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Windows 7: Windows 7 business to Windows Ultimate

11 Mar 2014   #1
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Windows 7 business to Windows Ultimate

I just acquired a Dell Inspiron 3000 Desktop Intel core Windows 7 (business) I discovered that I can't write accents--a handicap since French is my maternal language. It was suggested that I could do so with Windows7 ultimate. Can you confirm that, and what would be the best way to get the proper program? Thank you!


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11 Mar 2014   #2
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You can change the language with Ultimate, is that what you want to do ?

From the web:

Language packs: If you check Windows Update right now using Windows 7 Ultimate, you’ll find more than 30 language packs waiting for you. These packs change the Windows 7 interface completely, allowing you to display menus, dialog boxes, and other elements in a language other than the base language your copy of Windows uses. If you use a lesser edition of Windows 7, you can always install a language input pack, which translates about 80% of the Windows interface but leaves the remaining 20% in the base language. For multilingual Windows users, this could be a big deal.

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11 Mar 2014   #3
Kari

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You do not need language packs to type in French. Simply install French as input language, see the tutorial here: Keyboard Input Language - Add or Remove

A French language pack available for Windows 7 Ultimate is only needed if you want your whole Windows being in French instead of English.

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