Changing keyboard layout on Windows 8

I was asked how to “reassign keyboard functions” on Windows 8, so that the characters produced by the keys match what’s physically printed on the keys. (Specifically, the @ symbol and the double-quote were swapped; we needed the @ symbol to be shift+2, and the double-quote to be shift+single-quote). This issue is resolved by setting the correct keyboard layout; here’s how to do it.

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