How to Russify Windows XP, 7, 8.1 and 10
Russification of Windows operating system may be necessary in some cases when a computer device purchased abroad, for example, in an English speaking country. In addition, no Russian interface are supplied to an evaluation version of Windows Enterprise 8.1 and 10 with a three-month free activation on TechNet Evaluation Center Microsoft. In such cases, to Russify the operating system? Consider this process for each version of Windows – XP, 7, 8.1 and 10.
Russification Windows XP
For the implementation in XP Russian language pack Microsoft at the time issued a special tool Multi User Interface for WindowsXP. After it starts you will see a small window where you can select the installation of the Russian language and set options in the bottom of the window.
After clicking «OK» the system will prompt for a reboot. Agree by clicking «Yes».
Rebooting, go to control panel – choose «start» «Control Panel».
In the last section open «Regional and Language Options» and on the middle tab to install the system locales in the drop-down list at the bottom of the window select, accordingly, Russian. Click «Apply» to apply the settings.
The last step is to logout and again log in.
After login again, you will find the change language interface Windows.
Russification Windows 7
In the English version of Windows 7, the package of Russian localization is present in the number of optional updates of the system. Go to Windows update by typing keyword «update» in the search field of the start menu.
Window update Center click the option «Check updates» to check all available system updates. Then open the list of optional updates, as indicated on the screenshot.
In the section of the update packages to «Language Packs» find a Russian language pack. Will put it on the tick and click OK.
Returning to the main window of Windows update 7, click install updates.
After speaking package will be installed in the search field of the start menu, write the keyword «language» and in the search results, select settings, change system locale – the «Change display language».
Opens the configuration window «Region and Language», where the average tab, you can choose Russian language to use as the system language. Click «Apply».
After the reboot, «seven» will launch in Russian.
Russification Windows 8.1 and 10
The process of Russification Windows for versions 8.1 and 10 are identical. Press the keys Win+Q to display the system search and in the box write the key language request.
In the search results, select «Add a language».
Opens the control panel system settings for languages, it is necessary to add Russian language. Click the option «Add a language».
From the list of possible to add languages choose Russian and add a button below «Add».
Then open the option «Options».
In the options window run the install the Russian language pack.
At the end of the installation process are returned to the settings window for languages of the system and go to the «Advanced settings».
Set Russian as a system language as indicated on the screenshot. Click «Save».
After that you need to log out and log back in.
With the new login the Windows language is changed to Russian.