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My Asus keyboard has both English (white) and French (blue)symbols. It keeps defaulting to the French on the keys to the right of the letters P.L.M and I cannot get the English symbol

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(Win 7) I suggest to click on the control panel.
Click on :clock, Language, and Region:/
You will see the the "Change keyboards or other input methods." Click on that.
in the Keyboard and languages tab, you can change it to US English.
I hope that helps. :)

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The os determines the language not the keyboard

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SOURCE: compaq laptop can't get the ? symbol

Hi,

Looks like the French keyboard mapping is still in effect.
You can try changing the keyboard keys back to where they were by pressing:

Left CTRl + left Shift at the same time. then try typing the ?/ key. You may have to try this a couple of times to get it to work.

If it does work, try the right ctrl/left shift key.

Also found this:

Control Panel, Regional and Language Options, Keyboards and Languages,
Change Keyboards. Select the keyboard you that's causing you grief and
choose Remove.

If you don't remove the keyboard map, when this switch happens, you'll have
to exit the application you're in (Outlook, for example), change keyboards,
and restart the app. Changing keyboards without restarting the app doesn't
seem to change the mapping.

Hope this helps!

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