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How to recover the language selection button/icon on Windows7 login/welcome screen

I recently added a language (Lao) to my Lenovo Windows7 notebook. Subseqently, I routinely changed my password, using Lao characters on the keyboard. The next time I logged out and restarted the ...
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Can't change language in Windows 8

I have some trouble with languages in my Windows 8.1. I can't tell when it happened (what could i do in this time), but right after installing os and maybe a few week after it was okay. But not now. ...
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1answer
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Make Language change specific to window/app not whole system (Windows 8.1)

I have Windows 8.1 Pro English. Sometime I need to use another languages (I did not install any language packs and my locale is English). So I have a few keyboards enabled. However in W7 when I switch ...
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Keyboard problems in Windows 7

How can I change the language of the keyboard in Windows 7, because somehow I changed, but I don't know how? Always when I wake up my computer from the sleep mode, the keyboard of the computer goes ...
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How can I remove a keyboard layout that isn't listed in the control panel?

Here's an interesting oddity: My work computer comes with a corporate disk image preloaded, and it is preconfigured with the German "QWERTZ" keyboard layout. Using the control panel, I added my ...
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Turn off language alt+shift switching feature in Microsoft Word

MS Word keeps switching current writing language on keyboard layout change. I normally write documents in Czech using czech QWERTZ layout, but I also need to write some characters not present in this ...
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1answer
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Where does Windows 7 store input languages that it switches between

Well, I'm having exactly the same problem as described here Windows adding additional keyboard languages by itself except in my case it's Russian and Japanese, and I'm using Japanese keyboard to write ...
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How to type an exclamation point/mark from the Cyrillic Mongolian keyboard in Windows 7?

I'm travelling around Asia and am currently in Ulaanbaatar. Since I'm a language enthusiast as well as a computer enthusiast I'm learning how to type in the Mongolian language, which in Mongolia uses ...
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1answer
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How to insert non-English reference numbers in Office 2010?

I am using Word 2010 (Professional Plus) on a Win 7 machine. I am typing a document in Tibetan, and I would like for the reference numbers (footnote and endnote numbers) to also be in Tibetan, but ...
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1answer
41 views

Norwegian keyboard / Writing in english

I have my keyboard Language set to Norwegian (3 extra letters of the alphabet). When writing in English the first letter of the words (not all - but lots) change to a capitol letter - why?? Many may ...
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1answer
240 views

Windows 8 on Sony Vaio Fit - I have lost the @ key

I have somehow done something on the language settings and now the ' / @ key isn't working at all. I have set he language as English UK and keyboard set in Windows 8. If I change to e.g. US English, I ...
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Mac “c” key not working

My Mac is suffering from a keyboard key mapping problem. I don't know what system update or application update that changed just one key mapping: the "c" key Now whenever I press the "c" key under ...
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2answers
379 views

How to change key mapping for a specific language?

I'm on windows xp, sp3. I use two languages, English and Serbian. When I write in Serbian "z" and "y" switch their keys. When I press the "z" key I get "y" as output and vica versa. This is ...
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MS Office 2013 and Asian languages

I've got a Win7 computer with Office 2013 installed. System language is German. When switching input language to Thai I can type in the system dialog boxes (like start buttno app finder), but can't ...
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1answer
400 views

Laptop keyboard typing foreign language characters on " (like äïöü)?

I have a DELL XPS laptop bought last year, and I hadn't been using it for quite some time, just got it back into my possession in March/April... I use it mostly at home, so don't carry it elsewhere. ...
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2answers
711 views

Windows 8 - 2 languages. How to lock keyboard to only one?

I have small problem with my keyboard languages. I have 2 languages installed on my PC. I have English set as display language and Polish used for Keyboard layout, date and time. (I just don't like ...
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How to change the keyboard layout at the Windows XP login screen

I have a Dell computer with Windows XP Home Edition on it. Yesterday I was fooling around with trying to make my computer read Japanese characters. So buy accident I changed the keyboard layout to ...
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How to get keyboard layouts from microsoft keyboard creator to run in Win 8

So, apologies in advance if I break any house rules as this is my first question on the site. I use my various PCs in English, Hindi and Tamil. The default MS keyboard layout for Tamil is basically ...
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1answer
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How can I change my language/keyboard input language system-wide temporarily?

I currently have two languages set up; English and Dutch. The only difference is in keyboard input. The Dutch one uses the French/Belgian AZERTY layout and the English one uses the Irish/English ...
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2answers
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Windows adding additional keyboard languages by itself

I have this really annoying problem with Win7 adding random keyboard language layouts... I am using Swedish and Japanese since I live in japan and i only use these two (As I can write all the english ...
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1answer
270 views

Short code keys for special language characters

So I am on Windows XP 64-bit and I don't know what I did at install but it's pretty nice. I can do: ~n ~a ~o for ñ ã õ 'o for ó "o for ö `o for ò ^o for ô etcetc. But how did this feature get ...
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489 views

My umlaut/trema vanished on OSX, how do I get it back?

My native language (Dutch) uses the double-dot on top of vowels, aka "umlaut" or "trema". It looks like this: ё, Ü, Ö, ï you get the gist (copy&pasted from the web). Until recently, I was able to ...
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1answer
449 views

Keyboard Messed Up: Windows XP Language Settings

I've added Russian and the Russian typewriter keyboard layout in the Windows XP language settings and was able to use Russian letters in Word without a problem. But when I tried to switch back to ...
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How to use more than one keyboard with different layouts?

I type in many languages, and switching between them is a waste of time. I would like to use several physical keyboards for different languages. So is it possible to use two or more keyboards at the ...
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1answer
1k views

my keyboard is showing wrong charecters on screen

if i hit any key,my keyboard is showing wrong character on the screen. i dont no whats wrong with it. my operating system environment is win XP. if i hit j it shows A and similarly for other ...
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3answers
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How to stop OS X from switching input method (keyboard layout) automatically?

After using the wireless keyboard that comes with the iMac, I have switched to a MS Ergo Natural 4000 one. Surprisingly I had to install extra software as OS X could not work out which keyboard I had. ...
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1answer
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Missing language toolbar in Windows 7

My language toolbar for Korean used to show up in Windows 7 but one day it disappeared. When I checked the superbar property, the language bar entry has disappeared as shown: I checked my regional ...
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XP keyboard and language switching

my problem is a simple one but clearly the solution is not as I've spent the last two hours searching to find a solution. My wife has a French computer with Windows XP in French... Therefore the ...
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4answers
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Why won't Alt+Shift switch languages in Microsoft Word?

I have Windows 7 RTM, Office 2007 SP1, and a computer with English and Hebrew languages installed. In most programs (e.g. notepad), Left Alt+Shift switches from Hebrew to English and vice versa. In ...