Autodata 3.38 is a software that provides technical information and diagnostics for various vehicles. It is widely used by mechanics, workshops, and enthusiasts who want to access data such as wiring diagrams, repair times, service schedules, fault codes, and more. However, some users may encounter a problem with the language of the software, as it may not match their preference or location. In this article, we will show you how to change the language of Autodata 3.38 to any of the available options.
Step 1: Download the Language Pack
The first step is to download the language pack that you want to use for Autodata 3.38. You can find various language packs online, such as English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, Italian, etc. For example, you can download the English language pack from this link: https://www.digital-kaos.co.uk/forums/showthread.php/650204-AUTODATA-HELP-JUST-TO-CHANGE-THE-LANGUAGE! [^1^]. Make sure to save the file in a location that you can easily access later.
Step 2: Locate the Autodata Installation Directory
The next step is to locate the Autodata installation directory on your computer. There are two ways to do this: one is to right-click the Autodata icon on your desktop and click \"Open file location\", or by going to C:\\\\ADCDA2 and double-clicking the folder. This is where all the files and folders of Autodata 3.38 are stored.
Step 3: Rename the Old Language Folder
Before you install the new language pack, you need to rename the old language folder so that you can go back to it if you want. To do this, find the folder named after your current language (for example, ENG for English) and right-click it and select \"Rename\". Then add .old to the end of the folder name (for example, ENG.old). This will prevent any conflicts or errors when installing the new language pack.
Step 4: Extract the New Language Pack
Now go to the downloaded language pack and double-click it to open it. You should see a folder named after your desired language (for example, ENG for English). Extract this folder to C:\\\\ADCDA2 by dragging and dropping it or using the \"Extract\" option. Make sure that Autodata 3.38 is closed before you try to rename or extract the new language pack.
Step 5: Run Autodata 3.38 and Enjoy
Now run Autodata 3.38 and see if the language has changed to your preference. If it has, you have successfully changed the language pack for Autodata 3.38. You can now access all the technical information and diagnostics for your vehicles in your own language. Enjoy!
If you encounter any problems or errors when changing the language of Autodata 3.38, here are some tips that may help you:
Make sure that you have downloaded the correct language pack for your version of Autodata 3.38. Some language packs may not be compatible with older or newer versions of the software.
Make sure that you have extracted the language pack to the correct location (C:\\\\ADCDA2). Do not extract it to any other folder or drive.
Make sure that you have renamed the old language folder to avoid any conflicts or errors. Do not delete or move the old language folder, as you may need it later.
Make sure that Autodata 3.38 is closed before you rename or extract the new language pack. Do not run the software while performing these steps.
If you still have problems or errors, you can try to reinstall Autodata 3.38 and then repeat the steps above.
How to Change the Language Back
If you want to change the language of Autodata 3.38 back to your original one, you can follow these steps:
Go to C:\\\\ADCDA2 and find the folder named after your current language (for example, ENG for English).
Right-click this folder and select \"Rename\". Then add .new to the end of the folder name (for example, ENG.new).
Find the folder named after your old language with .old at the end (for example, ENG.old).
Right-click this folder and select \"Rename\". Then remove .old from the end of the folder name (for example, ENG).
Run Autodata 3.38 and see if the language has changed back to your original one. 248dff8e21