Enabling Hindi language typing support in Windows 7 PC/laptop
Navigate to : Control Panel -> Region and Language
In this screen select thirdt tab at top “Keyboards and Languages”
Select “Change keyboards”
Now add Hindi -> Select Devanagari INSCRIPT layout.
That’s it, done !!!
Now the usability aspects:
The Selected language will show up in Taskbar at right corner bottom. This would be in most cases EN.
For typing in Hindi, just click on this text and select HI layout.
For regular users, the hotkey combination is left Alt+Shift to switch between the two languages.
Now you can type using the Devanagari layout. See the above picture for key layout on top of English QWERTY keyboard.