How to Remove the Keyboard Layout on Windows 10

Windows 10 supports lots of different keyboard layouts for lots of different languages. It allows users to type using a different keyboard, and to type comfortably in different languages.
The language of your keyboard layout controls the characters that appear on your screen when you type. By using the different layouts, you can type all the characters for the languages. In this tutorial, I will show you how you can add or delete the keyboard layouts for your account in Windows 10.

Delete a keyboard layout on Windows 10

Sometimes, Windows 10 adds a new keyboard layout when you add a new language to your machine. It is very easy to change the layout without meaning to. To remove the layout follow the below steps.
Open the Start menu, and click on the Setting app.
Open the Setting app
Go to the Time and languages tab.
Select the Time and Language
Select the Languages tab and scroll down to the languages that you have added.
Click on Language
Click on the language that you want to remove the keyboard for, and click option.
Click on Remove
Select the keyboard layout and click on the remove.
Click Remove

Remove keyboard layout from Registry

Removing a layout from the registry isn’t very intuitive but it is possible. If you have several different layouts added, it will be up to you to identify the one you want to remove.
Type the Run app in the Start menu and press the enter button.
Open Run app
In the run box, type regedit and press the OK button.
Click on OK
Then go to the following key.

HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Keyboard Layout\Preload

Right-click on the key, and select the delete option.

 

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