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How to change your keyboard to french keyboard AZERTY or vice-versa?

Hello friends!
Sometimes we get laptop gifts from our relatives from abroad but the keys are AZERTY but types in as a QWERTY.

Well, go to control panel / Region & Language/ keyboards & languages(Tab)/ Change keyboards / Add (button) / choose french language /
You may need to expand to choose etc
Apply changes/ select the US keyboard to remove, apply changes & Restart
That's it!

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how can we change the qwerty keyboard into azerty one many thanks for your support

HOLD DOWN THE CODE KEY, PRESS AND RELEASE THE "L" KEY TYPE 251, RELEASE THE CODE KEY. You will probably need a matching print wheel.


May 12, 2011 | IBM Wheelwriter 30 Typewriter

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i have acer aspire 7720G. so i have to displace my battery, i dont know if my model is querty or azerty. in the list of my model batteries are with azerty or querty and i dont know if i have azerty or querty so please help me. thanks

Assume it is qwerty as this is the most common. You can always change it later on.
I hope I have been of help but please do not hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.

Feb 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have a new nokia E63 When I type a W it gives


I have good news and bad news, I know whats wrong with your phone, however at the moment i dont know how to fix it :(

The Nokia E63 has a QWERTY keypad. However, if the firmware was built in a different place than the phone itself (did you buy your phone abroad?) its possible your phone may have the firmaware of an AZERTY keypad.

If you think of each key having a number (1=q 2=w 3=e 4=r etc along the keyboard) Your phones firmware should recognise 1 and being ''Q'', and therefore display it .. however, your phone is recognising 1 as being ''A'' and so on, which is what is causing your problem.

The best thing you could do is to do a complete restore/factory reset, remove your memory card (if you have one) and go back onto the nokia website and reinstall the latest software. However, do NOT restore backups after updating. Otherwise, i thinks its a trip to the ol' Nokia Hospital i'm afraid!

Hope you find a solution soon.

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Hi i buyed a acer m900 QWERT with ROM and fisical keyboard in AZERT, i had instaled the ROM english, now i have a problem with the keyboard, because i'm writhing with a fisical AZERT keyboard and a QWERT layout driver. Can any one help me? and say how to change the keyboard fisical to AZERT

Step 1: Go to the Start button and open Control Panel
Step 2: Choose the option "Clock, Language and Region"
Step 3: Select "Regional and Language Options" and in the "Installed Services" section, click "Add"
Step 4: If your keyboard is set to (AZERTY) change it to English US/UK and if your keyboard is set to an English language (QWERTY), change the language to (AZERTY).
Step 5: In the "Keyboard" section, choose "QWERTY" or "AZERTY" and apply the changes by clicking "OK"

Feb 22, 2010 | Cell Phones

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My Acer Aspire 7720G doesn't have a 'scrn prnt' key. It was bought in France and has a French keyboard, but I can see no key that could correspond. How can I take a screenshot?

I'm not sure of which French keyboard you have, The Azerty is from Belgium and is used by the French, there is another that French Canadians use, it is a modified Qwerty. The Azerty board has the key "Syst" on it and this key is sometimes used as a screen print when used with a cimbination key strike. I am unsure if the combination uses the shift key, the Fn key or the Alt Gr key. If your keyboard has a menu key, this also may bring up a keystroke guide to use.

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