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How to know which license version has an XP installed system [duplicate]

My friend has a notebook with Windows XP Professional installed. I would like to understand which version exactly is and which license type is referred to. The sticker reports an OEM pre-installed XP ...
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Rosetta Stone v5.0 on OS X and failed activation with “Error 8111”

I've purchased a downloadable version of Rosetta Stone (Spanish) v5.0 recently. It can be installed on two computers simultaneously. My Mrs. and I got the same copy of the installer, installed it ...
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Force Google Chrome Browser to use google.com

I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in. I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in. ...
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Word 2013 - Default fonts for multiple languages?

When working with multiple (more than two) languages in the same document, how can one set a separate default font for each one? This is required in my case since the languages have unique scripts. ...
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How to find localised Microsoft Windows service names?

My Internet searched brought up several service names that are turned on by default on windows but might not be worth the resources they use. Specifically most of corporate/big network services can be ...
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How to set a right-to-left paragraph in a Tumblr post?

Tumbler used to allow right aligned paragraphs, which is useful in RTL languages (e.g., Hebrew or Arabic). In the past, I'd create Right-to-Left paragraphs - by entering either of the following in the ...
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how to fix a spreadsheet language?

I am building a spreadsheet and I would like to ensure that all the content is in English, even when the spreadsheet is shared with users having another language set in Office. An example when it is ...
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It is legal to reinstall OEM Localized Windows with English Windows? [closed]

I have bought Laptop with Windows 8 CZ (Czech localization). I would like to re-install the laptop with Windows 8 EN. It is legal to install English Windows if I bough Czech Windows? Where should I ...
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How do I test the localization of a website by changing local settings?

I published an application in the Google play store and the description should be supporting localization. How can I change my local localization? Is it the Windows 7 settings? The browser settings? ...
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Wireless hostednetwork / AD HOC network Configuration?

I'm attending a conference in two weeks, i have a 8 page mobile website i designed for the Android 10.1 tablet. Last conference the company was lucky enough to have a good wifi connection. However ...
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Can you make Windows 7 not localize folder names?

I am running preinstalled Windows 7 Home Premium (Nordic, in Finnish for me). My C:\ folder of course has the Users folder, but its name is in Finnish. Clicking on the folder name in Explorer shows ...
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How to prevent Excel to use the OS regional settings for date patterns in formulas

According to this question I have the following problem: I want to use some Excel function (not the cell formatting) like TEXT(A1, {date_pattern}) But the person who answer my previous question make ...
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How to set different ANSI codepages for different legacy Windows applications?

Unfortunately there is still a lot of Windows applications that use legacy character encodings instead of proper Unicode. Windows control panel allows to choose one codepage for all of them but I use ...
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Disable localized sorting in Windows Explorer

I live in Denmark where we have some regional letters. These also have alternative spelling e.g. å can be spelled as aa, but these are practically never used. Though I have an English Windows 7 ...
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See reviews in all languages - all regions in windows store

When I open Store app in Windows 8.1, I see very little reviews for application, because the app is only showing reviews in Czech. Is it possible to set it up to show all reviews? I am using English ...
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Built-in mail application is not localized on a multi-language Windows 8.1

I have a fresh install of the English version of Windows 8.1. Two users are configured : one uses the English UI, the other uses the French UI. I also got the Office French language pack configured ...
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Windows 7 boot manager not localized on UEFI system

I'm running an Italian version of Windows 7, which includes a localized boot manager. However, I recently replaced my motherboard with a new one based on UEFI firmware instead of BIOS (Asus Z87 ...
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Windows 7: L10N mechanics

I have a localized version of Windows 7. I can't figure out where windows gets the names for files and directories on the system. For instance, consider the following (default) files. > cd ...
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English - India's Currency and number format is not available

I am using Windows XP Service pack 2 (2002), I need Indian (Locale) Number and Currrency formats , but the "English - India" is not available in languages bar , I customized the Dollar symbol and ...
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Preserving accented letters in small caps in French in Word

I have a Word document where the section titles are in small caps. This document is in French. Accents in the small caps text disappear, e.g. “Caractères accentués” comes out as CARACTERES ACCENTUES. ...
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Translation of default folder names in Windows

Windows (all versions) folders have their standard names such as Users, Documents, Local Settings etc that are unfortunately translated in other language versions, and thus instead of the names that ...
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HOW: Ubuntu Linux in Bengali?

How to change my Ubuntu setup in Bengali language ? I want every menu, every text to be in Bengali. Once I had a very old version of Fedora which had this feature, but I can't find it in Ubuntu.
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Why are some apps showing their keyboard shortcuts in another language?

I'm using Windows 7 at work (not by choice) and while I have the OS and keyboard language set to English, it seems like some apps still display keyboard shortcuts in German (e.g., Strg+Umschalt+J). ...
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Change language of error messages in Windows 7 x64

My Windows 7 installation had Russian localization. When I encountered errors, I thought to translate the errors to Google into English. I decided to change the display language to English. In ...
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Internet Explorer - selected language is changing to English when opening a new window

When opening a new window in IE8 or IE9 (doesn't matter if using a link or window.open), my selected keyboard language is changing to English (doesn't matter what was the previous selection, tried it ...
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What exactly is the consequence of changing the “system locale” in Windows 8?

I read http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/change-the-system-locale (windows 8 linked me to this help page) and I still can't completely understand what that means. In which way is the ...
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How to deal with localized commands lines

I'm trying to write a python script to run on Windows (XP and up). Now this script calls "schtasks" to schedule some command in the future. The problem is that the script may run on machines with ...
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How to use LC_MESSAGES=C with gcc every time?

Currently I'm using Ubuntu with my system locale and language set to Japanese. However I'd like to have it always displaying gcc messages in English as it would be easier for me. I found here if I ...
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How can I ping a non-english hostname in Windows?

Does windows support non-english hostnames? In such a case what is the netbios name of the host and how can I ping it from the command line?
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Can't find Swedish language pack for English FireFox 15

I can't seem to find information on installing a Swedish language package on my machine. The language is not listed on the Firefox website and the hits on Google I got led nowhere (or, rather, to the ...
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Change the currency symbol for turkey from TL to ₤ in my

I want to change the currency symbol of turkey from "TL" to "₤". I am using windows7 OS. In the control panel->Region and Language->Formats->Additional Setting->Currency->Currency Symbol is TL and in ...
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Remove XML node in Notepad++

I have a large XML with the structure below. Now, I want to get rid of the <tuv xml:lang="en-GB"><seg>CONTENT</seg></tuv> nodes, so for each unit only the de-DE part stays ...
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Diacritics in Firefox under Linux

The diacritics in Firefox are shifted right under Linux. I wonder how can I make them normal? I use Liberation fonts. Text: o̯equie̯ Image of what I get:
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How do I type the backslash/Yen/¥ character on Japanese Windows?

I am running VirtualBox on a Ubuntu 12.04 host with a US keyboard. The virtual machine is running Japanese Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard). I want to cd \ from the Command Prompt. On Japanese ...
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wmic - localized values

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 ...
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How can I set Vim to obey accents of my spoken language?

When pressing w or e in sentences with accents (written in my native language), such as the first one (marked **) here: **Éj-mélyből fölzengő** - csing-ling-ling - száncsengő. Száncsengő - ...
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Can two locales shared the same script file paths in Adobe Configurator 2.0?

I'm building a extension panel for InDesign using Adobe Configurator 2.0. For now, I'm supporting two locales: en_US and fr_CA. This is going well, I can set different locale-specific labels on my ...
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AppStore: how to use english only interface?

The thing is that, originally my account registered in Lithuania, and thnx god we don't have translate version of appstore. Because now I moved to Netherlands, I must change country in AppStore to use ...
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How to stop Chrome from behaving like a virus?

Some time ago I installed Chrome (as I need to test my websites in it), but it launched uncontrollable background processes and updates, so I uninstalled it completely... Now I decided to install it ...
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Chinese characters now show up as boxes

My folders on Windows 7 with Chinese characters in the names have now started showing up as boxes. I can still read Chinese characters off a webpage, but the rest are boxes.
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How to get English keybindings on localized Word

At work, I have a machine with a Norwegian Word 2010 installed. It uses localized keybindings, e.g. Ctrl-K for Italics instead of Ctrl-I, since Italics is called Kursiv in Norwegian. How can I ...
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Why is my google bookmarks in polish?

I am using google from Germany, occasionally I get it in German, but once I log in it goes back to English, as from my setup. Today, as a logged in user, I performed a search of "google bookmarks", I ...
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LibreOffice Calc function localization

I'm using LibreOffice 3.4.3 on Lubuntu. The locale I'm using is es_AR, I installed LibreOffice with sudo apt-get install libreoffice, then installed the Spanish language package with Synaptics ...
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How can I configure the Command Prompt to display French correctly?

Observe the following snippet: PS Z:\dev\windows\nc\NC.ProtoBuf> hg help qimport hg qimport [-e] [-n NOM] [-f] [-g] [-P] [-r REV]... FICHIER... importe un patch Le patch est insÚrÚ dans la ...
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nVidia hijacked a key combination, how do I reassign it?

This is a Windows 7 laptop with nVidia graphics and German localisation - so it has a Qwertz keyboard and the usual key mappings for it, like AltGr+Q for @ and AltGr+E for €. These two work as ...
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English keyboard shortcuts & multiple input language

I use the vim-like keyboard shortcuts on websites like gmail & twitter (e.g j, k, etc.). Often I need to switch to other non-English input language to write an email and at the same time, it would ...
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Recently moved back to the US after several years in Europe - why do some site still show prices in Euros?

I just moved back to the US after spending 3 years in Europe. I have visited a couple commercial sites (e.g., Amazon.com) pushing me towards their French sites. I have also seen some international ...
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Microsoft Office Localization

I have installed a language pack for Microsoft Office 2010 in order to be able to spell check another language. Now the Event Log messages for Microsoft Office are appearing in that language. The ...
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Customizing menu shortcuts in Firefox

I have several item in the context menu with the same shortcut character. How can I disable the shortcut for those items that I rarely use? In my case, the shortcut is "G_r_afik anzeigen" (probably ...
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How do services like Google Latitude geolocate my laptop PERFECTLY with no GPS?

How do services like Google Latitude, through my browser, obviously through my internet connection (Ethernet not Wi-Fi), obtain my location perfectly with only my current public IP address? By asking ...