Install Arabic language pack on MOSS 2007 on Windows Server 2008

This is a quick how to post to install Arabic language on MOSS 2007 installed on Windows Server 2008


  1. Download the language pack from here.
  2. Download the SP1 form here.
  3. Extract the language pack image to a folder, ex [C:\MOSS\Arabic support]
  4. Extract the SP1 files to the same folder, by running the following command [officeserverlp2007sp1-kb936984-x86-fullfile-ar-sa.exe /extract:”C:\MOSS\Arabic support”]
  5. This will display the update wizard, go with it, it will extract the files only
  6. Go back again to the folder and run [setup.exe]
  7. Finish the setup and it will run the MOSS configuration wizard.
  8. After it finishes, you will find the Arabic language drop down list when you create site collections.

I hope that helped


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