For some unknown reason the key change by them selves the pound symbol becomes / ..... the question mark becomes a é ...... the at becomes " ....... how do I rectify this .......... my unit is approx 1 year old and has been doing this for several months ........ Yet if I shut the my Dell PC off , everything is okay for a few days or a few hours ... all info appreciated
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Either one should work with the Dell keyboard sk-8115 usb 1.1 and 2.0 and up is a speed used for high speed devices. (like hard drives, digital cameras, and other various high speed devices.) since the keyboard is a simple input device it is compatiable with all 3 usb protocals.
usb 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0. i hope this helps you out.
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It sounds like you have another keyboard layout set as your default.
In Control Panel, double click "Regional and Language Options". Click the Languages Tab and then the Details button. Make sure that English-US is selected as the Default Input Language.
If another keyboard layout is listed below and you don't need it there, you can remove it to make sure it doesn't switch itself again. Note: this is for XP. Vista will be similar, but I don't have a vista machine so I can't tell you exactly what the options will be called.
I hope this helps. Good Luck.
This model keyboard has an internal USB hub and Windows only sees the hub when booting. The solution is to get a generic USB keyboard and boot into Windows. Once Windows has loaded the HID drivers for the sk-8115 keyboard then this Dell keyboard will work from then on.
Is this a laptop? Some laptops will allow you to use these keys as the number pad/arrow pad as well in a certain mode. You will likely be able to turn off with a combination of the FN key plus one of keys F1-F12 (the function key will perform the action shown as a symbol on these keys).
If none of the symbols seems to indicate this mode. Try each combination and test to see which combination sets your keyboard mode back to normal.
(That is the the Num Lock indicator, nothing to worry about.) If it is not working it is likely because USB keyboards can time some time to be recognized by windows, let the computer boot up with the keyboard connected and let sit for up to ten minutes.
Sometimes if other hardware is detected at the same time which requires drivers to be installed, windows will never proceed to installing your keyboard, however you cannot install the other drivers until you have a working keyboard. To solve this, you will need to use an older style PS/2 keyboard to get everything installed and working as they do not need to be detected.