[Question:] Is it possible to save language pack by tracking its download from WU?

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  1. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    #1 moderate, Aug 29, 2013
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    Hello,

    I just want to ask somebody skilled.
    When I add new language interface and Windows 8.0 (and 8.1) starts to download the languagepack from WU, is there any option to track this download and find the storage location of this MSI/CAB/MSU ...?

    If so, where is it stored?
    Is it deleted right after extraction?

    Thanks for any answer. :)
     
  2. Stannieman

    Stannieman MDL Guru

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    Probably in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution
     
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  3. ~Yoshi

    ~Yoshi MDL Junior Member

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    It should be possible. I once took Windows Media Player 9 setup from C:\WINNT\SoftwareDistribution\Download in Windows 2000. In Windows 8 this will likely be C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download.
     
  4. remco8264

    remco8264 MDL Junior Member

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    #4 remco8264, Aug 29, 2013
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    Yes, this is possible. I used that yesterday to help someone on Neowin to install language packs: neowin.net/forum/topic/1173119-unable-to-change-windows-8-language/#entry595908135 (steps 4 and 5)
     
  5. moderate

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    Thanks...
    I'll try that in W8-1 to gather all three langpacks I need (server, clientx64, clientx32)...
    I hope they are ready already :))
     
  6. remco8264

    remco8264 MDL Junior Member

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    I don't think WIN 8.1 RTM language packs are on the WU servers already (the Dutch one wasn't when I checked it)
     
  7. moderate

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    We will see :) I think they are already there...
     
  8. moderate

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    OK, they aren't there yet... :)
    Same applies for .NET 3.5 WU Installation...
     
  9. Tito

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