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Article ID: 841625 - Last Review: August 23, 2012 - Revision: 8.0


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Introduction

There are several Microsoft Multilingual User Interface Pack (MUI) Updates available for Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). These updates are for User Assistance in the Help and Support Center, the Microsoft Media Player 9 Series, the Microsoft Movie Maker 2.1 programs, and Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005. These updates address different issues that may exist after you install Windows XP SP2. This article includes information about how to remove the MUI updates from your computer.

Cumulative Help Update for Windows XP MUI

After you install Windows XP SP2 on a Window XP-based computer that has Windows XP MUI installed, you may experience the following problems in the Help and Support Center for Windows XP:
  • Help topics may have English text.
  • Help topics may have broken links to other Help.
  • The Tip of the Day from the Internet Explorer 6 Help and the Windows XP non-animated Tour may be blocked by the new security enhancements in Internet Explorer.
To resolve these problems, a Cumulative Help Update for Windows XP MUI is available in several languages. If there are Help files open while you install the update, you must restart your computer to complete the installation of the Cumulative Help Update.

Download information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Cumulative Help Update for Microsoft Windows XP Multilingual User Interface Pack package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx) Release Date: August 17, 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Note This download was updated on August 24, 2004.

MUI documentation update

To view the MUI documentation update after it is installed, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Help and Support.
  2. Under the Pick a Help topic, click Protecting your PC: security basics.
Additional new information is available throughout the Help and Support Center.

More information

Windows Media Player 9 Series

Windows XP SP2 includes Windows Media Player 9 Series. After you install Windows XP SP2, Windows Media Player is in English. To localize the user interface for Windows Media Player 9 Series, download the Windows Media Player 9 Series MUI from the Microsoft Download Center.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Multilingual User Interface Packs for Windows Media Player 9 Series package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=FC2107DF-8BB1-45A7-947B-E5BDE39D1B38&displaylang=en) Release Date: April 4, 2003

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005

When you install Windows XP SP2 on a Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005-based computer that is running the Microsoft Tablet PC Multilingual User Interface and Recognizer Pack, previously localized Tablet PC user interface elements revert to English. To resolve this problem, you must install the Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 Multilingual User Interface Pack (MUI). This update will be available in September 2004.

Windows Movie Maker 2.1

If you use MUI versions of Windows XP, and you have installed Microsoft Windows XP SP2, you can download updates for Windows Movie Maker 2.1 from the Microsoft Download Center. The MUI packages let you switch the Windows Movie Maker 2.1 menus, dialog boxes, and Help from one language to another.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Windows Movie Maker 2.1 Multilingual User Interface Pack Update package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx) For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Installing or removing updates

For additional information about command-line switches that you can use to install this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
262841  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262841/ ) Command-line switches for Windows software update packages
You can remove the Windows XP MUI update by using Add or Remove Programs. To do this, click Start, click Run, type appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

For additional information about Windows XP SP2, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-xp/default.aspx (http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-xp/default.aspx)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsxp/bb264768.aspx (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsxp/bb264768.aspx)
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