Thursday, October 05, 2006

Windows XP: Turning Off the Language Bar

Do you have the Language bar taking up real estate on your screen, or in your taskbar and you want to get rid of it? Follow the procedure below to turn off this feature.
  • Open the Control Panel folder.
  • Double-click 'Regional and Language Options' applet.
  • Click the Languages tab.
  • Under 'Text services and input languages', press the Details button.
  • Under Preferences, press the 'Language Bar' button.
  • Uncheck the 'Show the Language bar on the desktop' checkbox.
  • Press the OK button twice.
Note: By following this procedure you will be turning off handwriting recognition, speech recognition, and some other accessibility features.

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