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When I try to add Persian keyboard layout on my Windows 7 x64, the keyboard doesn't show up in the language bar. For example, when I add English, Arabic, and Persian keyboard layouts as shown in the following figure,

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the only available languages will be English and Arabic:

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The properties for the Persian layout shows a blank keyboard:

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I had installed a Persian accounting software with probably caused the problem. I've tried sfc /scannow to revert changes to system files, if any, but sfc didn't find any issues.

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Maybe you should install the locales separately? –  Eugene S May 3 '12 at 15:19
@EugeneS: No. The Persian locale along many other languages is a part of Windows 7. I have no problem with installing Persian locale on other PCs running Windows 7. –  Isaac May 4 '12 at 20:27

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