Control Panel: Clock, Language and Region
The next main section in control panel is the clock, language and region settings. This is not a very large section and most of the settings can be set up when you install Windows or when you upgrade from an older versions of Windows. The first option is to configure the Date and Time, this is discussed in detail in the Taskbar
section. The next section is the Regional and Language Options, with this options you can install new display languages onto your computer. You can also change options that were available when you installed Windows, such as the display language, the country or region, the date, time or number format and the keyboard or other input method. This can be seen below:
Through the regional settings options, you can change the format of the PC for the specific country you live in. To change a format just click on the drop down list and select the correct country. You also can customize the format if you wish to change the way certain items are displayed such as currency or the time. The next tab is the Location tab, this is separate to the format settings on your pc, it is mainly for external sources such as the internet to know which region your computer is from. Keyboards and languages allows you to change the keyboard layout to your own local format as well as install new language support onto the system. You can change the language on your system by going through settings, or by using the language toolbar on you taskbar to quickly switch languages. The language toolbar can be enabled or disabled by right clicking on the Windows taskbar and by going into toolbars and selecting the appropriate toolbar.