MUI XP Home

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by boner, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. boner

    boner MDL Novice

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    #1 boner, Feb 18, 2013
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    I have a couple of questions. First, can I install English MUI into a Japanese version of Windows XP Home Edition. Second, Can I turn the XP Home into Pro? I have a Pro setupreg.hiv file from an English version of Windows XP. I am not sure if I can apply a setupreg.hiv from one language onto another. Thanks.
     
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    And why bother?

    Just install Pro from fresh!

    Not very difficult, links are everywhere here
     
  3. boner

    boner MDL Novice

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    The main reason is I know my Japanese XP Home does not have a virus, because it was actually bought from a store.
     
  4. tcntad

    tcntad MDL Guru

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    And our Pro dics doesnt have any either beacuse they're from MSDN, check SHA1 against MSDN's website.
     
  5. sebus

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    #5 sebus, Feb 18, 2013
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    @boner, lack of knowledge disguised as paranoia... what a combo!
     
  6. Oz

    Oz MDL Expert

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    How about you stop with your BS, you are not impressing anyone with your smart arse attitude
     
  7. Oz

    Oz MDL Expert

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    #7 Oz, Feb 18, 2013
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    Yes you can change a Home into a sort of Pro version that allows you to install MUI and a few other things

    Convert and Upgrade Windows XP Home to Professional Without Reinstalling/

    If it works on a Japanese version... guess you will find out. I have tried the above myself and it did work, though it is many years ago. After I could install a MUI on the "Pro"

    EDIT. Just remembered, I used an English version as base to install a MUI on. Don't think a non English version will take a MUI.
     
  8. boner

    boner MDL Novice

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    Thank you Oz. I am paranoid because I got infected with a virus on a bootleg copy of Windows XP Pro English. And yes, I have a lack of knowledge, that is why I am here.
     
  9. boner

    boner MDL Novice

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    Well, I am new here, so I do not even know about any links, or Pro discs. Where can I find these links?
     
  10. boner

    boner MDL Novice

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    By the way, it is possible to throw in an English Pro setupreg.hiv onto a Japanese XP Home?