Can I convert home addition to a different language?



......
07-09-2005, 11:53 PM
can i convert Window XP into a different Language like chineses or is it only
a option on other versions of windows xp

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-09-2005, 11:53 PM
Windows XP is written in specific language versions, therefore one
cannot change it from one language version to another. You'll need
to purchase a "Full Version" of Windows XP in the language version
you desire, reformat your drive and install it "clean".

Or if you have an available empty drive or partition, you can install
another "Full Version" of Windows XP in a different language version
and create a dual-boot configuration.

Cannot Upgrade or Install a Different Language Version of Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;2820­89

Welcome to WorldLanguage.com!
http://www.worldlanguage.com/

A good third-party partitioning program is Partition Magic 8.
http://www.powerquest.com/partitionmagic/

Clean Install Windows XP
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html

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"......" wrote:

| can i convert Window XP into a different Language like chineses or is it only
| a option on other versions of windows xp

Bruce Chambers
07-09-2005, 11:55 PM
....... wrote:
> can i convert Window XP into a different Language like chineses or is it only
> a option on other versions of windows xp
>


You cannot upgrade or convert from one language version of the OS
to another, so you'll have to purchase and use the full version of
WinXP (in whatever language you want) to perform a clean installation.

Cannot Upgrade or Install a Different Language Version of Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;282089


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Can I convert home addition to a different language?