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Need to translate my Firefox into English. How do I do that?

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I'm presently deployed overseas and using a server in Kuwait. When I select the Firefox icon, it automatically defaults to Arabic. I can't find out how to translate Firefox into English. I downloaded the program in the United States and it worked fine until I got here. Somehow, it defaulted to Arabic via the internet site around here. I would like to know how I can open up my Firefox and use it in English. Right now, it's useless. Thanks.

I'm presently deployed overseas and using a server in Kuwait. When I select the Firefox icon, it automatically defaults to Arabic. I can't find out how to translate Firefox into English. I downloaded the program in the United States and it worked fine until I got here. Somehow, it defaulted to Arabic via the internet site around here. I would like to know how I can open up my Firefox and use it in English. Right now, it's useless. Thanks.

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Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

Recently when I arrived in Kuwait

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Not sure what is installed but I do believe all of the required plug ins are installed.

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cor-el
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If you have the Firefox user interface (menu bar) in the wrong language or want to change the current language then you can get Firefox in the language of your choice here:

Uninstall the current Firefox version, but make sure that you do not remove your personal data.
Install the new Firefox version of the wanted language.

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup and Back up and restore information in Firefox profiles


Some sites automatically redirect you to a site in the local language, based on where your IP locates you.
There is usually a link on such websites choose a language or go to an international version that allows to chose the language.
Clear the Google cookies: Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

If the Google (Firefox) or Yahoo home page is in the wrong language then see:

If you have the Firefox user interface (menu bar) in the wrong language or want to change the current language then you can get Firefox in the language of your choice here: * http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/all.html Uninstall the current Firefox version, but make sure that you do not remove your personal data.<br /> Install the new Firefox version of the wanted language. See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup and [[Backing up your information]] ---- Some sites automatically redirect you to a site in the local language, based on where your IP locates you.<br /> There is usually a link on such websites choose a language or go to an international version that allows to chose the language.<br /> Clear the Google cookies: Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"<br /> If the Google (Firefox) or Yahoo home page is in the wrong language then see: * Google: http://www.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=873 * Yahoo!: http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/homepage/homepage/basics/troubleshoot-02.html

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noelschutz 0 solutions 1 answers

Set http://us.yahoo.com if you want English homepage.

Set http://us.yahoo.com if you want English homepage.