Multilingual User Interface (MUI) in Windows® 7
Are you curious to know about the usage of Multilingual User Interface (MUI) in Windows 7 and the tips to install it?
Windows 7 is a new operating system from Microsoft Corporation which was released on July 2009. It is intended to be a more focused, incremental upgrade to the Windows line, with the aim of being compatible with most of the software programs. The taskbar has seen the biggest visual changes in Windows 7. Additional features include Windows Search, Snap, Jump List, etc. Network virtualization is another important aspect of Windows 7. It is process of combining the network resources and hardware components into a software based administrative entity. Multilingual User Interface (MUI) packs in Windows 7 are used to change the default language of Windows 7 to a language of your choice. MUI feature is only available with Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate editions.
Information about MUI in Windows 7, it role and ways to install and download it are listed below:
- MUI in Windows 7
- Role of MUI
- Ways to install
MUI in Windows 7
MUI or Multilingual User Interface is a Microsoft technology for their operating systems and office productivity suites which allows for the installation of multiple interface languages on your system. Multilingual User Interface packs are available only through Microsoft volume license agreement.
Role of MUI
On a system with Multilingual User Interface, each user will be able to select his own preferred display language. Multilingual User Interface in Windows 7 does not contain translated administrative functions. One of the advantages of using MUI over localized versions is that each user on a system can use a different language MUI without requiring different versions of software installed and dealing with the conflicts that can arise.
To install MUI in Windows 7 operating system, navigate to the Microsoft homepage and click 'Downloads and Trials' and choose 'Download Center'. Type MUI into the search box at the top of the window and press 'Enter'. You need to ensure the hard disk space before installing MUI in your system. Once the pack is downloaded, you need to navigate to 'Change Display Language' option in 'Control Panel'. Click on the 'Keyboards and Languages' tab and then click on 'Install/Uninstall Languages'. Browse to the installer and follow the instructions. Once the installation is finished, the option to choose a display language will be displayed.
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