How to prevent Windows from switching keyboards

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    Windows 10

    How to prevent Windows from switching keyboards

    Today (never before) Windows insists on changing my keyboard settings from US International to just US, when I press certain keyboard shortcuts (that I use in another program). I could see the language selector pop up to the right of my screen a few times. I have reset this back to US International a few times via the Start > Settings > Time & Language, but that method has now stopped working. As far as I can see, I have only ONE language (US English) set, and only ONE keyboard (US International), but when I type in any text editor, it doesn't use US International (it uses just US). So now I'm permanently locked of US International (I can reboot, but I don't have time to reboot every few minutes, really). Is there a surefire way to tell Windows 10 that I always, always want to use US International and never, ever anything else?
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    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 20H2 Build 19042.928

    Once you have it back working the way you need you can disable the keyboard shortcuts that have changed layouts inadvertently -

    Advanced keyboard settings,
    Input language hot keys,
    Advanced key settings tab,
    Change key sequence,
    Set Switch input language to Not assigned,
    Set Switch keyboard language to Not assigned,

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