laptop and a wrench


The localized French version of ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2.2 installs in French, but the software opens in English.

Last Published: November 27, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000089989
SubmittedAugust 17, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.2.2
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version2008 R2
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This is an expected behavior. The core setup has localized panels but always installs English resources. The language pack is required to localize the product.


Install the language pack, or change the operating system.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089989


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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