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    Change language


    I wish to buy a new computer but DELL france will only deliver it with WINDOWS in French. How difficult is ir to change languages without rebuying windows in English?

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    Not sure which edition you have, see here...

    Display Language - Change in Windows 8

    even Core Single Language editions' language can be changed - more difficult and the proviso is it has to be done offline

    Add and Remove Language Packs Offline Using DISM
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    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    You can (I did) but do remember the keyboard may well be in French also (AZERTY not QWERTY). That can be a pain until you get used to it.

    It is cheaper also to buy from the UK usually - even with shipping.
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