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Is this possible? I need a keyboard layout for Russian and Ukranian - but it's not in the Regional Language and Settings list and I have enabled the advanced languages as well. I've tried Windows Updates, tried downloading MUI's to no avail.

Any ideas?

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In Control panel, go to Regional and Language Options

Under the Languages Tab, click Details

On the Settings screen, click Add...

On the input language, select either:

  • Russian, then you can select Russian or Russian (Typewriter), or
  • Ukranian, where you only have Ukrainian as the keyboard layout.

control panel steps

to add all languages back into the list, you will need this INF file, and your XP install disk.

[INF is a text file, so you can view it first if you want to check it out - it should be the same as your XP install disk]

replace the INTL.INF that is currently in c:\Windows\inf, then reboot the computer. This should restore access to all the languages.

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Russian and Ukranian do not exist under the Input Language Options, that's the problem. – PnP Feb 1 '13 at 15:01
added info on restoring missing languages – SeanC Feb 1 '13 at 15:20
C:\Windows\Inf does not exist – PnP Feb 2 '13 at 22:44
the INF folder is hidden. you will need to enable view of hidden system folders, or when you are in your windows folder, go to the address bar, and type \INF after the c:\windows folder – SeanC Feb 2 '13 at 23:00
Okay - but when does it actually copy the stuff over from the CD? Since I have tried to right click install with the CD in the drive and it does nothing – PnP Feb 2 '13 at 23:02

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