Windows 10: Hot key for changing languages (Win+Spacebar) disabled?

  1.    26 Nov 2015 #1

    Hot key for changing languages (Win+Spacebar) disabled?


    After the latest update, I notice that the Win+Spacebar hot key no longer works, and when I go to configure the language bar, it is not even an option any more. Am I missing something?
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       26 Nov 2015 #2

    Hey Nirc,

    Is This what you're looking for?
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  3.    26 Nov 2015 #3

    AFAIK, Win+Space combination has never been listed as a user-selectable option for switching languages. It is a "built-in" combination for the integrated Windows 8/10 language indicator (the one that says "ENG" instead of "EN"). It is supposed to work always, unconditionally, regardless of what other combination you select.

    What I don't immediately know is what is supposed to happen if you switch from the new integrated language indicator back to the classic XP/Windows 7-style dockable language bar (the one that says "EN"). Is that supposed to disable Win+Space combo or not?

    So, are you using the old-style language bar on your computer? If so, this might be the reason why Win+Space no longer works.
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  4.    26 Nov 2015 #4

    I have no idea how I reverted to an earlier language bar setting, since I certainly did not go through those steps myself. Could be with the latest Logitech mouse software... Anyway, how do I get back to the Windows 10 version? Reversing the process from the link you sent is not that obvius.
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  5.    27 Nov 2015 #5

    I discovered the problem. My Logitech mouse file was updated, but a shut down and a few minutes wait fixed everything.
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