Event ID 1004 — Language Pack Installation and Removal

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Multilingual User Interface (MUI) language packs and Language Interface Packs (LIPs) are installed and removed on your computer using the Language Pack Setup tool (Lpksetup.exe). You can run this program using the Language Pack Setup Wizard or in unattended silent mode.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1004
Source: Microsoft-Windows-LanguagePackSetup
Version: 6.1
Message: The command line argument %1 is not valid


Use correct command-line syntax

There was an error in your command-line syntax. The command-line syntax is:

lpksetup.exe {/i [* | <language>] | /u <language>} [/r] [/p <language_pack_path>] [/s] [/f]

For more information, see Lpksetup Command-Line Options (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=86011).


To verify that the language pack was successfully installed or removed:

  1. In Control Panel, click Change display language (located under the Clock, Language, and Region section).
  2. Verify the language is listed (or not listed) in the drop-down list.

Note: The drop-down list will only be visible if you have already installed a language pack or if your operating system supports Multilingual User Interface (MUI). MUI language packs can only be installed on Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Enterprise.

Language Pack Installation and Removal

Setup Infrastructure