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If your unit is windows Vista, you will need to purchase Vista Ultimate in order to change the language of your operating system. Otherwise, the language is pre-configured by the vendor to display in the language of the country it is distributed in. For example, a laptop purchased in Mexico will most likely come with Windows Vista installed in Spanish. Again, the only way to circumvent that scenario at this time would be to purchase the license of Vista Ultimate to have access to language changing features.

If it is an older operating system, we would need to know which one in order to be able to help you further. Hope that helps.

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How do i change the language back to english on the computer

  1. Open Region and Language by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Region and Language.
  2. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab.
  3. Under Display language, choose a language from the list, and then click OK.

Install or change display language

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Click START then select HELP AND SUPPORT. Type in the query section CHANGE COMPUTER LANGUAGE then select CHANGE DISPLAY LANGUAGE from the list of options given. Then click Click to open Regional and Language Options. Then select the Language from the drop down menu and Click OK. This is the method to get help on most things on your computer.

Alternatively go to START > CONTROL PANEL > Regional and Language Options

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I need to change the language setting on my laptop

Which language do you want?
Which operating system are you running?
Windows Vista or 7 - Click - Start - Control Panel - Regional/Language settings - Keyboards and Languages - Change Keyboards. Click Add and select which Language you want.
I hope this helps - Let me know and if you need more help, let me know.
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Go to Start- Control Pannel--------Region And Language ----- now under Region and Language Click Keyboards and Language-----Change Keyboards--------- under Change keyboards you Click ADD------- now chose ever language you want and restart the computer.

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Change language in trhe desktop

Follow the steps to change the language.

Go to Start
control panel
doubleclick on regional and language settings
click language Tab
in languages in menus & dialog boxes drop-down menu
select your language and click on apply and OK.
Logoff and Logon to make it work.
If your cannot see your language then you can search and download package from internet and install it on your PC

Jan 13, 2010 | HP Computers & Internet

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Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
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Click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options.
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Click Add other languages.
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In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, on the Languages tab, click Details.
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In the Text Services and Input Languages dialog box, on the Settings tab, click Add.
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In the Add Input Language dialog box, click the Input language list and select your preferred language and dialect. If you want to change the standard keyboard layout, click the Keyboard layout/IME list and select a new keyboard layout. Then, click OK.
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In the Text Services and Input Languages dialog box, on the Settings tab, click the Default input language list, and select the language you will use most often. The language you select as the default will display when you first start your computer.
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To add additional languages, go back to step 5.
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If you have finished adding languages, click OK.
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In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, if required, select the Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages and Install files for East Asian languages check boxes.
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Click the Regional Options tab. Click the Standards and formats list, and then select your region.
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Click the Location list, and then select your location
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Click OK to save your settings.
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There are three areas you can (or cannot) set languages.
1. Operating system (Windows most probably) Unfortunatelly you cannot change the operating system language. (Except Vista Ultimate and Vista Enterprise edition and having the right MUI)
Other windows languages are not changeable without re-installing the current op.sys. and of course you have to have the right language based op. sys. on cd or on dvd.
2. BIOS language change: It can be change if the BIOS flashable and the BIOS provider released the required version in your language. (Mostly default language is english) Some BIOS can be set to other language without flashing it. Look in the BIOS menu first. It's not easy to find if its set to another language but try every sub menu than you will find it.
3. The regional and keyboard settings. Its a basic setup in the control panel--->Regional and Language (GLOBE ICON) ---> firs and second tab you have to choose the desired language.

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Change the display language gl_icon_tip.png Applies to all editions of Windows Vista.
Which edition of Windows Vista am I using? The display language is the language that Windows uses in wizards, dialog boxes, menus, Help and Support topics, and other items in the user interface. Some display languages are installed by default, and others require you to install additional language files. When you change the display language, it is changed for your user account and is not changed on the Welcome screen. If you want to set the display language for multiple users or the Welcome screen, see Apply regional and language settings to reserved accounts.
1. Open Regional and Language Options by clicking the Start button getopencontent.aspx?assetid=4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33&documentset=en-us&renderkey=xml, clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Regional and Language Options.
2. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab.
3. Under Display language, choose a language from the list, and then click OK.
NoteIf you don't see the list of display languages, you need to install additional language files first. For more information, see Install a display language. When you change the display language, the text in menus and dialog boxes for some programs might not be in the language that you want. This happens because the program might not support Unicode. For more information about changing the text in menus and dialog boxes for programs that do not support Unicode, see Change the system locale.
See also: For the camera, you need to go to Sony's website, search for the drivers for your model, then select the Vista driver.
You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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