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Windows 7: Windows Live Language Setting Shortcut - Create


Windows Live Language Setting Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Windows Live Language Setting" Shortcut
Published by Brink
27 Apr 2011
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How to Create a "Windows Live Language Setting" Shortcut

information   Information
This will show you how to download or create a Windows Live Language Setting shortcut to change what language you want to use in all of your installed Windows Live Essentials programs in Windows 7 and Vista.
Note   Note
This is only available if you have already installed one or more of the Windows Live Essentials programs.


EXAMPLE: Windows Live Language Setting
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OPTION ONE
To Download the "Windows Live Language Setting" Shortcut
1. Click on the download button below to download the file below
Windows_Live_Language_Setting.zip
download
2. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

3. Open the .zip file and extract the Windows Live Language Setting shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click on the Windows Live Language Setting shortcut, and click on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button.
NOTE: If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked and you can continue on to step 5.

5. You can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.

6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .zip file on the desktop if you like, or save it to use again.






OPTION TWO
To Manually Create the "Windows Live Language Setting" Shortcut
1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Copy and paste either location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (see screenshot below)
%windir%\explorer.exe shell:::{2BADA6D5-9815-4f01-9957-74AF8077FD18}
OR

(For 64-bit Windows 7)
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelector.exe"

OR

(For 32-bit Windows 7)
"%ProgramFiles%\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelector.exe"

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3. Type Windows Live Language Setting for the name, and click on the Finish button. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
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4. Right click on the new Windows Live Language Setting shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)
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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", copy and paste in the location below and press Enter. (see screenshot below)
%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Windows Live\Installer\LangSelectorRes.dll
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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above and click on OK. (see screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click on OK. (see screenshot below)
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9. You can now Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, assign a keyboard shortcut to it, or move it where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn




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