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lost language bar in task bar

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#1 esmo


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Posted 25 July 2010 - 06:26 AM

I used to have a language bar as part of my task bar, which showed the selected language. This has now become blank and inoperative. When I try control panel--->languages, the button to select language bar is greyed out, and I am stuck in keyboard options. Anybody have a solution for this? Thanks, esmo

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 08:44 AM

Are you saying that the language bar no longer shows up in the task bar?

If so, try this to get the language back in your task bar:

In an empty spot on your task bar, RIGHT click, choose Toolbars.

Click Language Bar to check it. See if it reappears.

If that doesn't work, you could try a system restore to a time just before the issue began.

Start menu/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore.

Choose a restore point-click Next. Your computer will reboot. After you reboot, you will find out if the restore was successful.

If it is successfully restored, try adding the language bar.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 25 July 2010 - 11:20 AM.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 10:49 AM

I did all that before I posted this. Nothing so far has helped

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:26 AM

Possible solutions: http://forums.techarena.in/windows-xp-support/22732.htm

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:44 PM

I had the same problem after being "hit" by a trojan. This solution mentioned above in the topic applied to my problem also, so I thought I'd share it. :wink:
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