Troubleshoot Windows Media Center onscreen keyboard problems

Check your language and region settings

This problem might occur if the language and regions settings are:

  • Changed on the Media Center computer after the Media Center is added
  • Not set correctly when the Media Center Extender is added

To fix this, reconfigure the language and region settings. Here's how to do this on a computer that is running Windows 8:

  1. On the Charms Bar, click Settings.
  2. Under Settings, click Control Panel.
  3. Click Clock, Language, and Region.
  4. Click Language, and then click Advanced settings.
  5. Click to select the Use the desktop language bar when it’s available checkbox.
  6. Click Options.
  7. Click to select Floating on Desktop.
  8. Click Apply, click OK, and then click Save.
  9. Click Control Panel Home.
  10. Click Clock, Language, and Region.
  11. Click Region.
  12. On the Administrative tab, click Copy settings.
  13. Click to select the New user accounts checkbox, and then click OK two times.

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