Click Start, which is located on the taskbar in the lower left corner of the screen.In the menu that appears, select the Control panel.If the operating system has a classic look, these actions will be a little different: Click Start, then Settings, and only then Control panel.
new window appears - the control panel menu.Click Regional and Language Options - its icon is displayed in the form of a globe.In the window there are three tabs: Regional options, Languages ​​and Advanced.Select the last of them.
Find drop-down list Select a language to match the language version of the non-Unicode programs you want to use, select it in the Russian language - Russian.
If you need to make the changes effective, not only to th
e user who enters the operating system under the administrator account, check the box next to the item Apply all settings to the current user account and to the defaultuser profile.Finally, click Apply.
A new window appears in which the system prompts you to restart the computer for the changes to take effect.Answer yes to this request, and after loading enjoy Russian interface of the operating system.Cyrillic alphabet will appear in directory and file names, as well as in a variety of menus and dialogues Russian programs.
Keep in mind that all of the above steps, and the user can make changes only when he went into the operating system under the profile of the Administrator of the computer.In the case of home computers, when, as a rule, access to all the settings of the operating system are all members of the family, it does not matter.A desktop computer, it can be problematic, since it is usually input by the Administrator profile is accessible only by special employees - for example, system administrators.