Saturday, 18 May 2013

Manually Installing language pack on Windows8

In need of installing a language pack on windows 8 we can easily install the new language pack from the control panel –> Languages. But this requires you to connected to internet to download and install the selected language pack. In this post I’ll tell you how to install the language pack if you have the language pack already downloaded or on some other media.

There’s an wizard to install the languages on Windows8. It can be found under the



Though it uses another utility to install the language packs lpkinstall.exe which is also available in the same directory i.e. System32. This lpkinstall.exe is a command line utility and  can be used to install the language packs in a silent mode.

Now you just need to follow the below steps:

1. Launch the lpksetup.exe. You’ll see the below window asking for install/uninstall of the language pack.


2. Click the Install display languages option and browse the folder that contains your language packs on your local media.


Now click next and install.

And you’re done. Hope this Tips helps those windows users who don’t know that there’s option available to install the language packs offline as well. Good luck :)