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Block clean-up of unused language packs

Description:

This policy setting controls whether the LPRemove task will run to clean up language packs installed on a machine but are not used by any users on that machine.


If you enable this policy setting, language packs that are installed as part of the system image will remain installed even if they are not used by any user on that

system.


If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, language packs that are installed as part of the system image but are not used by any user on that system

will be removed as part of a scheduled clean up task.



Supported on:

At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT

GPO PowerShell Regedit CMD

In Registry Editor we can see the following changes:


For Enabled we get:


FullKeyPath : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Control Panel\International

ValueName   : BlockCleanupOfUnusedPreinstalledLangPacks

Value       : 1

For Disabled we get:


FullKeyPath : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Control Panel\International

ValueName   : BlockCleanupOfUnusedPreinstalledLangPacks

Value       : 0