How to install the Welsh Windows 7 Language Interface Pack

By Rob Margel

This article describes the steps you need to take to install the Welsh Windows 7 Language Interface Pack (LIP).

Pre-Installation Check List.

  • You are running a genuine copy of an English version of Windows 7 as this is required to download and install the LIP.

  • You have at least 8Mb of hard disk space available.

  • You have saved all your current work.

  • We highly recommend that you suspend BitLocker protection .

Step by Step Instructions

Step1: Download the Welsh Lip from the Microsoft download center .

Step2: Choose the language to install Welsh (Cymraeg) and press the Next button.

Select the display languages to install
Select the display languages to install

Step 3. Accept the Microsoft Software License Terms and press the Next button

Step 4. We highly recommend that you read and or print the readme file which contains information about the Language Interface Pack such as supported platforms and known issues.

Open and read the readme file.
Open and read the readme file.

Step 5. The language Interface Pack will now install on your computer. Once completed press the Next button.

Welsh Language Interface Pack installing…
Welsh Language Interface Pack installing…

Step 6. Choose your display language to be Cymraeg and press the Change display language button

Change display language to Cymraeg
Change display language to Cymraeg

Step 7. You may be asked to restart Windows for the system language change to take effect, if you do then press the Restart now button.

Restarting your computer in Welsh
Restarting your computer in Welsh

Step 8. Thats it. After re-starting you can now start to use Windows 7 in Welsh.

Windows Explorer in Welsh
Windows Explorer in Welsh

About the author

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Rob Margel is a site manager in the Windows team at Microsoft based in the UK. An avid blogger on his Windows Help Blog he writes about all things Windows and Windows Live.



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