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My dell keyboard keys do not work according to what is printed on the key. The problem occurred after i formatted it some time back. The question mark key is located at the top right of the keyboard near the backspace. Now the question mark key workd when i press the key located with the right shift key (as it is present in most normal keyboards) Seems this keyboard needs some special driver to be installed. I have win XP. Please help me out

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  • sami_jd Feb 24, 2009

    The problem is not that simple but i would be really happy if someone helps me solve my problem.


    I will explain it again, more extensively this time.


    The keyboard with C 610 has around 83 keys ( i have counted them). Windows detects it as 101/102 key standard ps2 keboard ( i dont know what the hell is this ps2? isnt it the one with which you attach any external keyboard?


    What i think is that there should be a driver with this keyboard that makes it recognize as 83 key.


    Plus there is another problem. the keys printed on my keyboard is NOT LIKE NORMAL / USUAL KEYBOARDS. its different from other C610s too. e.g. the question mark key is located with the zero (0) key on the top right and not near the right shift button as it appears on most keyboards.


    there are other such examples too.. i can give u if u want to know more...


    thanks for the help anyways

  • sami_jd Feb 25, 2009

    changing the keyboard layout soes not solve the problem.


    Let me know if there is sone other possibility.


    Thanks in advance

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Hi there.
Check that the Num lock is off and please post back with the results

Good luck

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson Feb 24, 2009

    Hi there.
    It sounds like the keyboard settings are set to a different country, if you go to the control panel and select keyboard, you should be able to set the keyboard layout to US or UK depending on which country you live in.
    post back if you cannot find the settings

    Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!


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