questions regarding language-related computer issues, including the setting or changing of languages

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How can I have the keyboardlayout and system language different in Windows 10?

Is it possible to have the keyboardlayout in one language, say german and the windows system language in another language, say english?
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Set region and language to English, but Startup screen and BSOD in chinese

I am currently using windows 8 on an Asus notebook. Despite having set my language to English, my startup screen is still in Chinese. Can anyone help me please? Thank you. (By the way, just for added ...
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How to build custom text that will have: (a) generic template creation, (b) usability across multiple documents, AND (c) automate update

Problem: Remove inconsistencies between documents. Let’s say I write 5 sentences for "generic provision" (GP) in document A, and use that same language in document B. But if I edit the GP language in ...
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Phantom Russian keyboard layout is keeping added by itself

I bought Notebook with pre-installed Russian Windows 10 (Lenovo G510). I then downloaded then English language pack and installed it. After that I downloaded Windows 10 Upgrade tool which, I don't ...
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Windows 10 Single Language Edition Fails Activation

My question is - what version Win10 should I have downloaded to replace Win7 home premium. I want to make another DVD to do the same on another laptop. Computer has label. Nirsoft Produkey found a ...
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Parsing the output of Windows commands on non-English versions

For a project I'm doing I need to run some Windows commands and then parse their outputs. In particular, the commands I'm interested in are: netstat netsh ipconfig arp I've built my little system ...
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Windows 10 language bar hot keys get forgotten after logout

If you go to Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region\Language\Advanced settingsand click on Change language bar hot keys then you can define hot keys for input languages. My problem is it works ...
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How to switch between just 2 keyboard languages on Windows 10

I currently have 3 keyboard languages in use, but I regularly use just 2 of them. I'm finding a way to switch between only 2 languages without a 3rd party software or a dedicated shortcut for each ...
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Cannot remove “US Keyboard” from quick language selection list (Win+Space Bar)

Update: answered my own question here I have two languages for windows spell check in my system, English (United States) and French (Switzerland), but despite both languages being properly ...
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Are Word 2000 dictionnaries compatible with later versions of Word?

I have a French version of Microsoft Word 2000 on my computer. If I install a later version of Word (for example 2016) in Swedish without uninstalling Word 2000, will both versions of Word be able to ...
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Windows 10 password is in english but I have only Greek now

I just bought a new Lenovo laptop (B50-80 80ew03d9uk ) with preinstalled windows 10. I am using a password with latin characters. The user interface was in English and as a Greek user I tried to ...
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CHange windows 7 system language [duplicate]

How can you change the system language (ie the language for the welcome screen and the default for new accounts) for a win7 computer? Google search answers that you need to have win7 Ultimate and ...
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How do I cause Google Input Tools to reload a custom canonical transliteration scheme?

I use Google Input Tools on Windows 7 with my own custom canonical transliteration scheme for Malayalam. However, to debug this scheme, I have to edit it and cause Google Input Tools to somehow reload ...
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I have two computers with 2 different keyboard languages. Windows 10 keeps mixing them up. How do I change this?

Multiple keyboard issues on 2 PCs w/ windows 10 and same user account Basically, I have two different PC's (one is a desktop and one a laptop) with windows 10 set up on each and I use the SAME user ...
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Windows 8.1 Welcome Screen Language Malfunction

once I changed my system language to Persian, but after a while I reset the settings back to English and the Country to the US. Though everything is English and the welcome screen settings are also in ...
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How to get rid of the weird hybrid [Hebrew language <=> English keyboard] in Win10?

I have two languages: English (English keyboard) & Hebrew (Hebrew keyboard) but there seems to be a 3rd hybrid keyboard kind: Hebrew (English keyboard... what??): I did something which added it,...
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The correct subtitles on my DVD won't play since updating to Windows 10

I click subtitles for the DVD and only get the English DUB captions, NOT the Japanese translated subtitles for the movie. I like to watch movies in their original language with English translated ...
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Mac OS X - switching between languages

I have got two languages, Czech and English. I would like to switch to English language with combination of Alt + Shift Is it possible to configure this on Mac?
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notepad++ - How to choose editor background color for a specific language?

How can I set the background color of the editor for a specific language in notepad++? I know there are similar question on superuser but they don't solve the following problem I have: If I change ...
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How to add or create Argentine Spanish (Rioplatense) as an orthographic corrector on Google Chrome?

I type in Spanish on Chrome every day for my job, but I mostly use Argentine Spanish instead of International Spanish. For the most part, these are interchangeable, but certain verb conjugations (the ...
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Language bar missing on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 & I am the only user. It's a Surface Pro 3 if that helps. One day out of the blue, my language bar disappeared. I've tried pretty much everything short of formatting my PC. I'...
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Bind language switching to a key combination in Win7

I have 3 languages on my computer (has recently added French) and switching them with default Alt+Shift is really annoying, because sometimes you can type the wrong symbol if you forget the language ...
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How to remove redundant point from language switching?

I have 2 languages in my OS and I have 3 points when I click on language in tray: Sometimes when I switch language(ctrl+shift) I switch between rus(rus) and rus(us) and sometimes between rus(us) ...
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How to type “त” (from Hindi) in English alphabet?

I know there is no such syllable as "त" in English, but still is there any way we can write it with English alphabet, using any accent or anything? Like it's done for Spanish or Italian I guess? Also ...
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Some applications displaying squares instead of ideographs

I have a Windows 7 x64. I noticed, that in some applications I have squares instead of Asian languages characters. E.g. in MS Word, in Chrome, in Skype ideographs look fine. I also installed Japanese ...
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Strange mv -vf output under en_US.UTF-8

My mv -vf output is very strange: cd /tmp touch xx yy $ mv -vf xx yy â -> â $ env | grep ^LANG LANG=en_US.UTF-8 The correct output should be: $ mv -vf xx yy 'xx' -> 'yy' This is from, $...
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Is there an English Office Language Interface Pack?

Located in France, I have only access to a French version of Excel and would like to change it to English for programming purposes. I want to use this model, based partly on Excel VBA code. Currently ...
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There is no button for changing display language in Windows Vista

I have an really old Windows Vista Computer (Toshiba, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-Bit (x86)) and I want to change the display language; I've followed the steps from the Microsoft website: Go to ...
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windows 8 keyboard input method not working

I am using windows 8 and suddenly the primary language of my keyboard(Turkish) disappeared from the language bar. The language preferences window still shows it but instead English keyboard is in ...
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How to change the language of Windows Automatic Repair interface?

I have changed my windows language from Greek to English, but the Automatic Repair language is still Greek, and I want to change it to English. (image not mine) Yeah, this is the screen in ...
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How can I delete everything else from my txt except hungarian texts?

I have a localisation file from a game, and unfortunately, this file conain all localized language, but I only need is, the hungaryan texts from them. I would like to make a video series from this ...
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Change Spelling Language on Google Chrome

I use Google Chrome to write in UK English, most of the time. However, occasionally I need to write in US English. How do I change spelling language in Google Chrome? Most advice on the Internet says ...
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Windows 8.1 speech recognition in different languages

A similar question has already been asked, but for Windows 7, and it was a while ago. I wanted to dictate in French and Slovene, as well as in English. Is it true that I can't switch the language to ...
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Can't install language packs on office 2016 online

I downloaded setuplanguagepack.x64.fa-ir and it runs but needs internet connection. I don't have internet connection. How to install just spelling for Persian or other languages offline on Microsoft ...
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Can't change language using Alt+Shift (but only when my language is set to Russian)

I have two languages on my Windows 8.1 computer: English and Russian. When I use Alt+Shift while the language is set to English, everything is working as it's supposed to; however, using this ...
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Keyboard language not setting correctly at startup in Windows 10

I have a clean install of Windows 10 English and configured it to have English UI language but with Portuguese as default input method. The problem is that at startup, after login, the keyboard ...
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Genko Page layout Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013

One of teacher in my school wants Genko page layout which is basically page layout for japanese. I check on internet i should be seeing something like this: This is my add-in snapshot. I am ...
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How to set language for error message in IE F12 developer tools?

I use IE in Czech. Sometimes (like today) the Czech error message doesn't allow to reconstruct the Google-friendly English version, so I would prefer to use the developer tools in English. I didn't ...
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German on my computer

Back a few months ago, my PC went from English to German. At first it didn't bother me because I kind of understood. But, sometimes I'm trying to view a video, and I get the message that it can't be ...
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Switching languages

I'm a translator, I type in Russian and frequently check online dictionaries. I just got a laptop with Windows 10 and encountered an unfamiliar problem. When I switch between Word (really old version) ...
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Windows 10 adds languages by itself

I have 2 language layouts selected: ENG(US) and SLK(QWERTY) in Control Panel\Clock, Language and Region\Language Sometimes, ENG and ENG(US) get added. I have no Idea how to stop it and it's VERY ...
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How can I switch the language in which websites are displayed in Chrome browser?

I would like all websites that I visit in my Chrome browser to be displayed in English. This example of Sunrise Calendar in the Chrome Webstore, for instance, is being displayed in German. How can ...
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Windows 10 input language stuck

I have one employee that has a problem switching her keyboard langage in Windows 10. The input language was set to 'Canadian Multilingual...' but for some reason, the keyboard layout changed to '...
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Language change in FB [duplicate]

Kindly help me with Software Windows 8.1.; my account has been recently hijacked by some guys; they change my language german/english to hungarian in Facebok; the problem -I cannot change the ...
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How to make Google Maps display place names in English

Google Maps displays some place names in the local language - particularly islands, so although the country name Italy is displayed in English for me, I get the island names Sardegna and Sicilia which ...
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Filter Proofing Language list in Office 2013/2016

To change proofing language for a piece of text in Office, one can select Review->Language->Set proofing language. But this box has a huge list, like 150 items, when I have only 3 proofing packs ...
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How to change Windows 10 installation language

I recently download Windows 10 32 bit Now when I run the setup, then the setup language is different. How to change language in English This language is shown, how do I change it to English?
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Different language for user interface and keyboard on Windows 10

On Windows 7 I used to have the display language in English and my native language as keyboard layout. This was very easy to configure, as user interface language and keyboard layout were completely ...
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What is the “language” of a .bat batch file on windows?

When windows is running one of these programs what is the actual language being used? I am guessing C++ sorry if this is in the wrong area this is my first question :D
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Can't type russian in MS-EDIT (Win XP)

Using Windows XP SP3. Want to type russian in MS-EDIT text editor. Language packs installed in control panel. Even East Asian ones. Input Language, Keyboard added:- Russian. Got the language bar in ...