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30 Aug 2009   #1
zakka1da

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Windows 7 Professional

Hi mates, I installed Professional version of Windows 7 (final RTM) and then saw that I can't install any additional languages on this english version. Is there any way how to do that? Thanks for any replies.


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30 Aug 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zakka1da View Post
Hi mates, I installed Professional version of Windows 7 (final RTM) and then saw that I can't install any additional languages on this english version. Is there any way how to do that? Thanks for any replies.
Legally Languages can only be installed in ultimate.

ken
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30 Aug 2009   #3
zakka1da

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Badluck, can't understand why is THIS option blocked in Professional edition... some silly heads in Redmont?!
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30 Aug 2009   #4
Antman

 

Perhaps I was mistaken. I thought Ultimate simply included all of the MUI, and the necessary MUI packages could be downloaded and applied to other versions.

I was mistaken, wasn't I? I have pre-ordered the wrong version for a Spanish speaking friend.
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30 Aug 2009   #5
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

You should be able to download and install any additional language packs from MS Update...

They will be under optional updates. Try that.

~Lordbob
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30 Aug 2009   #6
Antman

 

Hmm. So the OP has a fixable problem? Try Windows Update.


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30 Aug 2009   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
So the OP has a fixable problem?


NO!

That is not allowed to happen. Quick, someone do something before it can be fixed!

~Lordbob

NOTE: To the OP, that is just a joke, no worries.
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30 Aug 2009   #8
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

The way I understand things is that only ultimate allows multiple languages to be installed concurrently, I am not sure what the EULA states about the changing of languages in the Pro Version. In vista I recall it was prohibited in certain SKUs. As pro is a new SKU I think only Microsoft can state the actual situation
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30 Aug 2009   #9
Jventure

Win7 RTM ITA MSDN-AA
 
 

you can change language in any version of Windows7 if u change language on support before install it, u can have only one language active

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Deploying an image that contains multiple languages, but only one language is activated as the default.

Licensing requirements state that Windows 7 can include only a single language, with the exception of the Windows 7 Ultimate and the Enterprise editions. These are referred to as single-language editions. When multiple language packs are added to a Windows image and a single-language edition of Windows is deployed, during Windows Welcome (OOBE) users are prompted to select the language they want to use from a list of available languages. Once that language is selected, and the computer is restarted, all other language packs will be deleted from the computer by the language-pack removal task.
refer Microsoft Technet


there are many tutorial on the net for substitute English language on windows7 iso
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31 Aug 2009   #10
zakka1da

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I know there are possibilies to substite english but I downloaded genuine image with genuine key and don't want to make naythink with the .iso - Only can't understand why is it blocked and article above sloving nothing...
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