How to Download Language Packs for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

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This article describes how to download Language Packs for Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 for distribution or deployment.

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Each language pack is located under the specific language in the download section on MSDN or TechNet.

Note: Must have a subsription for MSDN or TechNet to carry out these steps.

  1. Login to MSDN or TechNet
  2. Click Subscriber Downloads
  3. On the Left Pane - Expand Operating Systems and click Windows 7
  4. Then select the Language filter (at the top of the download table)
  5. Look in the Downloads section for "Windows 7 Language Pack <architecture> - DVD <Language> ISO

OEMs and system builders with Microsoft Software License Terms can get the LIPs from the Microsoft OEM site and OEM Partner Center.

More Information

Available Language Packs
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744369(WS.10).aspx

Understanding Multilingual Deployments
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744336(WS.10).aspx

972813  Windows 7 language packs are available for computers that are running Windows 7 Ultimate or Windows 7 Enterprise

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Article ID: 2023649 - Last Review: Oct 18, 2012 - Revision: 1

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