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post #1 of 26
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No matter what I try, I cant get vista to swap from qwerty to Dvorak.

I go into control panel, language settings, keyboard, and there are no other layouts to choose from.

I try to google for "Vista Dvorak Simplified Keyboard installer" and all other possible search strings and its still a no go. every package I grab either cant install or after it installs, I get nothing =/

any ideas? I'm dead set on swapping, so please, dont try and convince me otherwise.
Edited by Bluescreen_Of_Death - 2/17/09 at 8:46pm
post #2 of 26
Have you tried this one? http://www.microsoft.com/enable/trai...ta/dvorak.aspx
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post #3 of 26
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Yes, I tried that page, but its not that I'm going to the wrong place to change my layout, just that there arent any layouts to choose from.

and the page even says Vista comes with the layout by default >.<
post #4 of 26
OK, I understand. I'll check if it's available on mine, but I'm using Ultimate.
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Ok, it's in mine, check this, it might be that you didn't see it: (check under English United States).

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post #6 of 26
Good luck with the switch, buddy! Been using dvorak for years and its ****ing sweet ^^
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post #7 of 26
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Well, the problem is on that "add a language" window, its just blank.....

I'd post a screenshot but I'm not on my sig rig atm. I'm on my lappy.

and cause it has Ubuntu, I've begun the swapover xD
Edited by Bluescreen_Of_Death - 2/18/09 at 7:54am
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You might want to do a repair install of your win vista installation. Is this a full version sp1 of Vista? Have you installed from original dvd?
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My CD is an original release CD... think it will matter?
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have you installed the language pack from live update first??? cause i think that you need the language pack in order to change keyboard....
     
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