For a laptop using the Windows operating system, enter the control panel, click on the Regional and Language Options button, and proceed to change the language under the Keyboards and Languages tab. The selection changes the display language. Change your input language on the language bar to complete the process.
Select the start button and click the control panel.
On the control panel screen, click the "Clock, language and region" tab. Click on the "Region and language" tab to open up a new window. Click the "Keyboards and language" tab.
Click the "Display language" button to access the languages provided by the operating system. Select your desired language and choose OK. If the language you want is not listed, you will need to install a language package to make the change. The display language includes text boxes, help and support topics, menus and wizards.
Right click on the task bar and click the language bar. Right-click the task bar if you can't find the language bar. When you point to the toolbars, you should see the language bar. Click the Input language bar and select the language you wish to use.
The right laptop depends on the user's particular needs. Think about how the laptop is going to be used and come up with a spending budget. Determine if speed, size, special features or price is most important, and prioritize accordingly. Research various options, and choose a few that seem to fit the necessary price and usage requirements, or consult a PC specialist.Full Answer >
To format a laptop, locate the restore disk that came with the computer, and save drivers and personal files on a burnable disk or external hard drive. Formatting the laptop deletes all its contents, so saving files you wish to keep to a disc or external hard drive is very important. After ensuring that all the necessary files and drivers are saved, access the computer's BIOS from the startup screen, and then set the first drive to CD. Reboot if necessary, and follow the prompts provided by the restore disk. The entire process can take anywhere from several minutes to well over an hour depending on the size and speed of the laptop's hard drive.Full Answer >
For Macintosh and Windows computers, selecting one of the international keyboard layouts using the control panel produces accented characters with any application. If accented characters are required infrequently, use keyboard combinations and special codes unique to each operating system to use accented characters.Full Answer >
Check your computer's history by accessing the control panel from the start menu, entering administrative tools and then accessing the files you need. There is no need for additional tools or software to check this history.Full Answer >