If you need to determine the version of the installed 2007 Office language packs you can use one of the following methods.
To determine the version of the installed language pack in Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008:
1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
2. Click Programs.
3. Click Programs and Features. In the list of currently installed programs, click the 2007 Office language pack.
4. Click Organize, point to Layout, and then click Details Pane.
5. Examine the Details Pane at the bottom of the Programs and Features window to determine the version of the installed language pack.
To check for installed updates or service packs that are installed for the language packs:
1. Click Start, and click Control Panel.
3. Click Programs and Features.
4. In the Tasks pane, click View installed updates.
5. Any installed updates or service packs for the language pack are listed under the language pack.
Note:The installed languages will only be displayed in Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features if the language has been installed separately after the initial installation of Office.
KB 945598, How to determine the version of an installed 2007 Office language pack (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945598), includes a Visual Basic for Applications sample script and instructions that you can use to determine the language pack version information in a 2007 Office system deployment. The sample script queries the Windows Installer program to provide the version of the installed products.
To determine which 2007 Office languages are installed in a computer, you can also find information in the following registry location in Registry Editor, regedit:
LanguageResources includes the following registry keys:
· InstallLanguage Represents the primary editing language.
· InstalledUIs Provides a list of all available UI Languages on the machine.
· UILanguage Represents the default display language for the user interface in Office.
· EnabledLanguages Indicates the locale identifier (LCID) for the language-specific features that are enabled in Office. The Windows operating system uses LCIDs to identify languages in the Windows registry. For a list of language identifiers, see Language identifiers in the 2007 Office system (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179219.aspx).