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Most likely you have the wrong regional settings on your keyboard. (The following tutorial is for Windows XP, I am not familiar with Vista, but this should give you a rough guide.) Go to control panel > Regional and Language options > languages tab > Details... and add or remove the keyboard layout that you need.

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Hi, my acer aspire 4930's keyboard not functioning correctly.. when i press letter "a" it appear as "A1" same as "Q" appears "Q1".. pls help me


Hi.

Try cleaning the keyboard with a clean, dry paintbrush just in case there is anything stuck under the keys. Once you have cleaned the keyboard try typing keys to see if it does the same thing. If the keys type as normal then you have resolved the problem.
If the keys still type other characters along with the letter then there is a strong possibility that the keyboard needs to be replaced.
This usually happens when something has been spilt on the keyboard causing it to type random characters or the characters directly above or below them.

Seeing as the keyboard is a laptop keyboard you can use a wireles/wired keyboard or you can use the on-screen keyboard if you can't get the keyboard to work.


If there is anything else please post back.



Good luck.

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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.


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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.


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

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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.

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How do i get my Username and Domain Name


If you are referring to the computer username and domain, see information below. If you are looking for information related to the Belkin Router, provide model number.

1 Press the Ctrl-Alt-Delete key combination on the

keyboard.

2 Check the Logon Information that appears on the

Windows Security window. In the sample window

below, "ABCDNET\james.smith" corresponds to

"domain name\user name".
(Example: ABCDNET\ james.smith)



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1. Right-click My Computer and select Properties.

The System Properties dialog box appears.


2. Click the Computer Name tab to view the name of

computer.

computer name and Domain>

The characters to the left of the first dot (.) in the

Full computer name text box correspond to the
entry for [Host Name]. (Example: pc4050)

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I hope this is helpful,
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My pound sign comes up as # and my @ as "


Windows 7 or Windows Vista
  1. Click Start Collapse this imageExpand this imagevistastartbutton.jpg, type intl.cpl in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  2. On the Keyboards and Language tab, click Change keyboards.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Expand the language that you want. For example, expand French (Canada).
  5. Expand Keyboard list, click to select the English(United States) check box, and then click OK.
  6. In the options, click View Layout to compare the layout with the actual keyboard.
  7. In the Default input language list, click English(United States) - English(United States), and then click OK two times.
  8. In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, click OK. Note The Language bar appears on the taskbar. When you rest the mouse pointer over this bar, a tooltip appears that describes the active keyboard layout.
  9. Click the Language bar, and then click English(United States).

Windows XP
  1. Click Start , type intl.cpl in the Run box, and then press ENTER.
  2. On the Languages tab, click Details.
  3. Under Installed services, click Add.
  4. In the Input language list, select the language that you want. For example, select French (Canada) .
  5. In the Keyboard layout/IME list, click English(United States), and then click OK .
  6. In the Select one of the installed input languages to use when you start your computer list, click English(United States) - English(United States), and then click OK.
  7. In the Regional and Language Options dialog box, click OK. Note The Language bar appears on the taskbar. When you rest the mouse pointer over this bar, a tooltip appears that describes the active keyboard layout.
  8. Click the Language bar, and then click English(United States).

How to make sure that the selected layout matches the keyboard Windows 7 or Windows Vista
  1. Click Start, type osk in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Match the keyboard on the screen with the physical keyboard to make sure that the layout matches.
  3. To check the uppercase characters, click the shift key on the keyboard or on the screen, and match the characters printed on the keyboard.
Windows XP
  1. Click Start, type osk in the Run box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Match the keyboard on the screen with the physical keyboard to make sure that the layout matches.
  3. To check the uppercase characters, click the shift key on the keyboard or on the screen, and match the characters printed on the keyboard.

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When typing on my wirless keyboard it reglarly adds an extra character to the screen. For example, when doing a shift "H" to capitalize the letter H, it puts a pound symbol in fron of the H. Needless to...


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I have the same keyboard and mouse that I got new with the computer. Shortly after it arrived my keyboard started adding characters. HP sent me a new keyboard and all has been fine.

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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.

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