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Language user in Windows 7


night

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Having tried the Speech Recognition in Windows 7 which works ok but for one thing it asks for the Recogniser to match the language of the user interface,? so how does one change this.?

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Windows 7 Language packs or MUI packs are used to change the default language of Windows 7 to a language of your choice. For instance, downloading and installing the Japanese language pack will translate all the menus and options in Windows 7 into Japanese.

This feature is only available in Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate. You can download these windows 7 language packs with the help of Windows Update. The hard part is installing them.
Follow the given instructions for installing the Windows 7 Language Pack:

STEP 1: You can access the Control Panel through the Start Menu.

STEP 2: Then select Change Display language under the Clock, Language, and Region Box. If you’re in Classic View, select Regional and Language Options.

STEP 3: Make sure you’re on the keyboards and Languages tab and click on Install/Uninstall Languages.

STEP 4: Select the 2nd option and locate to your DVD drive or where you had previously extracted the ISO. You only need to move to the directory in which the windows 7 language pack is in. For some reason, the ISO doesn’t show up as a selectable option. (Microsoft may offer these language packs as optional updates in the near future).

STEP 5: Click Open and Windows will automatically search the language pack. You need to accept the End User License Agreement (EULA) and Install the Language Pack. This may take several minutes.

STEP 6: Once you’re completed, you’ll be prompted if you want to switch to the installed language pack.

Whenever you change language packs, you will have to log off and log back in for the changes to take into effect. In the future when you want to change language packs that have already been installed, go back to the “Keyboards and Languages” tab under Regional and Language Options and you should be able to select from a menu of different language packs.

For More Information and help related to windows 7 issues click here

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night

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Many thanks Technocrate, I must admit Windows 7 is ok but some of the things therin are not as straightforward as one would like, I have tried as you have instructed but so far not much luck but I will reply once again once mastered, many thanks for your assistance though,Night.

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