1.    17 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Home, 64-bit

    Foreign Windows: Want English display, but keep foreign keyboard

    I have a Swedish Windows 10 on my PC with an English language pack. However, this means that on start-up, my keyboard layout is also set to English. Is there a way to keep my Windows display language on English, but have the keyboard layout stay on Swedish by default at the same time?
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  2.    17 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,801
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hello, you can set your keyboard input language to whatever you want. You should then find there is a tray icon related to this.

    E.g. via Settings, Time & Language, Region & Language, click your display language, then the Options button, then you will see an option for the keyboard.

    You can also change this via the 'old' Control Panel.

    BUT for searching Settings to work and not give 'Search results aren't quite complete yet..' (even though indexing is complete) you must complete changing the display and speech language- and I think there was sthg else - so these are consistent.

    Please check you can search Settings successfully, and Cortana looks normal.
    Last edited by dalchina; 17 Aug 2016 at 13:11.
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  3.    17 Aug 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 10 Home, 64-bit

    Thanks, I found it. :) Now I don't need to manually change my keyboard back to Swedish every single time I restart my PC.
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  4.    17 Aug 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 8,730
    Windows 10 Pro

    To make your language selections permanent first override the input language setting it to Swedish:

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    Then set your chosen display / input languages default:

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    The above if display language is set to Swedish:

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    Tutorial: Region and Language Settings - Copy in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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