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Changing region in win 8

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I have windows 8 pro.

When I open the Store app, it always shows prices in Pounds. How do I change it to always show India Rupees?

Other apps/sections of my PC also bring up stuff that is suitable for UK. How do I change everything everywhere so that it always shows India, Rupees and whatever is relevant to the India region?
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Open the Control Panel, select "Language". Here you can select your location, add languages (for example you could probably get hindi), keyboard layouts etc.
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by:Scobber
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don't forget to copy them to the system accounts too:

Control Panel
Region
Administrative
Copy Settings

Change system locale
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