UILanguage (microsoft-windows-international-core-uilanguage)

UILanguage specifies the default system language that is used to display user interface (UI) items (such as menus, dialog boxes, and Help files).

For a list of supported languages, see Available Language Packs.

In upgrade installation types, this setting is ignored. In upgrade installations, you can upgrade only from the same language.



Specifies the language of the UI.

UI_language is a string based on the language-tagging conventions of RFC 3066. The pattern language-region is used, where language is a language code and region is a country or region identifier (for example, en-US, fr-FR, or es-ES).

This value is not case-sensitive.

This string type supports empty elements.

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-International-Core | UILanguage

Valid Configuration Passes



Applies To

For the list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-International-Core.

XML Example

The following example shows how to set the UI language to German (Germany).


Microsoft-Windows-International-Core Automate OOBE