Changing keyboard layout from QWERTY to AZERTY at login screen on Windows 7

Submitted by Jochus on Thu, 01/12/2016 - 14:34 | Posted in: Windows


I had the problem on a Windows 7 VM installation the keyboard layout was always set to QWERTY at the login screen. Once logged in, everything was AZERTY. So keyboard settings were configured correctly.

I solved the issue by updating the following registry entry:


HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Keyboard Layout\Preload

Change the value to 00000813 (it was set to 00000419 in my case)

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