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My 3ds max installs in a variety of languages.
show user profile  Dave
Hey ho,

So my boss has moved us to some subscription "desktop license" thing, and I figured now might be a good time to actually get the latest Max (2016). I'm using the "Autodesk_3ds_Max_2016_EFGJKS_Win_64bit_wi_en-US_Setup_webinstall.exe" which clearly states "en-US" in the title.

The installer is all in English, and offers no language selections.

But...

The first time I installed it, it was the French version, which I then couldn't activate/use on account of not knowing French.

So I uninstalled it, and tried again, looking thoroughly for language selections. Couldn't see any, carried on with the installation.

Now I have a "Simplified Chinese" version of Max 2016.

Has anyone encountered this before? I've tried a google but couldn't find anyone with the same issue.

"I flew over Egypt once"

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11/27/2015 7:20:24 PM (last edit: 11/27/2015 7:20:24 PM)
show user profile  markoid
Easy workaround... just learn a new language...ya lazy bastard.



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11/28/2015 7:53:32 AM (last edit: 11/28/2015 7:53:32 AM)
show user profile  Dave
It seems the issue is definitely on my end, the boss tried it on his PC and it worked fine. I thought maybe it looks for some regional settings on my computer, but my PC is all set-up to be English/UK.

Sssshhhhiiiiiii

"I flew over Egypt once"

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11/28/2015 4:34:19 PM (last edit: 11/28/2015 4:34:19 PM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
Dave, Did you hear about the duck that was a drug addict?
He was a quackhead.

Anyway, to this day I can only use Internet Explorer when downloading things like Max 2016 from AD.
Otherwise, strange things happen.
Just a thought.
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11/29/2015 4:46:24 AM (last edit: 11/29/2015 4:49:28 AM)
show user profile  ijzerman
haha thats nasty. Dont know but i have something similar,
we also moved to 2015 and installed 2015 english on all pc's. Somehow tho, on my coworkers machine all backburner related stuff is in german. Supergeil :)

Bottomline is dont upgrade?
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Pushing buttons since "86
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11/30/2015 11:47:29 AM (last edit: 11/30/2015 11:47:43 AM)
show user profile  Dave
Turns out the language stuff is actually just a bunch of Max files in the install directory (I forget where exactly).

For whatever reason, when I first ran it after install it just picked French, which then meant it was going to be in French every time I opened it. The "fix" was just going to the install directory and opening a non-language specific version of the .max files.

Now I have it in English. Hooray.

"I flew over Egypt once"

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11/30/2015 5:08:32 PM (last edit: 11/30/2015 5:08:32 PM)
show user profile  ccampbell
Nice - I was gonna recommend grabbing the trial installer and then activate with that. Sounds like it may not have worked though. Good to hear its all fixed.




$Entrepreneur = if((Designer + Engineer)*Programmer){Problem Solver};



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11/30/2015 6:42:11 PM (last edit: 11/30/2015 6:42:11 PM)
show user profile  lilyli
i think it will be in english:)
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12/18/2015 3:41:22 AM (last edit: 12/18/2015 3:41:22 AM)
show user profile  Error404
All part of Aderp's plan to continually annoy you

www.DanielBuck.net - www.DNSFail.com

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12/18/2015 10:30:40 AM (last edit: 12/18/2015 10:30:40 AM)
show user profile  LOL500
"Bottomline is dont upgrade? "

Yeah I kind of agree with this, don't temper with stuff that's not broken
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12/18/2015 3:32:03 PM (last edit: 12/18/2015 3:32:03 PM)
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