Setting default language?

By supergaijin
Dec 31, 2003
  1. I live in Japan, however I have an English OS Winxp. The default language is English. My problem occurs with Microsoft updates and a random selection of other related sites, eg. MS Messenger.

    MS Updates as an example. I go to the updates page but it automatically rediects me to the Japanese page. Reading it is beyond me so I have no idea which patches I'm downloading.

    Its really annoying. Can anyone please tell me how to perhaps change my default country? or any other possible solution?

  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    In Start/Settings/Control Panel/Regional Options you can change that (at least in Win2000, I guess the same for WinXP)
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    The languages you get in websites depend on the Internet Options->General->Languages list. Just remove Japanese and leave only English.
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