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When you try to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), you may receive the following error message:
Additionally, the following entries are logged in the %windir%\Logs\CBS\CBS.log file:
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 cannot be installed on your computer because the language of Windows Vista you have installed is not supported or you have installed a language pack that is not supported.
Windows Vista Service pack 1 can only be installed on computers running the English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish versions of Windows Vista or computers running only those language packs.
Note The %windir% placeholder specifies the path where Windows is installed. Typically, C:\Windows is the path where Windows is installed.
<Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: SPC version 6001.18000 <Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: Starting SPInstall <Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: Cab at windows6.0-kb936330-x86.cab has a size of 558836931 <Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: Guessing wave 0 <Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: Wave 0 installation. Sub-set of LPs supported. <Date> <Time>, Error CBS SPI: Unsupported LP with id 0x404 in wave 0 <Date> <Time>, Error CBS SPI: SP1 installation cannot proceed. Cannot install Vista SP1 with the set of language packs installed <Date> <Time>, Error CBS SPI: SP1 installation cannot proceed. Wave 0 only supports English, French, Spanish, German, and Japanese <Date> <Time>, Info CBS SPI: SPInstall terminating, return code 0x800f0a01
This issue occurs when you try to install a language version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 that is not supported by the currently installed version of Windows Vista.
There are two stand-alone packages of Windows Vista Service Pack 1. The first package contains the following five languages:
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods.
Method 1Install the stand-alone package of Windows Vista SP1 that contains 36 languages.
Method 2If the default system language is English, German, Spanish, French, or Japanese, you can remove any language packs that are not supported, other than English, German, French, Japanese or Spanish. To remove a language pack, follow these steps:
Note Language packs are available only for Windows Vista Ultimate editions.
To verify the languages that are installed on the computer, follow these steps:
There are two stand-alone packages for Windows Vista SP1 32-bit edition and for Windows Vista SP1 64-bit edition. One package contains the following five languages:
The stand-alone package that contains five languages has the following package names and sizes:
Article ID: 947876 - Last Review: April 1, 2008 - Revision: 2.2
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