Input method editor keyboard shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+0) switches the input language in Vista

Article ID: 967893 – Last Review: February 12, 2009 – Revision: 1.0

Input method editor keyboard shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+0) switches the input language in Vista

Source: Microsoft Support

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Symptom

An input method editor (IME) keyboard shortcut lets you switch the input language. By design, the CTRL+SHIFT+0 key assignment is standard for all users. However, some applications might use this keyboard shortcut for other purposes. In this case, the application will not work as expected when you use the shortcut with the application.

Resolution

Remove the shortcut assignment to make the application work as expected. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Regional and Language Options.
  3. Click Keyboards and Languages, and then click Change keyboards.
  4. Click Advanced Key Settings, and select Between input languages.
  5. Click change Key Sequence.
  6. For Switch Keyboard Layout, select Not Assigned.
  7. Click OK to close each dialog box.

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APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
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