Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 for PC

Display Your name after time in taskbar

1>start
2>Control pannel
3>Regional and language
4>customize
5>Go to time tab
6>Change AM and PM to your name.
(Didt try with other windows os)

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i want to change the language of pc


go to start -->control Pannel --> Reginal and Language Options and from Regional Option Tap change the Language to the Language you want

Jul 12, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I need to add Arabic language


Hi W_afana,

If you're looking for instructions on how to install another language like Arabic in your system, just follow the steps given below. I included options for two different operating system.

If you're using Windows XP please follow these steps:

1. Click Start, and then point to Control Panel.
-->In the Windows XP classic Start menu, click Start, click Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2. Double-click Regional and Language Options.

3. Click the Languages tab, and then click Details under "Text Services and Input Languages".

4. Click Add under "Installed Services", and then click the language you want to add and the keyboard layout you want to use for that language.

5. To configure the settings for the Language bar, click Language Bar under "Preferences".

For Windows 7

1. Click Start, and then point to Control Panel.

2. Select Change Display Challenge under the Clock, Language, and Region Box.
--> if you're in classic view just select Regional and Language Options.

3. Now click the Keyboard and Languages tab, and click Install/Uninstall Languages.

4. You will be provided with 2 options, launch windows update or browse computer.

5. Select the 2nd option and Browse to your DVD drive and then navigate to the directory in which Language pack is in.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Mar 04, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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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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é comes up when i try to press the key for a slash


I believe you have the wrong keyboard input language installed as the default language.

If you are using Windows Vista...

1. Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)

2. Click on the Regional and Language Options icon.

3. Click on the Keyboards and Languages tab.

4. Click on the Change keyboards button.

5. To Select a Default Input Language, under the Default input language section, click on the drop down menu and select a language (English (United States) - US?).

6. Click "Ok" and try your keys.


If you ar eusing Windows XP...

1. Open the Control Panel. (Classic View)

2. Click on the Regional and Language Options icon.

3. Click on the Languages tab.

4. Dlick the "Details" button.

5. In the windows that opens, choose the "Settings" tab, and change the "Default input language to "English (United States) - US", and make sure in the window below, the Keyboard is set to "US"

6. Click "Ok" twice and try your keys.

Sep 19, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

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japan language format


Start Button > settings > Control Panel > Regional and Language > Formats tab, scroll to English (United States) > Location Tab, scroll to United States > Keyboards and Languages Tab, click on change and scroll to English (United States)-US , click on the add button and remove the japanese keyboard...hit apply. Click on Language bar and select hidden. click apply and OK and drop that window. Click on the administrative tab > Click on System Locale and change to English - (United States) Hit apply and ok and your keyboard and language is now American, English

Sep 07, 2009 | Toshiba Satellite A135-S2386 Notebook

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