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In windows 7, if there are two opened application, when one is focused and you press alt+shift it changes language for that application and after switch to focus another application the language automatically changes to default unless you press alt+shift for that one too. but in windows 8 when press alt+shift it changes language for all application.

is there any way to change this behavior in windows 8 to act like windows 7?


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This isn't a programming question. – mydogisbox Dec 5 '12 at 15:23
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You need to open Control Panel, go to Language item, then press "Advanced Settings" link, and then mark checkbox "Let me set a different input method for each app window" under "Switching input methods" section. Then your Language switching will be exactly like in Windows 7.

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