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Language Packs not installing

  1. #1

    Posts : 6
    Windows 8 x64

    Language Packs not installing

    So I'm in college studying German and my teacher says I should set my language of my PC to German, so I get more practise in real life but when I download the German Language Pack, it hangs on the Installing page (screen shot attached)
    Is there a way to fix this?
    Many thanks
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  2. #2

    Make sure you don't have Windows 8 single Language Edition.

    Then go to the Charms Bar (upper right corner of your monitor) and click Settings. The very last one will be language.
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  3. #3

    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,374
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10

    Hi there
    You need at least W8 PROFESSIONAL to install Language packs -- can't do on HOME Premium I'm afraid -- so what you could do is download Windows 8.1 as this is at the PRO level and use that either as a Virtual machine or on your main machine.

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