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Windows 7: Can't Write In Another Language

06 Jun 2011   #11
Chris Nicola

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit SP1

[QUOTE=seavixen32;1432714]Perhaps a longshot, but have you tried setting things up in the Control Panel rather than your language taskbar?

Thanks Seavixen.

I installed the Win 7 Greek language pack and that did not solve the issue although it may help me in the future with other things so I thank Jimbo45 for this good suggestion.

Following your suggestion Seavixen I tried an experiment and deleted the Greek language and keyboard IBM Greek Latin 319 from the control panel and then added it again with 4 other keyboards as well:
Greek Language - keyboard Greek/Greek 319/Greek 319 Latin/Greek

After testing it with Word it seems that the Greek and Greek 319 keyboards can indeed write in Greek but the Greek 319 Latin and Greek do not and only write in English characters. I have no idea if this is normal or not. However the problem was that an incompatible keyboard was selected. Since the Greek 319 keyboard resembles my keyboard layout I will stick with that.

I wish to thank you all for your replies and for helping me to solve this issue.

Kind Regards


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06 Jun 2011   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

You're very welcome Chris.

I'm pleased we were of some help and thanks for letting us know.
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