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Posted on 2011-03-10
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Hi,

I am currently have a laptop with Windows XP on it. The language, is English, but I am looking to change it to Swiss (German). I am looking to change not just the available dictionaries, and the arrangement of keyboard characters. I want things like the start button to change to the Swiss (Ger) version of the word Start. My Computer, My Documents, Control Panel - they should all be Swiss (Ger) words.

Can someone link me to the correct item I need to download and give me some brief instructions (or priovide a link to instructions) on what I need to do.

Thanks,
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by:houssam_ballout
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I think that you need to install another copy of the windows with that language
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So an MUI cannot fix this for me?
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Saikapian_4739 earned 1500 total points
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No need to install the fresh copy.. Just follow the link below and read it you are done :

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/winxp/yourlanguage.mspx
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Thanks all. I understand that opnly with Vista and beyond can you install the language interface.
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