pc_rookie 16:36 10 Sep 2013

Luddite question! I want to buy a French HP Pavillion 500-27ef with Windows 8 installed - would I be able to change the operating system over to English (I am living in France). Many thanks.

  alanrwood 16:54 10 Sep 2013

I'm not sure about changing the language without buying another Windows registration code ands d/l the English version. If you do it then remember that the French keyboard is different to the UK one. Having said that I just bought a brand new UK keyboard for a HP DV-7 for £10 from eBay.

  iscanut 17:28 10 Sep 2013

I may be wrong but I think the language is set at installation and can't be changed.

  Woolwell 17:33 10 Sep 2013

The advice given is mostly correct for previous versions of Windows but for W8 Read this

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