Advice 1: How to restore the keyboard layout

Often producing certain changes in the operation of the computer, the user can not remember what menu a particular function of operating system. Return the standard layout of the keyboard is one of these problems.
How to restore the keyboard layout
Instruction
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Turn on the computer, using the menu "start", open "control Panel". It is responsible for most of the settings of your operating system, here you can restore its original state.
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Locate the "Language and regional standards". Here you can not only change the settings of keyboard layouts the keyboard, but also add new languages or to change the command keys to switch between them when entering text, and so on.
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In the small window that appears with multiple tabs, select the second "Language". Find the button settings, click on it and you will appear on screen another window. Adjust the keyboard according to your own preferences, apply changes, close all Windows by clicking "OK".
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If you want to change settings, switch modes, click the settings window's regional settings on the language tab of the "Advanced" button at the bottom of the list. In the opened window, choose which key combination to change the layout you prefer to use. Apply and save the changes.
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If you want to return to the quick access toolbar additional display language settings, click the right mouse button and select the settings toolbars. Select the desired item. Also here you can configure and display other additional elements of the operating system.
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If you can't see the language bar, check your computer for viruses. If that doesn't work, do a system restore from a point created at the time when the layout of the keyboard was in the desired mode. Use the list of installed programs using the menu "start". Open standard maintained utilities and restore the system to its previous state.
Note
System restore will remove programs installed during the period from the generated point to the current moment.
Useful advice
Create a system restore point.

Advice 2: How to add a keyboard layout

To add to language bar Windows layout keyboard for such common languages as English, Russian, German, etc., as a rule, is not too difficult.
How to add a keyboard layout
You will need
  • - computer with Windows operating system;
  • - connect to the Internet;
  • - installation disk for your version of Windows.
Instruction
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Click with the right mouse button on the icon "EN" or "EN" in the lower right corner of the screen.
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In the drop-down list, select the item "Settings...".
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In the opened window "Languages and text services" in the field "Installed services" click "Add...".
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In the window "Add input language" which was revealed now open the drop-down list in the "input Language" and choose among the options presented the necessary language.
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In the "layout of the keyboard or input method", open the drop-down list and select the desired layout from the options presented.
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Click "OK". You need a layout will appear in the "Installed services", where You can see its name and icon which it will be stated in the language bar (in the lower right corner of the screen). With the button "Delete" you can easily get rid of the unnecessary layout.
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Click "Apply" and then click "OK" located at the bottom of the window.
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If You do not find the desired layout in the list, as often happens in the case of some Eastern and rare languages, do not worry. You can copy the required layout from the Windows installation disc or find the appropriate language pack on the Internet.
Note
Follow the clear step-by-step instructions, carefully completing each step. Note the icon which will be added the keyboard layout in the language bar (in the lower right corner of the screen). Remember that with a larger number of layouts you'll need more time for their shifts. Timely remove unused layouts. To add to the language bar, the keyboard, downloaded from the Internet or from the Windows installation disk, before installing, carefully read the relevant guidance.

Advice 3: How to repair switch languages

Language panel in the operating systems of Windows is used to switch keyboard layouts by pressing Ctrl + Shift or Alt + Shift. But sometimes the panel disappears because of accidental deletions or failures in the system.
How to repair switch languages
You will need
  • Recovery download file ctfmon.exe.
Instruction
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For a map of the languages of thefirst panel meets the file ctfmon.exe which by default should be on the startup menu. Its absence indicates a problem with the download, which could be caused by another failure. To restore the operation of this panel must try to restore it using the applet "regional and Language options".
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For the Windows 7 operating system. Click "start menu" and go to "control Panel". In the opened window, select the item "Language and regional standards". In the applet window go to the tab "keyboards and Languages", then click "Change keyboards".
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Go to the tab "Language bar" and check the box next to "Docked in the taskbar". Click "Apply" and close any open Windows.
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Open the desktop and click the right mouse button on the icon "Computer" from the context menu, select "Manage".
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Open the item "task Scheduler", then select "task scheduler Library". Open the "Microsoft" then "Windows" and select "TextServicesFramework". In the right part of the window, find the item "MsCtfMonitor", then right-click on it and select "Enable".
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After that, restart your computer and check the language bar.
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For Windows XP operating system. Just right click on the taskbar, click on the element with the list of "toolbars" and select "Language bar".
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Then click menu "start" and go to "control Panel". In the opened window, select the item "Language and regional standards". In the applet window, navigate to the tab "Languages" and click the "read More".
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In the new window, navigate to the "Advanced" tab and uncheck the option "turn Off advanced text services". Go back to the Settings tab of the same window and click "Language bar", then check the box next to "Show the language bar on the desktop".
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After that, if desired, the panel did not appear, therefore, the problem arose because of the file ctfmon.exe. To resolve this problem click, the start menu and select Run. In the opened window type msconfig in the empty field, then click "OK".
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In the system settings window, navigate to the "startup" tab and check the box next to the line ctfmon. After restarting the computer, the language bar should be displayed.

Advice 4: How to recover keyboard

While working on computer keyboard is exposed to the largest loads, which can gradually cause it to malfunction. If the regular PC keyboard is easy to replace the new ones, laptop repairs becomes a problem.
How to recover keyboard
You will need
  • - awl or hook;
  • - conductive glue "Contactor".
Instruction
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The vast majority of cases, the keyboard goes down when spilling her fluids or in contact with debris under the keys. Repair normal keyboard is advantageously carried out only if it is still quite new. Typically, such a keyboard can be easily disassembled, and any problems with it not occur. Much more difficult is the case with laptops, this option will be considered.
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If you spilled something on the keyboard, immediately turn off the laptop by power button, unplug from the mains and remove the battery. The best option is to immediately take the computer to a service center, since self-repair is a risk completely ruin the keyboard. But if you are confident in your abilities, you should immediately take them down.
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Dismantling the vast majority of modern keyboards begins with the removal keys. Before starting, don't forget to take a picture of the keyboard, to the Assembly to properly install the keys, or redraw their location. Then try to remove one of the rarely used keys, using a suitable tool such as an awl or hook. The keys are attached with special clips, so you have to understand which side should pry off the key and where to pull, it pulls. Once you get to remove one key, in the same way and remove the rest.
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Under the keys are rubber washers. Carefully remove them: those that are filled, place in warm water with added detergent for washing dishes. To the same place and filled the keys. After removal keys remove the mounts on which they were installed (elevators). Gently rock the one Elevator in hand, let's see how it is attached. Remove it, then remove the rest. Filled elevators also send in a container of water.
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Now you can easily take the rest of the keyboard. Your task – to get to the film carrying conductive tracks. Usually films three: two paths and one between them, providing the necessary clearance and prevent the circuit conductors. Contact is only possible in locations of holes in the film.
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Evaluate the condition of films. If liquid was spilled a little and didn't hurt them, dry them, and assemble the keyboard. If moisture got into the package of films, they have to separate and wash. Handle the film very carefully! Maybe separation will have problems, as they can be glued into a single package. In this case, you will need a Hairdryer and a scalpel. Hairdryer heat bonding film adhesive and separate them with a scalpel. Work carefully, as the conductors are very thin, they are easy to break.
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Disconnecting film, wash them in cold water, nor to any case do not RUB the track you just erase. Dry film during the day, then check the tester for faulty paths. If there are breakages, restore them conductive glue "Contactor", it can be purchased in the shop. Let it dry for a couple of hours, again check the paths. Then reassemble the keyboard.

Advice 5: How to change the keyboard layout

The layout of the keyboard is called a mapping table of keys assigned to the action enter the letters and numbers of the alphabet, unprintable characters, teams. Often to switch the table you have to enter letters in different alphabets - Russian and English. Change keyboard layout - very simple operation, which can be implemented in several ways, or even automate.
How to change the keyboard layout
Instruction
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The easiest way to switch Russian layout into English with the help of "hot keys". Press Alt and hold Shift - this combination is typically used by default. If this combination doesn't work, try Ctrl + Shift - this option is also provided in settings of the operating system. A third option - the key "E".
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If your key combination does not suit you, it can be replaced in the OS settings by selecting one of the listed in the previous step. If you are using the latest versions of Windows 7 or Vista - open the window with the settings you want the easiest way in this way: press the Windows key and type "rusk", then, in the list of search results click on "Change keyboards or other input methods".
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In the opened window click button "Change keyboards", and next click the tab "keyboard" and click "Change key sequence". In the last running system window you will find two sections with the same set of fields to select shortcuts - select in the left column. The right is intended to change the layout within the same language - for example, if your OS in addition to the main match table has a phonetic ("YAVERTY"). Then close all three Windows by clicking the OK button.
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You can switch the layout with a mouse - click the pointer icon in the system tray that displays the current input language ru/EN, and select in the popup list the desired line.
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With the help of additional software the procedure to switch the input language can be automated. Install, for example, a very popular program of this kind Punto Switcher and it will take such work for themselves - will track everything you type with the keyboard, to identify and change language, changing in the right way typed words.
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