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Two Laptop Keys have swopped functions

I have already posted this problem.
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On re-reading my request I spotted an eror I had made. I am re-stating my problem

When I press SHIFT + @ I get " instead of the @ sign.
Wnen I Press SHIFT + " I get @ instead of the " sign.
Does this make any difference to the solution?
Many Thanks,
Patrick

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  • MW0PAD Oct 20, 2008

    Many thanks for you help. I tried the keyboard option but could not access anywhere to change US settings etc. I tried language /Regional and BINGO I hit the jack pot!!!! It was set to US.

    Many Thnks once again!

    Best Regards,

    Patrick

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Yes..it does in fact..seems that your computer is using an international keyboard setting. go to control panel, and look for keyboard icon, and check to see that you are on US keyboard settings..

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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    A Womans Computer Man Oct 20, 2008

    coolness..only reason i know this...i have two machines..one is international the other one us domestic..makes for an interesting day switching from one to the other.

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