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[Howto]: Change display Language in Windows Vista

September 3, 2008

When buying a laptop from abroad, the biggest problem is the OS comes in other languages than what we speak. same happened with me, my uncle got a Notebook computer with “Windows Vista Home basic” which had Chinese language by default.

Unlike Windows XP, changing display language is now a Premium feature and it only available in Windows Vista Business & Ultimate editions. now you don’t want to be a pirate and same time change its language. after lot of searching I finally found a solution.

Here is How:

  • Download Vistalizator language change tool – this tool allows you to change display language in Vista editions other than (officially supported) Ultimate, like Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium and Business.Download
  • Download MUI Language PackMUI stands for Multilingual User Interface.
    There are full (100%) and partial (80% according to Microsoft) MUI language packs.Full languages change entire Vista environment, partial languages lack some localization. Download
  • Run Vistalizator, load a downloaded language pack, press Install
  • Wait for the installation process and finally accept the display language change
  • Exit program to restart Vista
  • Enjoy the new language smiley
  • You can install more languages and switch between them easily using Vistalizator

Vistalizator – Home Page