My keyboard starts to add backslashes while I type! Or when trying to log onto my email it just does backslashes on its own! I tried to uninstall and reinstall the driver and run both virus and spyware scans, but that does not seem to help!
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On most standard English keyboards the backslash key is located above the "Enter" or "Return" key. If your keyboard has been damaged, you can still copy and paste a backslash symbol that someone else has typed.
Assume you can't get @ to work properly also. If so then your Windows is set to the wrong region - probably USA keyboard layout. Goto Control Panel / Clock Language and Region / Change Location then check all tabs are for UK (except Admin tab - no need to alter) UK - or where your PC came from
Try a different keyboard, if a different keyboard works properly then your original one is defective. If another keybaord does the same thing then its a setting in the operating system for the keyboard that needs to be changed.
1) With your NUMLOCK on, hold the ALT key down and type 092 on your numeric keypad. When you have NUMLOCK on, ALT and a 3-figure digit gives you special characters. 092 is the backslash on UK and Spanish keyboards, so hopefully it'll work for you. If you get something different, you'll have to try different numbers until you find it
2) In Start --> Programs --> Accessories there's a program called Character Map. This gives you a list of available characters
For a workaround for time being you can use the OSK (on screen keyboard to get a backslash) which can be accessed by pressing the Windows key and the letter "U", or you can go to start > Run and type "osk". Meanwhile I will try to get a proper resolution for this issue. Wait for my reply.
Friend there are possible problems why you can't log in.
1) your password maybe typed incorrectly. You must typr your correct password remember your password is case sensitive, you have to type exactly the password that you register on your email address. Perhaps it is maybe your keyboard is caps locked that is why you can't log in, the result is your password is all in capital letters, remember password is case sensitive.
2) Your name might be misspelled. Type exactly what you register.
Friend check out the compliment email if you are using yahoo.com, Your compliment email is the email you type in when you register to create your email. It is the other email you register beside the one you are trying to open. If you still remember that please checkt it also request for username or password to the email that you are trying to open.
If after doing those that i have mention you still fail to open your email, the best solution for you to have is to create for another account and write down your username and password so that you can see it anytime you will log in.
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To get a backslash, you need to print the upper ascii character 92 (decimal). On most machines you can get upper ascii characters by holding down the Alt key and typing the decimal value on the numeric keypad. On the little IBM machine I'm typing this on, there is no numeric keypad, but if I switch on numlock (by doing shift-scroll-lock) the j-k-l keys become 1-2-3 etc. Now id I hold down Alt and type 92 (i.e.keys 9-k), this is what I get: \ Howzzat?.