On Windows 7 we had the option of changing the order of keyboard layouts, so I could have my preferred layout as first to have it be the default at startup.

On Windows 10 I can’t find that option anymore. How can that be achieved in Windows 10?

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    Control panel -> Language. Pay your attention to Advanced settings as well (I hope Win-10 behaviour could be similar to Win-8) – JosefZ Sep 2 '15 at 20:43
  • @JosefZ Thanks. But Windows 10 is different. - No way to change it from there. – ispiro Sep 2 '15 at 20:48
  • I'm on Windows 10 and @JosefZ's approach worked. You can still access the Control Panel's language options, it exists in duplicate with the new Settings app. – Nicolas Louis Guillemot Jul 11 '17 at 23:16
  • Control Panel > Clock, Language, and Region > Change Input Methods > Options (for the given language)
  • Remove all layouts but the one you prefer at the top
  • Save
  • Go back into Options, and add the layouts back in the order you prefer

Very clunky, but it's the only way I've found to set it.

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    This is the correct answer still. Just reorganize the keyboards by adding and removing until the stack is ordered. – Hugo M. Zuleta Jul 31 at 11:34
  • Jesus Christ, is Microsoft even reading this or just avoiding questions like this all the time?? – Arturas M Oct 16 at 20:11

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