How to run programs in different languages from Windows’ language

How to run programs in different languages from Windows’ language?

For example, some non-unicode programs in Chinese on English version of Windows will display some garbage characters.

You can use the AppLocale util provided by Microsoft to run legacy applications without changing language of non-Unicode applications (system locale):

You may check this link for a tutorial:

You can have what to need with this:

  • Create a new local user.
  • Log in with that user and change the Windows language of that account to which you needs.
  • Log out
  • Log in with your usual user.
  • Run the application you want to see in a different language with the “Run As” method.

Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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