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Habla Espanol?


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Oct 2, 2005
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As some of you have heard me say before, I am doing a rebuild from old parts for my grandson in Costa Rica.

I will be reinstalling the existing license that came with my eMachine since basically I am using the old parts with a new case and motherboard.

It's an english version (US) of XP and would like to change as much of the OS to spanish as possible.

Many of the software programs I have seem to come with language choices.

By changing the region/language to spanish what does that really effect?

List of parts in rebuild

1.5GHZ 400 FSB 256KB Willamette P4
Rosewill RES02-SLV 500W PSU (with 24-20 pin adapter)
CoolerMaster IAC-002 Socket 478 CPU Fan
Asus GeForce4 MX440se 64MB 4X AGP
120GB 133IDE HD
2 X 512MB PC133 SDRAM
Liteon DVD-RW / Floppy / 5.25” BayCooler
Benq ATX Case
May 27, 2005
3,651 (0.56/day)
Little Rock Arkansas, United States
System Name Monolith
Processor Intel Xeon E3110 Wolfdale@3.5GHz
Motherboard MSI P35-Neo
Cooling Active Air
Memory 4GB DDR2 800
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD 3850 512MB PCI-E
Storage 1 x 80GB Internal, 1 x 250GB Internal, 1 x 40GB External
Display(s) Acer X203w
Case Generic black case with locking front bezel
Audio Device(s) Creative SB Audigy 2 ZS
Power Supply 500 Watt Seasonic M12
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
If your existing version of XP came with your e-machine it may not work. Often times OS' that come with computers will only work on that brand. i.e. the when you get a copy of XP with a dell computer in only works with Dell computers, if you change the motherboard, than you can no longer use "their" copy of XP.

M. Mellough

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Oct 3, 2005
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Maine, USA
Processor Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego
Motherboard Asus A8N-E
Cooling Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu
Memory 2 Gb Corsair
Video Card(s) Problematic Asus EN7900GT TOP
Storage Seagate Barracuda 250Gb
Case Antec SLK2650-BQE
Audio Device(s) Audigy 2
Power Supply Enermax ELT500AWT
Software Win XP Pro SP2
at2wooden said:
By changing the region/language to spanish what does that really effect?

Those settings only affect regional parameters such as keyboard layout, time/date display, currency format, measuring units (I think any other region/language than "USA" will default to metrics), etc. It won't change interface language, for that you have to buy a Spanish version of Windows.