Tip & How-To about HP Pavilion a1410n (ER890AA) PC Desktop

Trick to show your name in taskbar

Here is a trick to add your name in place of AM and PM beside time in the taskbar.
It's simple
Goto Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language option -> Customize (beside English US) -> Go to TIME tab -> Change AM symbol and PM symbol from AM and PM to your name -> Apply -> Ok ...IS it changed ??? May be not ...
Now go to time in taskbar and Double Click it to open "Date and time property" ...
Look at the place where time changes in digital format i.e. 02:47:52 AM , click to arrow to chage the AM or PM by selecting and press arrow.
Apply -> OK.
It will Show your name!!

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how to change computer language


1. Click on the menu button on the taskbar.

2. Click on the control panel icon

3. Now I need to know the way you use your Control Panel

4. If your control panel has a blue background. You are using Category view

5. If it has a white background ( This is the same as opening a folder on your computer ) then you are having classic view

Now. The change of language depends on your view ( Either classic or Category ( Explained above ))

Classic view


Classic view will make it much easier for you to change the language.

1. Once control panel is opened. You should find a folder named "Regional and language options"

2. Double click on this icon.

3. A window will pop-up

4. Then there you can change the language. ( to change it is the first thing on that window )

5. Default is English (UNITED STATES)


Category view


1. Fire up your control panel

2. Click on the icon " Date, time, language and Regional Options "

3. Then down under the category "or pick a control panel icon "

4. click on "Regional and language options "

5. A window will pop- up

5. Change the language ( To change the language it is the first things that appears on that screen

6. Default is english (UNITED STATES)

NOTE:- To change back ( since it will be in a different language, remember the placing of the icons.

Jul 14, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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My computer is set on a foreign language how do i get it back to english


Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys


If a language does not appear in the Input language list, the fonts for that language might not be installed. If that is the case, follow the instructions below.

Add language support
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View
  3. Open Regional and Language Options in Control Panel.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Supplemental language support, select the check box beside the applicable language collection
  6. Click OK or Apply. You will prompted to insert the Windows CD-ROM or point to a network location where the files are located. After the files are installed, you must restart your computer.

Sep 17, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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keyboard types wrong letter


Hi,

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Pick a category, click Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options.
  3. Under or pick a Control Panel icon, click Regional and Language Options.

    The Regional and Language Options dialog box appears.
  4. On the Languages tab, click Details.

    The Text Services and Input Languages dialog box appears.
  5. Under Installed services, click Add.

    The Add Input language dialog box appears.
  6. In the Input language list, click the language that you want. For example, English (United States).

    NOTE: When you use the United States-International keyboard layout, you should also use an English language setting.
  7. In the Keyboard layout/IME list, click United States-International, and then click OK.
  8. In the Select one of the installed input languages to use when you start your computer list, click Language name - United States-International (where Language name is the language that you selected in step 6), and then click OK.
  9. In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, click OK.

    Notice that the Language bar appears on the taskbar. When you position the mouse pointer over it, a ToolTip appears that describes the active keyboard layout. For example, United States-International.
  10. Click the Language bar, and then click United States-International on the shortcut menu that appears.
Thanks,
Armymason

Mar 02, 2009 | Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop

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