ConfigMgr 2007 – KB Article 2625165 Updated

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Microsoft has just updated KB 2625165:

An incorrect locale setting is configured when you deploy a Windows 7 image by using ConfigMgr 2007, MDT 2010, or MDT 2012


Consider the following scenario:

  • You deploy a Windows 7 image by using one of the following:
    • System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr 2007)
    • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 (MDT 2010)
    • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 (MDT 2012)
  • The default system locale setting is changed.
  • The locale name (for example, sv-SE) is set correctly. However, the locale code in the registry remains set to 00000409 (en-US).

In this scenario, some applications will display incorrect characters or languages. For example, the page setup in Microsoft Paint is still set to U.S. (inches) instead of Metric (millimeters).

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Cliff Hobbs is a 12 times Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), the first to be awarded in the UK for Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) back in 2004 and every year since (first in System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) and then Enterprise Client Management). He has worked as a Consultant with SMS since version 2.0 (over 16 years) and ConfigMgr/ SCCM during which time he has gained extensive experience of designing, deploying, and supporting large enterprise-wide systems management solutions on behalf of many companies such as Microsoft, HP, EDS, Getronics, 1E and Abbey across multiple industry sectors. As well as running this website in his spare time Cliff enjoys travelling with his wife and son, and photography.
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