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Region and Language Shortcut - Create

How to Create a "Region and Language" Shortcut in Windows 7
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08 Jan 2010
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How to Create a "Region and Language" Shortcut in Windows 7

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This will show you how to create or download a Region and Language shortcut that opens to either the Formats, Location, Keyboards and Languages, and Administrative tabs in the Region and Language window.

You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like for easy use.



EXAMPLE: Region and Language
NOTE: This is "Region and Language" opened to either the Formats, Location, Keyboards and Languages, and Administrative tabs.
Name:  R_L_Formats.jpg
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Size:  129.6 KBName:  R_L_Location.jpg
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Name:  R_L_Keyboards_and_Languages.jpg
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Size:  117.0 KBName:  R_L_Administrative.jpg
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Size:  125.7 KB




OPTION ONE
To Download a "Region and Language" Shortcut
1. Region and Language Formats Tab Shortcut
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Region_and_Language_Formats.zip
download
2. Region and Language Location Tab Shortcut
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Region_and_Language_Location.zip
download
3. Region and Language Keyboards and Languages Tab Shortcut
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Region_and_Language-Keyboard_and_Languages.zip
download
4. Region and Language Administrative Tab Shortcut
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Region_and_Language_Administrative.zip
download
5. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

6. Open the .zip file and extract the Region and Language shortcut to the desktop.

7. Right click on the Region and Language shortcut, and click on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (See screenshot below)
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.
Name:  Unblock.jpg
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8. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.

9. 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 a "Region and Language" Shortcut
1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut. (See screenshot below)
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2. Type the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (See screenshot below)
  • Region and Language Formats Tab Shortcut
Code:
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,0
  • Region and Language Location Tab Shortcut
Code:
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,1
  • Region and Language Keyboard and Languages Tab Shortcut
Code:
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,2
  • Region and Language Administrative Tab Shortcut
Code:
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL intl.cpl,,3
Name:  Step1.jpg
Views: 8755
Size:  93.6 KB
3. Type Region and Language + (tab name) 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 Region and Language shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click on the Change Icon button. (See screenshot below)
Name:  Step3.jpg
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6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", type in the location below and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
%SystemRoot%\System32\intl.cpl
Name:  Step4.jpg
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Size:  45.0 KB
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)
Name:  Step5.jpg
Views: 8689
Size:  100.9 KB
9. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn





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