To add another keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME)
Click on Start Button and open Control Panel
Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
On the Languages tab, under Text services and input languages, click Details.
Under Installed services, click Add.
In the Input language list, click the language for the keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
Select the Keyboard layout/IME check box, if multiple options are available, and then click a service in the list.
If Keyboard Layout/IME is the only type of text service available, click an option in that list.
To open Regional and Language Options, click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Regional and Language Options.
There may be only one keyboard layout for some languages.
To add an IME, you must have installed it on your computer first.
- When the Enable indicator on taskbar check box on the Language tab is selected and you have two or more keyboard languages installed, an indicator representing the default keyboard language appears on the taskbar. To quickly switch between keyboard languages, click the indicator, and then click the keyboard language you want to use.
- You may need to have your Windows installation disk ready to insert if requested.