Question about the MUI Language Packs for Windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by CharlesBronson, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. CharlesBronson

    CharlesBronson MDL Novice

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    Hello everybody! I have a question about the MUI Language Packs for Windows 7. Is there any difference between an English version of Windows 7 with the French Language Pack applied and a natively French Windows 7 installation? Why does Microsoft release localized versions of Windows 7 when there are language packs available? Is anyone here running Win 7 with a language pack applied? Does it work perfectly? To those who answer my question, thank you very much.
     
  2. Brandrune

    Brandrune MDL Addicted

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    The only difference between these are the fact that you will have to install the MUI using the English version. The point that MS release both is that if a English IT Techician wanted to install a french version, it is hard for him to read the french options. Therefore they install it in English and just add the MUI to it. Then give it back to the customer...
     
  3. Michel

    Michel MDL Expert

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    Language packs are only available for Windows 7 Ultimate. I am using the English version with a dutch language pack and its working great. However i did a clean install on my laptop to see the diffrence between the english retail version and dutch version and i cant find any.
     
  4. CharlesBronson

    CharlesBronson MDL Novice

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    Thank you Brandon and Michel for such swift reply!
     
  5. X64_Bit

    X64_Bit MDL Novice

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    Hello :)

    With "Windows 7 Ultimate US" + "MUI pack French" ... Windows has changed in French, but not "help" (aide). Help is always in English, which is quite surprising.

    I just made a test in my "Vmware Ultimate"

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  6. Brandrune

    Brandrune MDL Addicted

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    Help is always in English. I have yet to see an OS that includes localized languaglitical help.
     
  7. Aras

    Aras MDL Novice

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  8. X64_Bit

    X64_Bit MDL Novice

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    for an English Windows? or also for a French Windows ?

    Or only in English for an "English Windows" with a "MUI pack" installed ?
     
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