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I recently found some really useful information about multilingual user interface (MUI) features in Windows Vista, and so I wanted to provide a link here for anyone who does multilingual development or manages multilingual systems deployment.
You can find the Guide to Windows Vista Multilingual User Interface at http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista/en/library/85e289ca-9fd8-4963-b06a-5ecc457006c71033.mspx?mfr=true
This guide includes discussion of the following topics:
A key point listed in the prerequisites section of this document is a licensing requirement that states that a Windows Vista OS can only include a single language, with the exception of the Ultimate and Enterprise editions.
Some additional links that are useful when preparing to deploy Windows Vista OS images include the following:
Back in January, I wrote a blog post with links to information about the multi-lingual user interface