Language: need to change from german to english!

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by P, Jan 25, 2008.

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    P Guest

    Basically my girlfriend is german, and has a german laptop and vista is
    installed in german. I dont know German and she doesnt know computers (and i
    cant wait for her to read every word on every menu in the hope that she finds
    what we need), so i need help to change the language of vista, all menus and
    as much as possible, to ENGLISH!

    i have seen language packs on here, but they seem to be for less common
    languages..

    any advice greatly appreciated!
    thanks
     
    P, Jan 25, 2008
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    Iain Guest

    What version of Vista; Business, Ultimate or Enterprise?

    If your version is > Business, simply load English Language Pack via
    "Windows Update".
     
    Iain, Jan 25, 2008
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    Joe cann Guest

    Hello little vista crap OS loving poster...

    You dont know skit about the OS you luv...

    Here is the real information >>>>

    Licensing requirements state that versions of the Windows Vista operating
    system can include only a single language, with the exception of the Windows
    VistaT Ultimate and the Windows VistaT Enterprise editions.

    http://technet2.microsoft.com/Windo...9fd8-4963-b06a-5ecc457006c71033.mspx?mfr=true
     
    Joe cann, Jan 25, 2008
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    Joe cann Guest

    You need Vista Ultimate in order to install an extra language pack

    "Licensing requirements state that versions of the Windows Vista operating
    system can include only a single language, with the exception of the Windows
    VistaT Ultimate and the Windows VistaT Enterprise editions."

    http://technet2.microsoft.com/Windo...9fd8-4963-b06a-5ecc457006c71033.mspx?mfr=true

    there are some partial language packs called LIP but MS has been realy
    stupid about those because it wants to sell ultimate upgrades..

    see here
    http://www.microsoft.com/industry/publicsector/government/locallanguage/about.aspx
    and
    http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/35a1b021-d96c-49a5-8d8f-5e9d64ab5ecc1033.mspx
     
    Joe cann, Jan 25, 2008
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    Joe Cann Guest

    I replied to your other post about the theme.. here is the reply again just
    in case you didnt see it since it is some days agoIt works 100%, you just have to have Vista patched by vistaglazz

    then you must put the theme files in the proper c/windows/resources folder
    I made a video for you, along with the theme, so you can see how its done..
    click the runme shortcut to see the video

    I have uploaded it to rapidshare file hosting .. download it here
    http://rapidshare.com/files/86408397/theme-classic-aero-enabled.zip

    Along with the video I have the theme I used for the video...

    As you can see after I apply this theme, aero with flip 3d is working.. all
    the aspects of the accelerated aero interface are functional, along with the
    DPI function as it is with aero glass default theme.

    if you need any help post back
     
    Joe Cann, Jan 25, 2008
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  6. Your most likely choice if you want to switch the base OS language would be
    an upgrade to Windows Vista Ultimate.
     
    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin], Jan 25, 2008
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    P Guest

    it's just vista Home Premium...

     
    P, Jan 25, 2008
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    forty-nine Guest

     
    forty-nine, Jan 25, 2008
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    Iain Guest

    But not Vista Enterprise, eh?
     
    Iain, Jan 25, 2008
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  10. You can have enterprise only if you are in some large company I think...

    its not available to normal users
     
    @ Windows7 M1, Jan 25, 2008
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