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Windows 7: Different keyboards, different layouts?

16 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Different keyboards, different layouts?

I have two keyboards - one on my laptop, and a USB one I use with a docking station. However, the layouts are different - the laptop has a Swiss-French layout and the USB is US/Australian.

Is it possible to set somewhere that the laptop keyboard always uses Swiss-French layout and the USB one to use US? This is just so I don't have to keep switching between the two when I move around...

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16 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I don't know if any of these programs will do what your looking for but it could be worth looking into. Fabe program to change keyboard layout - Google Search
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16 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

It's not so much changing the layout, but 'assigning' one layout to one physical hardware device (i.e., keyboard), and another layout to a different keyboard, at the same time.
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