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Keyboard problems Hi, I bought a Dell laptop (studio) and my keyboard is in Portugues.I need to use the pound sign for some of my work and can't find it??Could you help me please? Thanks

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You need to change the keyboard layout to englishUK in XP you can find these settings in the control panel under keyboard and mouse the pound sign is the number 3 key on most keyboards

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