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Keyboard prints wrong letters

Just bought Acer 5720 laptop. Letters on keyboard come out wrong. X for y etc.Try pressing dash - and keep gettingletter u. Can you please help? Thanks. ****,

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Is the keyboard set to the same layout that is on the machine?
QWERTY for example. If you live in the U.S. this is the one you want

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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IS NUM OR SCROLL LOCK ACTIVATED??RICHARDM69

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