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When using the wmic command, it is possible to specify a locale using /locale:ms_409 which means US English. I am using a German version of Windows XP, which displays some localized values when using querying information with baseboard. For example, when using the following commands, the locale does not to seem to make any difference. The value of Tag is displayed in English, while the one of Caption is displayed in German. How do you have to use the locale in wmic? Is it not possible to display these localized values in English, which is (as I suppose) the original language? And if not, what is the use of the possibility of specifying the locale?

wmic:root\cli>context
NAMESPACE             : root\cimv2
ROLE                  : root\cli
NODE(S)               : COMP
IMPLEVEL              : IMPERSONATE
[AUTHORITY            : N/A]
AUTHLEVEL             : PKTPRIVACY
LOCALE                : ms_407
...

wmic:root\cli>baseboard  get caption, tag
Caption       Tag
Hauptplatine  Base Board

wmic:root\cli>/locale:ms_409 baseboard get caption, tag
Caption       Tag
Hauptplatine  Base Board

wmic:root\cli>context
NAMESPACE             : root\cimv2
ROLE                  : root\cli
NODE(S)               : COMP
IMPLEVEL              : IMPERSONATE
[AUTHORITY            : N/A]
AUTHLEVEL             : PKTPRIVACY
LOCALE                : ms_409
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