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Acer keyboard brand new computer but my keyboard keys -question mark, apostrophe are all coming up as french symbols such as ??. any button i can push to make this stop - question mark thanks heather

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  • mymysharona Oct 11, 2008

    Hi there- I am having the same problems on my Acer laptop AND my wireless keyboard that I have attached. HELP!!!

  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2008

    I have the same issue and so does my girlfriend and we both use Acer laptops! How the heck do I turn these french symbols off????? :(

  • CharMH Oct 23, 2008

    I have the same problem.

    When I hit the shift key that has the Greater then or Less then symbol on it, I get this ' & "

    And if I use the shift with the Parenthesis keys I get this ¨¨ & ç

    HELP!!!


  • trevorjohnfo Nov 05, 2008

    can;t make question mark just this; éééééééé++++++

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    I have the same problem, but changing my keyboard setting to English UK and removing the Canadian ones does not solve this. I`ve somehow jammed the keyboard onto the French characters and can`t get them off.

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    The solution did not work.

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I had the exact same problem. I contacted Acer support and they sent me this solution that worked for me;

Please do the following steps to resolve this issue.
1. Click on Start > RUN
2. type intl.cpl in the Run box, and then press ENTER.
3. On the Languages tab
4. Click the Details button.
5. In the Settings tab, under the Installed services section, click the Add button.
6. In the Input language list, click the language that you want; English (United States) [or English (Canada)].
7. In the Keyboard layout/IME list, click United States-International, and then click OK.
8. In the Settings tab, under the Default input language section, change the language to English (United States) - United States-International [or English (Canada) - United States-International].
9. Click the Apply button and then the OK button.
10. In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, click the OK button to close the dialog box.
11.Notice that the Language bar appears on the taskbar. When you position the mouse pointer over it, a ToolTip appears that describes the active keyboard layout; English (United States) appears [or English (Canada)].

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Go to control panel - clock language and region - change keyboard and other methods - change keyboards... - click on Canadian French then remove it.
That is how I fixed it.
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Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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