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Windows 7 OS is in French?


royknipe

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I've just bought a LENOVO Edge 72 with 'Windows 7 Proffessional' pre installed. I bought it from Amazon.fr for my house in France - what I didn't know was the OS was in French. I thought all Operating Systems came with a choice of language but apparently not. I need an English version - any ideas

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Jock1e

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Control Panel. Language. Add a language and choose English.

Now as I have never tried it I have no idea as to what it does.

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Jock1e

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Oops that was for W/8 not sure if W/7 would be the same.

The only other thing I can think of would be to uninstall it and put an English version in its place but you would need the Windows Kecode usually underneath the laptop for that.

I Don't suppose Amazon would change it for you.

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royknipe

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ha ha , thanks for the suggestions Jock1e - I think I am going to send it back!

Cheers

R

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Jock1e

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Spam from sangtay ignore.

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