Windows 10: Computer in wrong language

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  1. Computer in wrong language


    Just changed my computer to display a different language and cannot change it back to English. Can anyone tell me how to do this?

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    JaniceMoore6, Dec 25, 2019
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  2. Windows 10 Installed in the Wrong Language?

    Hello,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    To assist you better I would like to know, what was the base language for your previous Operating system?



    I would suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Remove the Existing language.


    • Press Windows + X on your keyboard.

    • Select Control panel.

    • Select language.

    • Click on the Option adjacent to the
      Existing language.

    • Click on remove under input method.
    Step 2: Add English Language.


    • Press Windows + X on your keyboard.

    • Select Control panel.

    • Select language.

    • Click on Add language.

    • Add the English language from the given list.


    If you want a language pack:

    You may refer to the suggestions posted by Andre Da Costa on the following thread.

    Can I change language in Windows 10 Home edition?

    Hope this information was helpful.
     
    Sahil Bali, Dec 25, 2019
    #2
  3. Windows 10 Mail and Calendar are in the wrong language

    Hi,

    My name is Angel. I am an Independent Advisor. Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    I would suggest you to follow these steps:

    1. Go to Control Panel\Clock, Language and Region\Language

    2. Ensure that English is at the top of the list of languages

    3. Go to Advanced settings

    4. Select English in the "Override for Windows display language"

    5. Hit Save and then restart computer

    Source:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/for...


    Hope the information provided is useful. If the issue persists, reply here and we will be glad to help you.

    Angel.
     
    AngelCarreno, Dec 25, 2019
    #3
  4. RFC3514 Win User

    Computer in wrong language

    Tooltips displayed in the wrong language

    Although my version of Windows is set to English and the GPU-Z "Tooltip Language" appears as "System Default (English (United Kingdom))", the tooltips are appearing in the language corresponding to my system locale (or possibly keyboard layout), not the actual system language. I frequently change the keyboard layout and date format (to match the clients I'm working for and the language I'm writing in), but the system language never changes (and software is supposed to run in that language).

    I can manually select "English (United States)", but this basically makes it impossible for me to select the "correct" language (i.e., UK English), because it doesn't appear in the list (other than as "system default" - but is then ignored). Obviously it makes no difference to me if it's in UK or US English, but people with other language combinations might have a problem.

    It seems the routine that populates the language list in the options is (correctly) determining the system language, but the routine that actually generates the tooltips is (incorrectly) reading the system locale instead of language.
     
    RFC3514, Dec 25, 2019
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