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Language Pack Default Values

Published: October 22, 2009

Updated: October 22, 2009

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

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This content applies to Windows 7. For Windows 8 content, see Windows Deployment with the Windows ADK.

The following table lists the values that are set for each language when the language is installed as part of a localized .wim file.

ImportantImportant
Windows® updates the time zones in the registry when time zones are available and updates are downloaded. Since time zones can change, you should use the tzutil command-line tool to verify the time zone on a computer running Windows® 8. The tzutil tool is installed by default on Windows 8.

  • Language. The name of the default language. This is set by default on a retail image localized for that language.

  • User and system locales. The locale identifier set for the user and system. This is set by default on a retail image localized for that language.

  • Location. The default value of the GEOID setting. This is set by default on a retail image localized for that language.

  • Keyboards. Lists the default active keyboard layouts. This is set by default on a retail image localized for that language.

  • Time zone. The default time zone settings that are set by default on a retail image localized for that language. On a computer running Windows® 8 you can use the tzutil command-line tool to list the time zone for that computer. The tzutil tool is installed by default on Windows 8.

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Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is now known as Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

 

Language User and system locales Location Keyboards Time zone

Arabic

ar-SA

Saudi Arabia

Default: English - US

Additional: Arabic

Registry key: Arab Standard Time

Display name: (UTC +03:00) Kuwait, Riyadh

Bulgarian

bg-BG

Bulgaria

Default: Bulgarian (typewriter)

Additional: Bulgarian (old); Bulgarian (phonetic); Bulgarian (phonetic traditional); English - US International

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

Chinese - Hong Kong S.A.R.

zh-HK

Hong Kong S.A.R.

Default: Chinese - (Traditional, Hong S.A.R.) - US keyboard

Additional: Chinese - Hong Kong IME

Registry key: China Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi

Chinese - Simplified

zh-CN

China

Default: Chinese (Simplified)- US keyboard

Additional: Chinese - Simplified IME

Registry key: China Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+08:00) Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi

Chinese - Traditional

zh-TW

Taiwan

Default: Chinese (Traditional) - US keyboard

Additional: Traditional Chinese IME

Registry key: Taipei Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+08:00) Taipei

Croatian

hr-HR

Croatia

Default: Croatian

Additional: English - US International

Registry key: Central European Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Sarajevo, Skopje, Warsaw, Zagreb

Czech

cs-CZ

Czech Republic

Default: Czech

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Central Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

Danish

da-DK

Denmark

Default: Danish

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Romance Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

Dutch

nl-NL

Netherlands

Default: Dutch

Additional: English - US International

Registry key: W. Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

English

en-US

United States

Default: English - US

Additional: None

Registry key: Pacific Standard Time

Display name: (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Estonian

et-EE

Estonia

Default: Estonian

Additional: None

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

Finnish

fi-FI

Finland

Default: Finnish

Additional: Finnish with Sami; English - US

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

French

fr-FR

France

Default: French

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Romance Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

German

de-DE

Germany

Default: German

Additional: English - US

Registry key: W. Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Greek

el-GR

Greece

Default: English - US

Additional: Greek

Registry key: GTB Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Athens, Beirut, Istanbul, Minsk

Hebrew

he-IL

Israel

Default: English - US

Additional: Hebrew

Registry key: Israel Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Jerusalem

Hungarian

hu-HU

Hungary

Default: Hungarian

Additional: English - US International

Registry key: Central Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

Italian

it-IT

Italy

Default: Italian

Additional: English - US

Registry key: W. Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Japanese

ja-JP

Japan

Default: Japanese IME

Additional: None

Registry key: Tokyo Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+09:00) Osaka, Sapporo, Tokyo

Korean

ko-KR

Korea

Default: Korean IME

Additional: None

Registry key: Korea Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+09:00) Seoul

Latvian

lv-LV

Latvia

Default: Latvian (QWERTY)

Additional: Latvian (other)

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

Lithuanian

lt-LT

Lithuania

Default: Lithuanian

Additional: None

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

Norwegian (Bokmål)

nb-NO

Norway

Default: Norwegian (Bokmål)

Additional: English - US

Registry key: W. Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Polish

pl-PL

Poland

Default: Polish (programmer's)

Additional: Polish (214); English - US

Registry key: Central European Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Sarajevo, Skopje, Warsaw, Zagreb

Portuguese (Brazil)

pt-BR

Brazil

Default: Portuguese - Brazil

Additional: English - Intl; English - US

Registry key: E. South America Standard Time

Display name: (UTC-03:00) Brasilia

Portuguese (Portugal)

pt-PT

Portugal

Default: Portuguese - Portugal

Additional: English - US

Registry key: UTC Standard Time

Display name: UTC : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

Romanian

ro-RO

Romania

Default: Romanian (Standard)

Additional: Romanian (programmer's); Romanian (legacy); English - US International

Registry key: GTB Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Athens, Bucharest, Istanbul

Russian

ru-RU

Russia

Default: Russian

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Russian Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+03:00) Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd

Serbian (Latin)

sr-Latn-CS

Serbia

Default: Serbian (Latin)

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Central Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

Slovak

sk-SK

Slovakia

Default: Slovakian

Additional: English - US International

Registry key: Central Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

Slovenian

sl-SI

Slovenia

Default: Slovenian

Additional: English - US International

Registry key: Central Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

Spanish

es-ES

Spain

Default: Spanish

Additional: English - US

Registry key: Romance Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

Swedish

sv-SE

Sweden

Default: Swedish

Additional: English - US

Registry key: W. Europe Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+01:00) Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

Thai

th-TH

Thailand

Default: English - US

Additional: Thai

Registry key: SE Asia Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+07:00) Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta

Turkish

tr-TR

Turkey

Default: Turkish

Additional: English - US

Registry key: GTB Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Athens, Beirut, Istanbul, Minsk

Ukrainian

uk-UA

Ukraine

Default: Ukrainian

Additional: Ukrainian (Enhanced); English - US

Registry key: FLE Standard Time

Display name: (UTC+02:00) Helsinki, Kyiv, Riga, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius

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