A problem that occurs in Windows is the inability to remove the keyboard layout (hereinafter keyboard layout ). If you search for the title on the internet, you will see that as a problem it appears more often with Windows 10 than with older versions.
The language taskbar shows 3 available languages: Greek, English (US) and English (Philippine) added by mistake.
Now in the version Windows 10 2004 in the Control Panel the Language section has been removed and replaced with a selection in the path
Settings Ώ Time and language → Language. Keyboard.
Following the above path to remove the last layout, we see that it is not in the list
Using Powershell and the command WinUserLanguageList to show us the installed keyboard layouts of the system, the results returned were only the Greek and English layout.
In the language switch with Alt + Shift, Filipino English is a real order!
On the internet the solutions that exist either follow the removal process Keyboard layout via Control Panel (for older versions) or from Settings, either checking the Region option, or suggest deleting registry keys such as
In our case they do not apply because our system does not show the device we want to delete.
The solution (with its explanation):
Write in the Start menu: regedit and select Run as Administrator.
Go to the key (or copy - paste in the address bar)
Each string (reference string value) is a reference to a language and the value it takes is the keyboard layout.
The string (Default) has no value and refers to the default system language (Settings) Area)
The string 00000409 is the EN-US language code that is usually second to all
facilities. In our case, by double-clicking on it, we see its value to be 00020409, ie the language layout is US International (QWERTY).
There is also a second string 00003409 with price 00000409 which with an internet search is PHI-US (Filipino English) with US layout
Delete any string other than (Default) and 00000409
If the value in the string 00000409 is a code that we do not have the opportunity to specify, as a sure solution is to enter the same code 00000409 as a value and then (if necessary) change it in the path:
Settings και Time & Language → Language → Keyboard → English → Options → + Add Keyboard
How the problem can be caused:
Personal assessment is a bug caused by the (albeit temporary) change of Area (option
another country). It is the only process by which the language keyboard of the country we have chosen is added without our own other action. By changing the country to the original, this keyboard remains and we can remove it from the Keyboard list.
However, when the keyboard layout is identical to an existing keyboard (in our case Filipino English had the same layout as the US English string), then this is not removed.
This article is not a translation of another and the estimate for the cause of Bug does not exist as explanation on the internet.
So if any reader has another opinion let them share it.