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Wrong keyboard config

When i type certain keys, other text comes up. for example when i type the letter f 'Fsda-' apears on the screen or if i hit backspace 'ty[and the cut, copy option appears. how do i reset my keyboard config as i have to usethe on sscreen keyboard

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Go into your control panel, set it to classic view if it's not already and open your regional setting panel. Depending which version of windows you have it will either have a keyboards tab or a input devices tab from there you can add back your keyboard and remove any other installed keyboards to ensure you have the right one defaulted.

f this doesn't work you can open the Accessibility options and turn them all off, then try again, finally if this doesn't work you may actually have a hardware problem with the keyboard.

Get back to me with make and model info of your computer if this is the case


Hope this Helps FixYa,

Chris

Posted on May 14, 2009

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