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Language on french/english keyboard switched

How do i change the language back to english on this acer laptop it keeps changing the keyboard to french I have tried to use windows to change the keyboard back to english but it is not working

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SOURCE: Acer Aspire 7530, keyboard language switches

go to control panel
Then regional language option
then set english united states. then apply and ok.
If you not ablwe to read french then just set english it is upperr from current selection 5 or 6 check it.

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2. type intl.cpl in the Run box, and then press ENTER.
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