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Windows 7: How do I add a language other than English to my pc

02 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 bit
How do I add a language other than English to my pc

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...


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02 Apr 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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With Ultimate and Enterprise you should be able to use this tutorial Display Language Packs - Install and Uninstall
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