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How to change .esd files to .cab files for Win 10 interface language change?

I want to change the interface language for my PC that has Windows 10 Single Language version. According to a thread here I need to download the language package from uupdump.net and change the .esd ...
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Change language completely and entirely in Windows 11

I've come to a thread in this forum (Cannot remove language pack on Windows 10 PC), through a link in this another thread: Windows 10 - Cannot remove one display language, to which I've come through a ...
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LXTerminal does not display Urdu characters correctly

I'm Chinese and I don't read Urdu, but I want to communicate better with Indians. In LXTerminal, the output looks like this, with some characters rendered as wingdings: In QTerminal the output seems ...
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PowerShell es-es Language Installation: ErrorCode -2147418113

I'm trying to install language with PowerShell run as admin on another computer but it fails with the ErrorCode: -2147418113 : PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Install-Language es-es Install-Language : ...
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How to install language packs for all existing and new users

I have to install 5 languages in an already Windows 10 installation : "fr-FR","ro-RO","es-ES","it-IT","en-GB" I have tried : $languagePacks = @("...
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Does windows insider not support multiple languages now?

The windows system that came with my computer is Windows 11 Home Chinese Edition, which makes my computer only display in Simplified Chinese. There are some errors reported in Chinese that prevent me ...
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Is editing a .mui file from a Windows language pack safe?

I had the idea to give some Windows 10 UI elements funny names. E.g. renaming the "Shut down" button. With ResourceHacker I think I found the file of the language pack that contains the ...
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Windows 10 How to install language pack offline?

At work I have a Windows-10 computer and the IT department helpfully blocked all Microsoft sites: thanks Microsoft for so frequent updates that they ate up all our traffic limit, so the IT decided ...
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Corrupted Windows Language - how to reinstall/fix using cmd/Powershell?

Don't ask me how exactly it happened, it just did. Just received a new laptop for work, which was set with "pt-BR" as default locale. Since I prefer using en-US (which helps with ...
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Any way to create custom language packs for windows?

I'm a conlanger (someone who creates/makes languages for fun) and I'm looking to somehow create or modify a windows language pack with custom symbols (i.e. I want to be able to type in this language). ...
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How to install simplified Chinese IME basic input features offline on Windows 11?

I want to add Chinese Pinyin IME on my Windows 11 PC, which requires addition package "Basic Input" to be installed. However my computer cannot install optional feature, language pack, ...
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How do I add spell-checking dictionaries without adding a keyboard layout in Windows 10?

I have 2 custom keyboard layouts that I've created using MSKLC. Now I want to add just spell-checking dictionaries. But when I add a new language, it adds another layout that I can't remove (the ...
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Windows 10 now displays English in some parts of non-English OS version

I recently started noticing parts of my Windows 10 OS in English when they should be in Portuguese, as it has always been. This wasn't a big deal, but it was nagging after a while so I wanted to ...
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Hashtag key not working

On my keyboard, I am not able to type the #, which is typed using shift+3.( I had to copy-paste this one from google) I don't know what happened, but it stopped working. I think it used to work ...
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Install Windows 10 language pack check box not available on a domain laptop

Windows 10 add language pack dialog should look like this: But for me it looks like this: https://www.windowscentral.com/how-properly-change-system-default-language-windows-10 I want to set the ...
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Windows believes it's in English, but it's in French, how to force it to be really in English?

Initially I had a French Windows 10 Professional (this is a work station, so several settings are controlled by the corporate admins, but I am admin on the machine). But I like my interfaces to be in ...
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Is there a way to make Chinese characters on Windows 10 larger, more readable or choose a different font?

The characters are too small, weird-looking and just hard to read. Is there a way to make the default font more readable, i.e. change it, turn it into a true-type or something?
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Why doesn't English (US) have speech recognition settings in Windows 10?

I have multiple windows 10 machines where above the keyboard options, I can click "Download text-to-speech" or something similar so I can use speech recognition, however I do no longer get ...
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Continuously "Response: Not available" Windows 10 event logs

I continuously gets the following event log in Windows 10 ver. 1809 LTSC: Fault bucket , type 0 Event Name: CbsPackageServicingFailure2 Response: Not available Cab Id: 0 Problem signature: P1: 10.0....
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Sysprep changing default language

I have a Windows 10 Enterprise system with these installed languages: English (United Kingdom) & Japanese (Japan) Now I run Sysprep on the machine, and for some reason, English (United States) is ...
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Windows 10 - Cannot remove one display language

A friend's Laptop came with windows 10 but, for some reason, had Polish language installed by default. I added the English and Greek language (these are the ones he needed) and setup English as ...
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Win10 will no longer boot or restore after removing language pack

I've been following this explanation to change the default language from Spanish to English on my Windows 10 Home Single Language edition (yes, I know, naughty). In a fit of frustration, I ...
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How to Change Language of Windows 10 Single Language Without Format

I'm working on a computer which has Windows 10 Home Single Language. The language cannot normally be changed on Settings since its Single Language version. So how do I change the interface language ...
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Change Win10 Dsiplay language to English - does not work fully

I have a new Dektop with Win10 Pro in German (installed by the Computer Seller) which I need to be entirely in English for a non German speaking colleague of ours. Now I have gone through the ...
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Can't download "Basic typing" pack in Windows 10

To search emojis, I need the basic typing pack installed: But this button doesn't work at all—nothing happens when I press it: I have Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 1809 10.0.17763.914.
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Manuall install for language pack Windows 10

I have Windows 10 1903 and I copied langage pack file Microsoft-Windows-Client-LanguagePack-Package_ar-sa~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~ar-sa~.esd ( SHA-1: 02a8a9a748d0f6213ab36b0ad2771901917c573d ) from ...
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How to fix the "program files" folder to get translated to our language?

I use Windows 10 Home, brazilian portuguese (upgraded from win 7, pt-BR too). I know that Windows makes a translation of its main folders to match the display language and be user-friendly to those ...
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Changing display language on Windows 10

I'm trying to change the display language of Windows 10. While I'm about to do that by following the instructions I found online, something unexpected happens. For almost all the walkthroughs on the ...
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Why does a Win32 application show Korean Characters correctly on one Windows 10 computer but not another with the same version and language packs?

Our company supports a Win32 App. One of our customers uses both English and Korean (Hangul) characters. One of the two computers displays Korean characters correctly in a particular set of fields, ...
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Remove language pack in windows 10

Introduction During the Windows 10 installation (new laptop, wasn't updating from 7 or 8) I was asked to choose which languages I wanted to add. I selected English US, my native language and English ...
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Does installing a language pack to Windows 10 completely change the language?

On Windows 10, you basically have 2 options for installing it in a different language: Install Windows 10 from the start Install Windows 10 in English and then add a language pack and then set system ...
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Unable to add language pack from Windows 10 ADK/PE add-on to Windows 10 ISO

Scenario: I want to add additional languages to the Windows 10 Pro installer so I can easily build Windows instances with packer by only changing the autounattend.xml file. I would like Windows 10 to ...
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How to find out which user is using a particular display language in Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Enterprise machine used by several users. Each of them has a separate user account and settings. Now that we need to upgrade to Windows 10, there is a problem with a full upgrade ...
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Windows 10: How do I install an input method without installing the associated language pack?

I'm running Windows 10 Pro, version 1803. It used to be that when I install a new input method, I would be given the choice whether to install the associated language pack along with the input method....
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Use only the custom dictionary for spell checking in MS Word

I would like to make MS Word use only the custom dictionary to spell check the Chechen language as it doesn't have any official spell check package available. Is there any way to turn off the main ...
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Cannot remove language pack on Windows 10 PC

I need to delete Russian language pack, but in Language settings 'Remove' button is not highlighted. When I try removing it with lpksetup.exe /u command in cmd it says 'Language is the system ...
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Win 10 1803 update has killed Japanese language keyboard

I have Japanese users in my group and once win 10 1803 is installed the language pack fails to work properly Tried the install on a fresh install and it also does not work. Any ideas other than ...
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How to improve the support of non-ASCII character in Windows File Explorer and Command Prompt of Windows English Version?

In the English Version of Windows 10 (Maybe 8, 7 have the same problem), If a file's filename is Chinese, Korean, Japanese or other non-ASCII language. Even if the fonts which support this language ...
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LibreOffce writer does not hyphenate (English UK, dictionaries are installed)

So I enabled hyphenation for my text style, but LibreOffice writer does not hyphenate a single line in a four pages text, obviously having a problem. If I call Tools > Language > Hyphenation... ...
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Set MS Office 365 display language ditterently for different apps?

Have Office 365 Professional. Wish to have display language Swedish in all apps but Excel to be able to use Functions in English (who got the stupid idea to translate function names anyhow?). Any way ...
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How can I remove hidden input languages in Windows 10?

When I try to change my input language, I get 4 choices. But when I actually enter the settings, I see only 2 choices. Here are some screenshots that will show you the difference choices I get base ...
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Default language mix up in Windows 10

I added a language (in Region & Language) and then I changed the default display language to the new language. It worked. Now when I changed the display language back to "English" again, it didn't ...
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Taiwan Windows10 usable in English?

I will be in Taiwan on business soon and am looking to purchase a Taiwanese brand laptop as a gift for a native English speaker. The laptop would come preinstalled with Windows 10. I know that ...
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Windows 10 Home Language Issue

I've just bought a USB copy of Windows 10 Home from aria.co.uk. For some reason, they have sent a German copy. On the USB stick, it says: WIN 10 German Home/Pro Does anyone know if I can simply ...
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Install IE 11 English in Windows 7 Chinese

I am using Windows 7 in Chinese. Previously it had an Internet Explorer 9 in Chinese. But I want to use an Internet Explorer in English. From this page, I have downloaded English-English-Windows 7 ...
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Are language packs still available for Windows XP?

I want to use Windows XP in a language (Mapudungun) which was supported in XP but not longer supported in further editions of Windows. For that I plan to install Windows XP using Virtual Box in my ...
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How to download and install all available languages in Windows 10?

For testing purposes I need to install all languages on Windows 10 and it would be nice if we have a batch script out there or bunde installer from Microsoft?
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Install language pack via command line

I want to install additional language pack to Windows Server 2016 Evaluation Edition as a part of packer or vagrant provisioning. I found this answer telling how to install additional language packs ...
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Vistalizator - Uninstall language that crashed the system

Recently, I tried to install a language using Vistalizator. I installed the required updates, changed the language and restarted my computer. The computer didn't boot up, so I had to restore my system ...
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Windows 10 cortana English (United Kingdom) fail

Is there any way to make cortana work in windows 10 on the English UK lang pack? I've set all the settings, reset all the settings, unset and reset all the settings but it just doesn't work. I have ...
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