18.104.22.168 Lab – Region and Language Options in Windows 8 Answers
Lab – Region and Language Options in Windows 8 (Answers Version)
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.
- Log on to the computer.
- Click Control Panel > Language.
- The Language window opens. Click Change date, time, or number formats.
What regional format is being used?
Answers may vary. English (United States)
- The Region window opens. Select Belarusian (Belarus) from the Format drop-down box. Notice how the formats have changed.
What are the tabs that can be customized?____________________________________________________________________________________
Formats, Location, Administrative
- Click Cancel.
Step 2: Add a Keyboard.
- Click Add a language.
- 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.
- Click Belarusian > Add.
Step 3: Work with the Taskbar Language button.
- A language button is now displayed on the taskbar. Click the language button.
- Click Belarusian.
- Click the Language button again, and change the keyboard back to the default.
Step 4: Remove the Keyboard
- In the Language window, select the new keyboard and click Remove.
- Close all open windows.
Why would someone wish to change the input language of the operating system?
Answers may vary. Someone may be bilingual and wish to use a second or third language as the primary source of input. Someone also may not understand the primary input language and wish to use the one that is native to them.