How to force Windows to use the fallback language for MSConfig

See the answers from our experts on how to make the contents of MSConfig appear in your Windows installation fallback language.

This is a follow on post from one from 2013 where someone asked how to find the Base Language of Windows (

My base language is Italian (Italian PC, now in the UK) with a fallback language of English (US). When I run MSConfig and go to the services tab, everything is in Italian. I've tried all the language/region changes and I've managed to get Command Prompt and Regedit to appear in English but not the contents of MSConfig.

Here is the result of: dism /online /get-intl

C:\Users\David>dism /online /get-intl

Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.17763.1

Image Version: 10.0.17763.253

Reporting online international settings.

Default system UI language : it-IT
The UI language fallback is : en-US
System locale : en-GB
Default time zone : W. Europe Standard Time
Active keyboard(s) : 0809:00000809
Keyboard layered driver : Tastiera avanzata PC/AT (101/102 tasti)

Installed language(s): en-GB
Type : Partially localized language, MUI type.
Fallback Languages it-IT, en-US
Installed language(s): it-IT
Type : Partially localized language, MUI type.
Fallback Languages en-US

The operation completed successfully.


So my question is, how can I stop Windows from loading the default it-IT and use the fallback en-US language?