Tag Archives: windows 7

File extension for Windows Language Packs

For some reason I had a mental block and couldn’t seem to remember this, but instead of using dism to install language packs on Windows 7 or above, like this… dism /online /add-package /packagepath:<path to language pack .cab file> …you can also simply rename the .cab language pack file to have the .mlc file extension and double-click it.… Read More »

Long startup and logon delays with a shared Windows 7 desktop

I’m writing with reference to an ex-colleague’s blog post where he found a very useful fix for a very annoying start up and log-on delay issue in Windows 7 SP1. Here’s his post, worth a read: http://blog.solarfusion.co.uk/2011/12/windows-7-please-wait-or-welcome-screen.html (not SSL) We were finding that computers in shared areas which had been logged on by many users… Read More »