A little over a week ago, we talked about downloading and installing language packs in Windows 8. Those of you have already installed language packs might have noticed that one can’t download language packs directly from Microsoft servers and one needs to use the language control panel to download and install language packs in Windows 8.
Even though one can install any number of available language packs, installing multiple language packs affects disk space and system performance. So, we recommend you install language packs that you really plan to use. If you are not using a language pack, uninstalling it will help boost system performance and free up some disk space.
Uninstalling a language pack is simple. Just follow the steps given below to completely uninstall the previously installed language pack from your Windows 8 machine.
Step 1: Press Windows + R keys to open Run dialog. In the dialog-box, type control.exe and press enter key to open Control Panel.
Step 2: On the Control Panel window, under Clock, Language, and Region, click on Add a language button to open language control panel. Here, you can install or uninstall a language pack.
Please note that you can’t uninstall a language pack if it’s being used as display language.
Step 3: Click on the Options button next the language pack you wish to uninstall or remove, and then click “Uninstall display language”.
Step 4: Once done, highlight the language pack entry under “Change your language preferences” and then click remove button.