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Start -> Control Panel, -> Clock, Language, and Region, -> Regional and Language Options.
Click the Keyboards and Languages tab.
Under Display language, choose a language from the list, and then click OK. Change the display language
The Language Packs are only supported in Windows 7 Ultimate and Windows 7 Enterprise. They will be listed in the Windows Update screen. If you do not have Windows 7 Ultimate you can't use the Language packs.
You may follow this procedure to download and install a Windows 7 language pack:
1. Start Microsoft Update. To do this, click Start, type Microsoft Update in the Start Search box, and then click Microsoft Update in the Programs list.Collapse this imageExpand th
2. Click the optional update links for the language packs.
3. Under the Windows 7 Language Packs category, select the desired language pack.
Note If you install many additional language packs, the disk space and system performance are affected. In particular, disk space and system performance are affected during servicing operations, such as Service Pack installations. Therefore, we recommend that you only add a language pack to your computer if you will use the language pack.
4. Click OK, and then click Install updates to start the download and installation process.