Set the Primary Language in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng, Anonymous

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    The first thing that we need to do is access the charms menu by moving the mouse cursor to the upper right corner of the screen.
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    When the charms menu opens, we need to click "Settings".
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    Then, we need to click "Change PC settings".
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    In the new window, we need to select "Time and language".
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    Then, we click "Region and language".
    Once we click "Region and language", a list of languages will be available for us. In this case, "English (United States)" is set as the primary language.
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    To change the primary language, we need to choose the language.
    For example, let's go ahead and click "Georgian".
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    Then, we click "Set as primary".
    Once "Set as primary" is clicked, the system may need to download additional settings for the language. We have to wait for it to finish.
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    When the language is set as primary, we need to simply restart the computer.
    Alternatively, we just sign out and sign in again.
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