Change display language in Windows 10 with CMD or PowerShell commands

Many organizations have employees who speak different languages, and if a particular employee is using a Windows 10 PC, you may need to change the display language to suit their needs. Fortunately, this can be done easily with a few Command Prompt or PowerShell commands.

The first step is to open a Command Prompt or PowerShell window. To do this, press the Windows key, type “cmd” or “PowerShell” in the search bar, and select the program from the results.

Once the Command Prompt or PowerShell window has opened, you can use the “Get-WinSystemLanguage” command to list all the languages that are currently installed on the computer. This will provide a list of language codes, such as “en-US” for English, “es-ES” for Spanish, and so on.

To change the display language, use the “Set-WinSystemLanguage” command followed by the language code of the desired language. For example, if you wanted to change the display language to Spanish, you would type “Set-WinSystemLanguage es-ES” and press enter.

Once the command has been executed, the language of the display will be changed. However, Windows may still be using the old language for some parts of the system, such as menus and dialog boxes. To fully switch to the new language, you will need to restart your computer.

Once the language has been changed, you may notice that some of the text is still in the old language. This can be fixed by installing the language pack for the new language. To do this, open the Settings app, go to Time & Language > Language, and click the “Add a language” button. Select the desired language from the list and click “Add.” Once the language has been added, click the “Options” button and install the language pack.

After the language pack has been installed, restart your computer, and the text should now be displayed in the new language.

Changing the display language in Windows 10 with a few Command Prompt or PowerShell commands is a quick and easy way to make sure all employees can use the computer in their preferred language. It is also helpful if you are traveling abroad and need to use the computer in a different language.

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