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      • To install supported language packs when the system UI language is not supported by the download package

        1. Follow instructions in KB 2607607 to install supported Windows 8 language packs from Windows Update. Be sure to install one of the language packs that is supported by RSAT as described in the System Requirements section of this page.
        2. When the language pack installation is complete, verify that the language pack is installed by running get-windowspackage -online in a Windows PowerShell session that has been started with elevated user rights (Run as Administrator).
        3. The language pack entry starts with the following:

          Microsoft-Windows-Client-LanguagePack-Package~(GUID)~(architecture)~(supported language)~6.2.9200.16384

        4. After you have installed a supported language pack, go on to the next procedure, "To install Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8."
        To install Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8

        1. Download the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 package that is appropriate for your computer's architecture. You can either run the installer from the Download Center website, or save the download package to a local computer or share. If you save the download package to a local computer or share, double-click the installer program, Windows6.2-KB2693643-x64.msu or Windows6.2-KB2693643-x86.msu, depending on the architecture of the computer on which you want to install the tools.
        2. When you are prompted by the Windows Update Standalone Installer dialog box to install the update, click Yes.
        3. Read and accept the license terms. Click I accept. Installation requires a few minutes to finish.


        NOTE: In this release of Remote Server Administration Tools, all tools are enabled by default. There is no need to open Turn Windows features on or off in Windows 8, and enable the tools that you want to use.

        To turn off specific tools
        1. On the desktop, hover in the upper right corner of the screen, and then click Settings.
        2. On the Desktop menu, click Control Panel.
        3. Click Programs, and then in Programs and Features, click Turn Windows features on or off.
        4. In the Windows Features dialog box, expand Remote Server Administration Tools, and then expand either Role Administration Tools or Feature Administration Tools.
        5. Clear the check boxes for any tools that you want to turn off. Click OK, and then close Control Panel.


        To uninstall Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8
        1. On the desktop, hover in the upper right corner of the screen, and then click Settings.
        2. On the Desktop menu, click Control Panel.
        3. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
        4. Click View installed updates.
        5. Right-click Update for Microsoft Windows (KB2693643), and then click Uninstall.
        6. When you are asked if you are sure you want to uninstall the update, click Yes.

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