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Keyboard wrong letters are typedq and a are switchedz and z are switchedothers switched also  like , ; :  mbrand new one does same thing

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Re: keyboard

Wow! Thats an interesting problem.

This would be 1 i would tell one of my customers would require a onsite visit. So lets just start with some obvious stuff.

Navigate to the control panel
Find Regional And Language settings
Make sure you are set for English (United States)
(I cant find any language setting that switches the keys...)

Here comes the normal line of techie talk.
Is your anti virus up to date, and a recent scan done?

How about spyware scans?

Really crazy problem and i'm afraid its going to take some poking around to find the issue.

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Re: keyboard

I had the same problem and hoped for an answer here! But I solved it very simply. It was a lanugage problem. Go into System Preferences, International, and make sure it is on English. Easy fix.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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