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Cannot change my keyboard layout, blank list

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Cannot change my keyboard layout, blank list

    Hi all,

    Today I started up my laptop to make my homework. So I tried to enter an "a with umlaut"(SHIFT+' then a) but it would not work.
    So I checked my keyboard input settings and it is looking like in the attachments.

    Does anyone know how I could fix this?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Schermafbeelding (18).png   Schermafbeelding (19).png   Schermafbeelding (20).png  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,884
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    It should download the Keyboard Layout you choose, until then it will be blank. Hit "Add Language" and this will pop up:

    Language - Add or Remove in Windows 8

    Click image for larger version

    Then it will download the language pack and keyboard layout. Until then, it won't reside on your PC, they don't keep the languages you are not using on hand anymore.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Cannot change my keyboard layout, blank list

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