring me that the operation is impossible to achieve.

I would appreciate any suggestion or advice leading me to manage to get the English Language Pack installed.
Thank you in advance.

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Greetings,

An IT staff at a company where I have been working seems to be unable (or lazy enough) to install an English Language Pack on a French Version (a base installation) of Windows 7 Enterprise via Windows Updates.

When launching the update with English Language Pack selected all seems to work well til a certain moment of an installation.
The process is stopped with an error message and the update is not applied.

I cannot believe that the IT technician keeps assuring me that the operation is impossible to achieve.

I would appreciate any suggestion or advice leading me to manage to get the English Language Pack installed.

Thank you in advance.

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Hi, I am having a problem with installing the English language pack on Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. It is now in Polish since I am polish and the edition I have is called Windows 7 Ingresso which is basicaly a cut down version of Win7 with some great programs preinstaled and is also really fast. The thing is I like doing youtube tutorials to some programs and things like that, but can't because Windows is in Polish...

I tried installing the English Language Pack through Windows Updates but it gives me an error code 800736B3

Anyone got any ideas?

Any help much appriciated thanks

A:Windows 7 SP1 - English Language Pack Installation Error : 800736B3

Hello baertekxx12,

Peruse the link below to see if it provides any useful information.






Quote:
Microsoft has no publicly available information for error code 800736B3.
Other threads in Answers forums very strongly suggest that error code 800736B3 is a symptom of system corruption/damage, most often caused by, e.g., one or more Norton realtime-protection processes, an infection, and/or injudicious use of "Registry cleaners" (e.g., Registry Mechanic; System Mechanic; RegCure; Advanced SystemCare; AVG PC TuneUp; PCTools Optimiser; CCleaner).


Error installing any language pack using windows update - Microsoft Answers

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Hi all, I thought I'd share this with the community, as I myself had been looking for an answer for quite a time.

Scenario: English ex-pat living in Spain. Bought new laptop (Toshiba Satellite L500-20Z) with OEM Windows 7 Home Premium in Spanish. Want Windows 100% in English.

I'd been trawling through the threads, and had found these:
Completely change language of Ultimate installation? & win 7 language change

Googling also revealed I could only change the language if I had an Ultimate or Enterprise licence.

I had thought of downloading a legitimate English version Home Premium ISO from Digital River, but a format and clean install was a last resort - even though there's plenty of OEM bloat, I didn't want to risk some things not working or have problems trying to activate later. So I made a C: drive image, just in case.

Solution: Download MS English language Pack (don't forget to check the MD5 hash), download Vistalizator. The language pack won't install by itself - probably because the OS isn't Ultimate or Enterprise, but launch vistalizator (it doesn't install, just runs) and open the language pack from there.

The only thing is, I wanted my main account in English and a secondary user account in Spanish, but that isn't possible. I CAN still change back and forth between languages, but I have to do it through Vistalizator and reboot… The language settings in the control panel don't do anything, and the vistalizator language switch is a global change - ... Read more

A:SOLVED: Change language Windows 7 Home Premium OEM Spanish to English

I don't think this will stay here very long since vistalizator is a hack that violates the EULA.

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Failed to install .NET Framework 4.5.2 Japanese language pack on English version of Windows 8.1.

I changed UI language to Japanese from English in Control panel on Win8.1. Then, I installed .NET Framework Japanese language pack.
However, the installer stopped installation and shows messages like an "Unsupported environment".
Is there any way to install Japanese language pack?

????

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I had purchased Dell Inspiron 13" 7348 2-in-1 Laptop while in Japan. It came with Japanese Single Language Windows 8.1. Eventually I changed it to English by downloading English Language Pack.
Using Free Windows 10 upgrade by Microsoft, the laptop is upgraded, however it fails to change the base language to English.
Can someone help? 

A:Inspiron Laptop with Windows 8.1 Upgraded to Windows 10 can not change base language to English

Hello pmorwale,
I assume you've tried to follow Microsoft's directions?
windows.microsoft.com/.../using-multiple-languages

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Hello,
I have a machine Windows 7 installed base with English and Spanish language pack installed on it.
All other things show in Spanish except Windows Update in Control panel and Remote Desktop Connection are shown in English.
Can any one help on that.
Thanks,
Rasiq

RasiqM

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Well I am sure someone has asked this before but I have found multiple different answers and want to be sure not to mess up my system.

We moved to Germany about 5 months ago and we were in need of a new laptop. Without thinking twice I went down to the computer store and picked on up with Vista Home Premium. Never thinking that I would not be able to switch it to English without and issue. Well no I have an issue

Here is what I have found. Both of these websites claim to either have the LIP or an easy way to convert without VISTA Ultimum. Can someone verify for me that these sites are valid and it will not place a virus on my system.

Windows Vista Language Interface Packs (LIP)
and/or
Vistalizator - change display language in Vista Home and Business

Thank you,
Phwah

A:English Language

LIP is trustable, but they don't have an English LIP, which is ******** in my opinion.

I wouldn't trust anything to change languages in Home Premium or Business, because there has to be SOMETHING wrong with it.

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Hi there,

I am learning a different language and want to be able to type in it plus enter characters on my on-line course. I would also like to see the keyboard layout so I know how to get the special characters. Is this possible? And if it's really obvious, apologies for being thick...

Thanks!

A:How do I add a language other than English to my pc

Welcome to the Seven Forums
With Ultimate and Enterprise you should be able to use this tutorial Display Language Packs - Install and Uninstall
Jerry

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I bought the sony laptop with single language pack. The OS language is in spanish. I need to change the language to english. How to change the OS language in single language windows 8.

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.

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Hello my friend

I bought a new laptop here in japan
But Cant change my language to english
Also cant download language pack

Pls need help,,

A:Cant change language to english

..................Also cant download language pack ....................
Left click at Start button > Settings > Time & Language > left side, click Region & Language > right side, under Languages, click the + sign > scroll and find English > click it > select which English you want English (United Staes), English (United Kingdom), English (Canada) etc > click the selection >
You are now back on Time and language screen > click the English version you selected > click Option > language pack will be offered to you > install it.
When done, you will be back to Time & Language screen > right click the English > click Set as default.
You will have to restart the computer to initiate the switch from Japanese to English as display language.
You will find some items still carry Japanese language, but majority will be in English.

Hope this helps.
I used the same method to switch from English to Chinese as display language.
Adding/editing......................

The followings are screenshots to illustrate the change of English as display language to Chinese as display language.

English :

Chinese :

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I recently purchased a used acer laptop, and it operates with a russian version of windows vista. I need to get an English language pack for vista home premium. Any idea where I can find this??
 

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I thought I had the answer and I'm so disappointed. I just don't have anymore ideas.

At a lot of sites I get this sort of thing:

HTTP/1.1 200 Ok Set-Cookie: BIGipServerAncestry.com=1141876928.20480.0000; expires=Sun, 26-Mar-2006 02:31:28 GMT; path=/ Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 02:01:29 GMT Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0 p3p: CP="CAO DSP COR DEVa TAIa OUR BUS UNI NAV INT PRE" X-Powered-By: ASP.NET X-AspNet-Version: 1.1.4322 Set-Cookie: ATT=vQTICI-IfklV4pbBUB08ZG*CvPQyFIDAClRCAM; path=/ Set-Cookie:

That's just an example. I thought Microsoft Word was corrupted because if I tell the computer to search for something I get a message that Mirosoft Word 2002 is installing. After I hit escape abt three times it stops trying to install and goes away. If I just let it try to install it tells me it can't install. If I go to Uninstall Programs and tell it to uninstall Word it tells me it has to have the disc in order to uninstall. I don't have the disc it wants. So I installed Microsft Office XP Standard in hopes that it would delete all of the old stuff as it installed but apparently it didn't and I still have the problem.

Before that I thought Internet Explorer was the problem so I installed Firefox. It doesn't happen if I minimize the aol window, double click Firefox and go that way. But it still did it if I went through aol. I set Firefox as the primary browser and it still happened when I went through aol. So I took Internet Explorer off of the compu... Read more

A:Computer Language Instead Of English

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Hello my friend

I bought a new laptop here in japan
But Cant change my language to english
Also cant download language pack

Pls need help,,

A:Cant change language to english

..................Also cant download language pack ....................
Left click at Start button > Settings > Time & Language > left side, click Region & Language > right side, under Languages, click the + sign > scroll and find English > click it > select which English you want English (United Staes), English (United Kingdom), English (Canada) etc > click the selection >
You are now back on Time and language screen > click the English version you selected > click Option > language pack will be offered to you > install it.
When done, you will be back to Time & Language screen > right click the English > click Set as default.
You will have to restart the computer to initiate the switch from Japanese to English as display language.
You will find some items still carry Japanese language, but majority will be in English.

Hope this helps.
I used the same method to switch from English to Chinese as display language.
Adding/editing......................

The followings are screenshots to illustrate the change of English as display language to Chinese as display language.

English :

Chinese :

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I have a problem in windows xp where all the print options for each installed printer are in portugese.
The rest of the os is in english, and the regional settings are all english uk.
Has anyone ever come across anything like this, Even if you re-install the drivers or xp itself??
really weird.......

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I need help changing the OS into English.  Right now it's displaying most of it in a foreign language.
I tried the suggestions in video tutorials/articles.  I have set English to default (it's at the top).
I've gone to region settings also and everything there is set to English (US) in all the tabs.
I rebooted the computer and it's still not in english, meaning when I go into start menus/options or if I go into properties it's all in a foreign language.
 
Any help?

A:Change to English Language

Have you tried re-downloading the English language pack? 
 
https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/b8/2012/02/21/using-the-language-you-want/

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Hello,

Thank you in advance for your help, I have English win98 and English office 97.

My question is, very rarely I want to be able to type a line or two of Arabic in MS word97.

Is there a way of downloading Arabic fonts or keyboard layout to do this easily.

I do not want to reinstall Arabic win98 and Arabic office97.

Thank you very much for your help.

Mohammad R. Mazaheri.
 

A:Is It possible to type in other language than english in MS Word ?

You can add a language by going to control panel
selecting the keyboard options
and adding a language there ....

(that's how I added Greek)
then when you are in word you use either alt - shift or ctrl shift to flip between the 2 languages....(there should then be a little icon in your system tray that shows [EN]....for english and in my case when i flip [GR] for greek...

hope this helps
 

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I was given a computer by a neighbor running Win XP Home Edition, but it is all in Mandarin. I would like to change the language to English. Is there a way to do that? I tried several procedures I found online, but none of them worked, for various reasons.
 
One had a step-by-step method with detailed screenshots. It seemed like it might work, but all of the menus were in English, so they didn't match the Mandarin I saw on my screen.

A:How to change language from Mandarin to English

I would either:
 
a.  Contact person who gave you system and ask them to make changes required.
 
b.  Clean install an English version of XP.  IMO, this is the better option.
 
Louis

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Hi guys, I need some help here. I bought a laptop in Morocco and everything is in French. I don't know French and was wondering if I can configure my Windows Vista into English?

A:Configuring A Laptop Into The English Language

I will be interested to see what others say on this but I have found http://forums.techarena.in/showthread.php?t=833406andhttp://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista...3.mspx?mfr=truelooks like it might be possible with the correct tools but I am compleltey open to be contradited; lets both learn

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I download a registry cleaner and ran a system check with the software. After I rebooted, instead of showing english, it was showing symbols . any idea how to fix this problem?
 

A:Symbols showing instead of English language

Try restoring a backup the program might have made before "fixing" your computer.

You should definitely avoid Registry Cleaners, Boosters, Optimizers, TuneUp Utilities... This type of software will do a lot more harm than good. Most members coming here with WEIRD symptoms had their computer messed up by malware and/or registry cleaners. There have been reports from members saying registry cleaners had fixed a specific problem with their computer. Although it might be possible in some cases, legitimate files still in use will be deleted in the process, crippling some programs and Windows applications beyond repair.

Keep in mind that they will always find "errors" to fix, even on a fresh Windows install! In itself, this should be enough to convince non-believers...

Why I Don’t Use Registry Cleaners

Registry Cleaners and System Tweaking Tools

Do I Need a Windows Registry Cleaner?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic347491.html/page__p__1932993

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/997274-registry-got-messed-up-advanced.html

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1037175-pop-up-windows-stating-different.html
 

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hello, so my primary language is spanish and I use google.com , it always shows everything I search in spanish but a couple days ago google changed to english results. I then checked and found out that deleting the browsing history makes google change back to spanish but today it changed to English again.
 
I dont have any google account logged in, I would like to know why it keeps changing? my location is in the U.S but this only happens in my laptop, in my dektop it stays in spanish no matter what, please help, thanks

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How to change the laguage for Win XP to English? I have a Chinese XP at the moment but really need the English XP. I have attempted to change the language in control panel but only Chinese language is available.
I have Winxp CD but when installing it, it said that the language being used uncompatible with the language already installed and the option to upgrade this language is unavailable.
Does anyone know how to get English-language WinXP in this situation?
 

A:Change language for WinXP to English

Dat said:

How to change the laguage for Win XP to English? I have a Chinese XP at the moment but really need the English XP. I have attempted to change the language in control panel but only Chinese language is available.
I have Winxp CD but when installing it, it said that the language being used uncompatible with the language already installed and the option to upgrade this language is unavailable.
Does anyone know how to get English-language WinXP in this situation?Click to expand...
Maybe try this?

start/control panel/regional and language options.
.
 

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Hello,

I was uninstalling some non-Microsoft products. When I restarted the computer the English Language seems to have been deleted as well. So for every English text such as shortcuts, start menu and explore - they are symbols.

Does any one know how to fix this problem?

Thank you for your help

A:Removed the English language from my computer

G'Day pineapple, and Welcome to TSF!

Try this....

Go Start > Control Panel > Classic View > Regional Settings and Language > you should be able to alter the language to English [Australia: UK: US etc.].

Once you have completed the adjustments, you might have to reboot the computer for them to take effect.

Give this a try and post back with the results.

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Hi,

A friend of mine has Windows XP SP2. But its in arabic. Is there anyway to convert it into English. We tried going to Control Panel and Language Options but no English was available there.

Is reintsalling XP the only option? Thanx in advance
 

A:Change Language from Arabic to English

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i need to change the language on my current windows from polish to english. i'v tried doing it in control panel but that doesn't seem to work. pls help!!

A:changing the language from polish to english

Hi and welcome to TSF

You can only change some bits of XP into English via the Regional and Language options control panel.

If you want everything in English, then you must buy an English version of Windows XP, you cannot change Polish version into English as there are no English components included.

BG

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Since upgrading to Windows 8.1 my keyboard is no longer set to English (United Kingdom) - so I keep getting US keyboard settings for various characters like @ when typing ! In Windows 8 I could change the settings easily in Control Panel >Clock, Language, Region. But now when I go to Control Panel> Language it seems that English (United Kingdom) is only available as a download. I tried to download and install the update but although it downloaded OK it was taking so long to install that I cancelled the operation in desperation !

A:English (United Kingdom) language

since upgrading to Windows 8.1 I've had a number of problems, some I've been able to sort.

But I am having trouble getting the English(United Kingdom) version keyboard. In the Language section of the Control Panel it is shown as my preferred setting, but if I roll mouse over it then says it's 'available' to download. Tried that, downloaded OK but wouldn't install ('hung' for over 30 minutes doing nothing before I gave up and cancelled !). Didn't have this problem with Windows 8 (or any previous versions of Windows either). As far as I am aware all previous versions have had both US and UK versions installed requiring only the user to make a simple switch with just a couple of clicks !

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Does anyone know if this is possible? To be clear I am not talking about display language or input language as there are many posts about this.

Currently my settings are as I want them:

Display language : English
Input language : English (United States) - French
Format : English (United Kingdom)
Location : France

I did a clean install from USB (upgrade from OEM Win 7 Ultimate). My language was reset to French - probably as the original Win 7 machine was bought in France. I have changed the input/display to English but whenever I install software (today GoogleDrive, Dropbox, Lenovo drivers) the language picked up is the system language.

Is it possible to change this?

A:Change SYSTEM Language to English

Originally Posted by adamf


does anyone know if this is possible? To be clear i am not talking about display language or input language as there are many posts about this.

Currently my settings are as i want them:

Display language : English
input language : English (united states) - french
format : English (united kingdom)

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location : France you might want to change this. See picture below.

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i did a clean install from usb (upgrade from oem win 7 ultimate). My language was reset to french - probably as the original win 7 machine was bought in france. I have changed the input/display to english but whenever i install software (today googledrive, dropbox, lenovo drivers) the language picked up is the system language.

Is it possible to change this?



see picture below:

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After my administrator account had corrupted (but I created a new one), my windows changed its menu and other program languages (such as "Start" it displayed in Thai). I tried the regional settings but it also didn't work. Does any one ancountered the same problem? How can I fix this? What do I need to doenload? I nedd to change it back to English.
Thank you
 

A:language change help (Thai to English, please)

In Internet Explorer go to Tools/Internet Options and click on the Language tab then click on the Add tab and select English.
 

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Hello Everyone,
As I travel to the north on regular occasions, I bought a Lenovo G585 laptop in Spain, where I live. It had W.7.Home Premium installed in Spanish.
I have now upgraded it with the free installation of W.10.
As with all things downloaded in Spain, there is rarely a choice to obtain the download in English.
After the download I found a way to change the language into English.
That done, the keyboard no longer responded correctly!
I am also not able to use the search facility Cortana as it is unavailable in Spain.
Is there any way that I can have the W10 OS language in English AND make the keyboard respond to its designed (Spanish) keys?

(I am writing this on my desktop which has W7 Ultimate in English installed!)

Thanks in advance for any advice,

Regards,

Colinito.

A:Problem with setting English language

Yes you can and it is the same as in 7 if I remember correctly.

Search for Language in Control Panel. Click on Options in the English Language.



On Input Method click on Add Input Method and scroll down the list until you find Spanish. Then remove English.



This only affects your keyboard - no other regional or language settings are affected.

For Cortana to work you need your language, region and speech have to be the same - it doesn't care about the keyboard. If your language is US English you'll need to make sure you set your region to US as well. As region affects things like search results and news I leave mine where I am and don't use Cortana but it is up to you - I've just not found a use for it yet.

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