How come that I have a mix of languages?


  1. Posts : 618
    Windows 10 x64
       #1

    How come that I have a mix of languages?


    When I go into settings, it is English, rightfully so.
    When checking out, for instance, background apps, the left panel of the window is still English, but the titles of the apps are Dutch.

    I am located in The Netherlands, that is correct.
    Settings->Region->Location is set to Netherlands, that is correct.
    Spelling check (like Word, email) should be Dutch, by default.

    However, entire Windows should be set to English.
    Obviously, date/time/currency formats, list separators, etc. they should remain the way I set them.

    Q: Is there a way to do that?

    It makes things easier to follow English tutorials on taking steps within Window.
    Also, when posting screenshots, the Dutch term doesn't need to be translated.

    Thanks!
      My Computer

  2. CountMike's Avatar
    Posts : 18,360
    W10+Developer Insider + Linux
       #2

    Here you can ad any language
    How come that I have a mix of languages?-image.png
      My Computers


  3. Posts : 618
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Many thanks. I gave it a try. Changed settings there (Settings->Region and Language)
    Also changed the language settings within Office (Office Preferred Language Tool).
    Indeed,some parts changed, other parts still remained the same (Dutch).

    Maybe it's going to be solved one day.
    Definitely, it's not something to worry about, just an anomaly I guess...

    How come that I have a mix of languages?-snagit-20112018-071937.png
      My Computer

  4. CountMike's Avatar
    Posts : 18,360
    W10+Developer Insider + Linux
       #4

    Yeah, I have same mix of English and Serbian and the problem is that most translations are very bad.
      My Computers


 

  Related Discussions
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:06.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums