Change your Internet Explorer 9 language encoding settings


You can display webpages and Address bar text in multiple languages. If you want to change the language used for the menus and buttons in Windows Internet Explorer, you need to install a version of Internet Explorer in your preferred language.

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To add a language to Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.

  2. Click the Tools button Picture of the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
  3. Click the General tab, and then, under Appearance, click Languages.

  4. Under Language Preference, click Add.

  5. In the Add Language dialog box, select a language from the list, and then click OK.

  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until you have added all of the languages you want to use.

  7. Click OK, and then click OK again.

Note

  • If you speak several languages, you should arrange them in order of preference (priority). If a website is available in multiple languages, the content will be displayed in the language that has the highest priority. To reorder the languages, in the Language Preference dialog box, select a language, and then use the Move up or Move down buttons to arrange the languages in order of priority.

To manually select the language used to display a webpage

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.

  2. Open the webpage you want to change.

  3. Right-click the webpage, point to Encoding, point to More, and then click the appropriate language.

    If you need to download files to support the language, click Download.