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On the Microsoft Keyboard layout, there is a key to the right of the space bar that has a list or a page on it with a little arrow. What is the function/use of that key?

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Im not able to type question mark using shift


You may have the incorrect keyboard layout selected, so let's change it.

nb. the following is a step by step for Windows Vista / 7

Changing the keyboard layout:
  1. Click START and in the search box type intl.cpl and press ENTER
  2. Navigate to the Keyboard and Language tab, then find and click CHANGE KEYBOARDS
  3. Click add
  4. Click and expand the language you use / want
  5. Expand the list of keyboards, click to select the check box you want and then OK
  6. Goto options and navigate to VIEW LAYOUT and this is to compare the layout with the actual keyboard you have.
  7. Goto the DEFAULT INPUT LANGUAGE list, click the language you use and OK
  8. Hit OK again
  9. Within REGIONAL LANGUAGE OPTIONS click ok
  10. Click on the language Bar and choose the language you want.

Sep 07, 2015 | Microsoft 5000 Keyboard Wireless -...

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How can I type Japanese o keybord?


Hai ! This is possible : )

Type in Chinese, Japanese, and other character-based languages

To type text on your computer in character-based languages, such as Chinese and Japanese, follow these steps:


[Source: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Type-in-Chinese-Japanese-and-other-character-based-languages]

  1. Add the language as an input language. If you want to use an input method editor (IME), make sure you select it when you add the input language. For more information, see Add an input language.
    Add an input language

    You can edit documents in multiple languages by changing the language (the input language) in which you type. Input languages are included with Windows, but you need to add them to your list of languages before you can use them.

    1. Open Regional and Language Options by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Regional and Language Options.

    2. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab, and then click Change keyboards.

    3. Under Installed services, click Add.

    4. Double-click the language you want to add, double-click the text services you want to add, select the text services options you want to add, and then click OK.



  1. Change your input language to the language you installed. For more information, see Change your input language.


Change your input language

The input language is a setting in Windows that controls the language you use to type information on your computer. Before you can change an input language, you need to add that language to Windows. For more information, see Add an input language.
To change the input language

Click the Input language button on the Language bar, and then click the input language you want to use.


93d5c617-b1ec-4138-a1ff-973e71de80fe.pngLanguage bar gl_ico.png Note

If you don't see the Language bar, right-click the taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then click Language bar.

  1. Change your keyboard layout to the desired layout. For more information, see Change your keyboard layout.


Change your keyboard layout

You can customize your keyboard for a specific language or format by changing the keyboard layout. The layout controls which characters appear on the screen when you press the keys on your keyboard. Some input languages have several keyboard layouts; others have only one. For example, you can change your keyboard layout from the English QWERTY format to the English Dvorak format. After you change the layout, the characters on your screen might not correspond to the characters on your keyboard keys.

Before you can change the keyboard layout, you must add the input language and keyboard layout that you want to use to Windows. For more information, see Add an input language.
Hide all expcol_imgs.png To change the keyboard layout

  1. On the Language bar, click the Input language button, and then select an input language.


    93d5c617-b1ec-4138-a1ff-973e71de80fe.pngLanguage bar

  2. Click the Keyboard layout button, and then select a keyboard layout.

gl_ico.png Note

If you don't see the Language bar, right-click the taskbar, point to Toolbars, and then click Language bar.
expcol_imgs.png To change the keyboard layout on the Welcome screen

On the Welcome screen, click the Keyboard layout button 0c181420-8a93-48b6-82b1-b2dc25fc01b5.png, and then select a keyboard layout.

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After you are done you can switch between Japanese and English very easily by manually pressing the on screen buttons or using keyboard commands like SHIFT+ALT to switch between Japanese (???) and the Alphabet.

May 04, 2011 | Compaq Keyboard

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Some of the keys not working such as the pound sign# and the @ sign i have to use the number 2 to activate the @ sign


Your PC Language settings are incorrect

How to change keyboard language in Windows
Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys


Jul 02, 2010 | Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard

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I cannot get a question mark, the upper case E with a grave (green) on keyboard appears


When you get that it usually means the language setting for the keyboard has changed.

The standard key markings are valid for most english language settings. US is the default. To change this go to start - settings - control panel. Then look for Regional and language settings. Click on that and then in the window that open there are three tabs along the top. The middle one should say language, click on that one. In the Text Languages and input options area click on the Detail button. A new window opens. At the top it shows your language. And in the box under it will show your lnaguage and installed keyboard layout. So if I were using Canadian English and the US keyboard then the keys will function as marked. To change the keyboard language click the add button, then select your language and then the keyboard layout. When you click ok it goes back to the previous window but now will show the original setup and the new one you just made. Just remove the original and apply and close everything and your keyboard will now produce the correct characters.

Apr 23, 2010 | Acer NSK8458AN Keyboard

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I lost my instructions for installing my MS wireless laser desktop 4000 keyboard/mouse. The Intellitype software has been installed but I'm not sure what the next steps are to get my keyboard/mouse...


http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/documentation/default.aspx try this link for instructions and downloads. hope this is helpful. also if you can try it on another pc-see if it has a problem. i use that same set, and only when battery dies i have a problem. otherwise it is great! be well!

Oct 22, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop 4000...

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My key board fell off and the space bar came off Itried puttingit back but it doesnt work


You can easily fix your space bar. I fixed mine last month when my daughter pulled it out of the keyboard. I used this video tutorial guide to help install the space bar key back into place. Its really very simple. have a look:
http://www.laptopkey.com/installation_guides.php

Oct 10, 2009 | Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard

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When I type some letter/keys do not register


Hi !!

Thank you for choosing Fixya.com

Cause: This could be because of, keyboard layout you have selected in the control panel is not appropriate. Change the layout back to "US" or "UK"
& it will help !!

Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Regard's
Anurag Shukla

Sep 07, 2009 | Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard

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Space bar and back arrow not working


please open your key board with screw tools and clean the carbin from the back arrow and space bar from your keyboard.

Aug 01, 2009 | Microsoft Wireless Desktop 3000 Keyboard

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Keys on keyboard typing wrong characters


Instructions for Windows Vista
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)
  3. Open Clock, Language, and Region
  4. Click on Regional and Language Options.
  5. Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.
  8. The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changes
  9. You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys
 
Instructions for Windows XP
  1. Click Start and then Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, if you are in Category View, click on Switch to Classic View (top left corner)
  3. Open Regional and Language Options.
  4. Click on the Languages tab.
  5. Under Text services and input languages, click on the Details button.
  6. Under Installed services, click Add.
  7. In the Add Input Language dialog box, choose the input language and keyboard layout or Input Method Editor (IME) you want to add.
  8. Click OK twice. You should now see a language indicator in the System Tray (located at bottom right hand corner of the desktop by default). You can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

Apr 10, 2009 | Dell Keyboard for Inspiron 1420, 1520,...

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How to reprogram keyboard keys


Use Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator to create a custom keyboard layout.
It is also possible that you can do some customizing in the software that was delivered with your keyboard

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