6.1.2.16 Lab – Region and Language Options in Windows 8 (Answers)

6.1.2.16 Lab – Region and Language Options in Windows 8 (Answers)

Introduction

In this lab, you will examine regional and language settings in Windows 8.

  • A computer running Windows 8

Step 1: Open the Language and Region Tools.

a. Log on to the computer.

b. Click Control Panel > Language.

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c. The Language window opens. Click Change date, time, or number formats.

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What regional format is being used?
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d. The Region window opens. Select Belarusian (Belarus) from the Format drop-down box. Notice how the formats have changed.

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What are the tabs that can be customized?
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e. Click Cancel.

Step 2: Add a Keyboard.

a. Click Add a language.

b. The Add a language window opens. Scroll through the list of languages. Notice the changes to the output in the boxes of how data is displayed using different formats.

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c. Click Belarusian > Add.

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Step 3: Work with the Taskbar Language button.

a. A language button is now displayed on the taskbar. Click the language button.

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b. Click Belarusian.

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c. Click the Language button again, and change the keyboard back to the default.

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Step 4: Remove the Keyboard

a. In the Language window, select the new keyboard and click Remove.

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b. Close all open windows.

Reflection

Why would someone wish to change the input language of the operating system?
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