The following steps will help you to silently install the East Asian languages for Windows XP. This check box can be easy set during the winnt.sif installation or when the image is syspreped.
What happens if you have not set this option and you need to change this on more than 500+ Windows XP clients? When checking my Windows XP client the “Regional and Language Options” in Control Panel the checkbox is not set.
How to set “Install files for East Asian languages” after Windows XP has been installed?
- Create text file c:\temp\east_asian.txt
- Create cmd file c:\temp\east_asian.cmd
reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\ /v SourcePath /d \\server\share\windows_xp\ /f <br />%windir%\System32\rundll32.exe shell32,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,/s:\\server\share\windows_xp\i386",/f:"C:\temp\east_asian.txt
- Run east_asian.cmd file
Make sure you have the Windows XP source files on the network as the installation will need them. In 5 minutes the East Asian languages files were installed.