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Sets the user culture for the current user account.
Set-Culture [-CultureInfo*] <CultureInfo> [<CommonParameters>]

The Set-Culture cmdlet sets a specific culture (also known as a locale for unmanaged code development) for the current user account. The information includes the names for the culture, the writing system, the calendar, and formatting for dates and sort strings. For more information, see CultureInfo Class and Configurable Language and Cultural Settings.


-CultureInfo <CultureInfo>

  • This value is required
  • Accepts pipeline input ByValue



This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable.

Example 1
PS C:\>Set-Culture de-DE This command sets the culture for the current user account to German (Germany).
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