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Windows 7: Unwanted language keeps popping up in my keyboard languages

29 Aug 2011   #1
pafkata90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Unwanted language keeps popping up in my keyboard languages

Since about a month ago Chinese language started popping up in my typing languages. I have 1 English and two Bulgarian languages if that's of any help. And when I go through them with alt+shift about once or twice a week Chinese comes there as well. I have no idea what brought this. When I go to the Input Languages it's not there. So I have to add it, apply, and then remove it in order to make it disappear from my language bar.
Any ideas on how to fix that?


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29 Aug 2011   #2
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Run a scan with malwarebytes and see what you come up with. Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware, anti-virus and spyware removal download Run a full scan after a complete update..

Just out of curiosity you haven't installed the Chinese language pack by mistake have you? You can check your update history in windows update to see..

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29 Aug 2011   #3
pafkata90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks for the response. I did a full scan after update with Malwarebytes, as you suggested, and didn't find anything. Then I did a scan with ESET Smart Security (the one I use for overall protection) and found two files with the same name f7d277e.exe in the Windows dir. It said it's an ad-ware. So it's deleted now and I'll see if that solved the problem.
And no, I don't have any other language pack installed other than English . I'll write again if I see CH in the language bar again.
Thanks again.
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30 Aug 2011   #4
pafkata90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No, it's not fixed. It just came up again. Any other ideas?
Sorry for the double post, but I wanted to update the topic.
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30 Aug 2011   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Check and see if you have any programs that you don't recognize and look in msconfig and see if their is something you also don't recognize starting up.
I would also run Super Anti Spyware.
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30 Aug 2011   #6
pafkata90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Everything's the same way it's always been. Nothing new or unusual there.
PS: Super Anti Spyware found a bunch of tracking cookies but I don't think that's the root of the problem. I just now saw that this evening there were 5 updates to some Chinese dictionary as it says ??

4. sept. update:
It seems like the root of the problem was the Office proofing tools I had installed. I must have chosen bad settings when installing them. After the reinstall it's been ok. Thanks to you, who tried to help
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