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How do you change the whole computer to english? The computer im using right now is all in chinese。。 i want to change the whole system so its all english。


and one more question,if i buy a chinese windows 7 , during the formatting, is it possible to change it to english?thanks
    
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It appears that, in order to make sure consumers buy the version of Windows that has their language installed, Microsoft has disabled the ability to switch languages on the fly in all versions of Windows 7 except Enterprise and Ultimate.

Open Regional and Language Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Regional and Language Options.

From there, you need to go to the Keyboard and Languages tab. There should be an option to change the Display Language, but if the copy of Windows does not allow it, it doesn't allow it.

There are certain methods of circumventing this, but they will invalidate your license and force Windows to become non-genuine.

I think they did this so you couldn't just buy a cheap Chinese license and grab the English language pack.
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Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post

I think they did this so you couldn't just buy a cheap Chinese license and grab the English language pack.
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