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Keyboard when i type " i get @ and vice versa also when i type the pound sihn i get #

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  • gjb123 Feb 21, 2008

    Thank you Jonboy36 just what I needed !

  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2008

    when i try my at botton it comes up "

  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    Buttons not responding and only b v c and f g j are responding and Contol when press is saving please assit the model no is 51351 and FCCID : E5XKB5135 (Parkard bell keyboard).

    please assit urgently


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Go to control panel - regional and language options, choose languages tab then details.

set the default language to match your keyboard. A US keyboard has the @ sign above the 2 key, a british keyboard has a "

if the one you want isn't in the list, you need to add it by clicking the add button underneath.

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Keyboard not working. Drivers missing. Number lock indication is on, but while typing not working. Restarted, checked device insert etc. All are correct. I thing drvs are might be corrupted. Please solve this probleb immediatly.

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When I try to type @ it shows up as "

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check if the keyboard layout setting is set to the same layout as your keyboard on your desk. this can be found on the bottom of your keyboard. the settings can be adapted in start -> control panel -> regional settings.

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@ and " keys reversed

Go to "Control Panel>Local settings and language settings" , select the second tab "Languages" select the "Details...." button,

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If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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