windows xp in english?

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i have just bought a german laptop, and everything on windows is in german! i speak a little bit of german, but it would be so much easier if it was in english. is there anyway i can change the language to english?
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    You cannot change the language of the OS. Your only option is to buy an
    English version of XP and install it, either as a clean install or to a dual
    boot setup.

    LOL, JAX

    "grrrainne" <grrrainne@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:4A905A63-6710-40B9-B648-BC3F890C30A2@microsoft.com...
    > i have just bought a german laptop, and everything on windows is in
    german! i speak a little bit of german, but it would be so much easier if it
    was in english. is there anyway i can change the language to english?
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers (More info?)

    Greetings --

    You cannot upgrade or convert from one language version of the OS
    to another, so you'll have to purchase and use the full version of
    English WinXP to perform a clean installation.

    Cannot Upgrade or Install a Different Language Version of Windows XP
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;282089


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    "grrrainne" <grrrainne@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:4A905A63-6710-40B9-B648-BC3F890C30A2@microsoft.com...
    > i have just bought a german laptop, and everything on windows is in
    german! i speak a little bit of german, but it would be so much easier
    if it was in english. is there anyway i can change the language to
    english?
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