MUI also allows different language users to share the same workstation or roaming users to take their localized user interface from one workstation to another. For instance, one user might choose to see system menus, dialogs and other text in Japanese, while another user logging onto the same system might prefer to see the corresponding text in French.
- A more extensively localized user interface than Windows 2000 MUI that includes localized folder and file names. Users will see more information in their particular language.
- For Server 2003, the performance monitor is MUI-enabled.
- The language of the counters and the bubble Help display in the current user UI. Also, the MUI CD will include a MUI package for the .NET Framework resources.
- A localized console when the user interface is set to an East Asian language. (Not available for Arabic or Hebrew MUI.)
- Better application compatibility: To ensure improved application compatibility, during MUISetup.exe, the administrator is given the opportunity to change the System Locale to match that of the Default User locale and use the system font of the selected Default User locale.
The Windows XP bundle consists of 6 CDs, one containing the base operating system in English, plus 5 CDs containing the Multilingual User Interface files. The Windows 2000 bundle includes 3 CDs, one containing the base Windows 2000 Professional and the other two containing MUI files. After completing setup of the base English OS from CD1, run the program MUISETUP.EXE from any of the resource CDs to install the required User Interface Languages. MUISETUP.EXE can also be run from a network share.