The Microsoft Windows operating system comes with plenty of useful utilities. One of its most important tools is the virtual keyboard. Many people are unaware of the fact that the font of this tool is changeable. As Windows OS comes with various types of fonts, you can use the virtual keyboard to type directly in any language of your choice.

To open virtual keyboard in Russian, Farsi, Thai, Tamil, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam or any other language on Windows XP, 7, 8.1 or 8 operating system, please follow the below steps:

Go to the control panel of your PC or laptop. Open the “Region and languages” tool or select “change keyboard + other input methods” option from the control panel.

Now, click on the switch keyboards button. Once you do so, the OS will open a new window with a drop-down list and many other buttons. Click on the Add button. Now you’ll see an expandable list of all countries with their official or local languages.

From this list, click on any option of your choice. If you’re from India, select the Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam or Gujarati option. To start Farsi, Thai or Russian keyboard, choose the appropriate location from the list. Once you’re done with this step, click on the OK button. This will take you back to the main Window of input languages tool.

Open Virtual Keyboard in any language on Windows OS

From the list of keyboards you see on your screen, choose the language you have opted for and click on the move up button. Now click on the Apply and Ok buttons. Windows OS will now install a drop-down list of languages in your Windows XP, 7, 8 or 8.1 OS taskbar.Now open

Now, open Microsoft on-screen keyboard utility. Select the language of your choice from the taskbar. Now, open notepad or any application of your choice and use this tool to type in.


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