Windows 7: Installing Korean Language Pack

Manual Installation

The procedure below is applicable to both off-line and online computers.

Korean Language Pack for Windows 7 Download Links

First, download the appropriate installer for your PC from any of the four links provided above. Right-click the .exe file, then select Run as administrator. The installation will proceed after which.

Installing Display Language

Don’t know which installer to download? To know the version and system type of Windows 7:

1. Click the Windows orb

2. Type in “MSINFO32” in the search box without the quotation marks, then press Enter.

3. See Version and System Type in the System Information Window. X86 means the Windows’ system type is 32-bit.

Take note, the installation will not go through if the installer is incorrect.

Change Windows Display Language to Korean

Here’s the step-by-step guide on how to set Korean as the display language.

1. Click Windows Orb

2. Go to Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region\Region and Language\Keyboards and Languages

3. Select Hangul (한국어) in the Display Language drop-down menu. Click Apply > OK

Choose a display language4. Re-log in to Windows to apply the change, or reboot.

Follow the same steps above to bring back the original display language of Windows.

Fix Weird Symbols on Korean Programs (Non-Unicode)

Weird symbols, for example ☐, showing in a Korean app is a common issue on a Windows computer with different system locale. Fixing it is very easy.

Actually, language pack is not required. All you have to do is to set the system locale to Korean which is readily available in Control Panel. Here’s how to do it:

1. Go to Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region\Region and Language\Administrative

2. Click Change system locale…

Change system locale3. Select Korean (Korea)

4. Click OK, then reboot the computer.

Take note, this will not fix the issue right away. It is recommended to reinstall the non-Unicode programs.


Now, you have learned how to install Korean language pack on a Windows 7 computer, and change its’ display language.

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