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I brought a exturnal kepboard for my compaq laptop ,i pluged it in and nowi cant use my main keyboard any more wen i take out my extarnal 1. all the letters are all ver the plae ,when i press q i get t and so on ??? can you help ?????

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Plug your external keyboard in and go to Control Panel>system>hardware>device manager, right click on keyboard (not the external one) and unistall. Reboot your computer and take out the external keyboard, windows will pick your internal keyboard back up as new hardware and should set the keys back to normal.

I hope this helps

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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    Debs Dec 05, 2008

    sorry you do not need to plug your external keyboard in to do this, for some reason in my head I was thinking mouse. Anyway follow the instructions above without plugging your external keyboard.



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