Change default XP Pro language from Japanese to English?

By Kijana
May 4, 2010
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  1. Hi everyone,

    The other day I was given a laptop by a Japanese friend. The laptop is a NEC Lavie M LM500/e but everything is configured in Japanese including bios. It has Windows xp pro.

    Is there a way I can change the default language to English.

    Please help.
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    control panel - language options.
  3. Kijana

    Kijana Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 60

    Thanks for the solution.

    I was able to reconfigure the system.
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