Some elements of the user interface in some preinstalled Norwegian versions of Windows Vista contain English text, text that is truncated, or linguistic errors

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. You are running a computer on which the Norwegian version of Windows Vista was preinstalled by the manufacturer. However, you notice that certain elements of the user interface are not displayed as expected. Specifically, certain elements of the user interface contain English text, text that is truncated, or linguistic errors.

Most preinstalled systems are not affected by this problem. To determine whether you are experiencing these symptoms, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , and then click Help and Support.
  2. Under Informasjon fra Microsoft, click Finn filer og mapper.
  3. In the upper-right corner, click Vis alt.
  4. Under Slik filtrerer du filer, view the text that is displayed in the image.
The image contains the English words "Sort" and "Group." If these words are displayed in Norwegian as "Sorter" and "Gruppe," you are not experiencing this problem.

CAUSE

This problem occurs if the Norwegian version of Windows Vista that was preinstalled on the computer contains an incorrect version of the translated user interface.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Update information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Update for Windows Vista

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Download
Download the Update for Windows Vista package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Note If you used Windows Update to install this update between March 13 and March 26, 2007, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , point to All Programs, and then click Accessories.
  2. Right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.

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    User Access Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.
  3. Type mcbuilder at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
  4. Restart the computer.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 932635 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Starter
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