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US Keyboard set to UK locale

Posted on 2014-11-17
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Computer is a HP ProBook 450 G2 running Win 7 Pro.  When i got my laptop & turned it on for the first time i accidentally hit UK for Locale instead of US.  I have gone in & changed the Keyboard format in Region & Language it works fine while logged in but when i log out and try to log in locally it is still in UK format & i cannot figure out how to get a \.  Please help figure to how to force keyboard to use US layout at login screen.

Thanks in advance.
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by:Paul Struik
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You can switch between keyboard layout using SHIFT+CTRL. You should delete al other keyboard layouts so it can't jump to the other layout.
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regedit

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Keyboard Layout\Preload

Double click on 1 and change the number to 00000409 which is English (United States).

Close the registry editor

Logoff and then on again


** The number 00000809 is English (United Kingdom) **

This should work as long as you are sure that the US English version is installed on you PC.
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by:jcimarron
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ManieyaK_--
This reference with graphics may help
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/86239-keyboard-layout-change.html
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by:ManieyaK_
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markc56 Thank you for you comment this fixed my issue.
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by:ManieyaK_
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Thank You for the quick response :)
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