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When i press my shift key and my at key i get " but when i press my inverted commas key i get @ could you please tell me how i can get over this problem

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Go to control panel on start menu.You may have to click Classic View. Click Regional and Language options. Click middle tab at the top called Languages. Click the Details button. Click Add and select the English UK option from the drop down list. Apply and Ok.

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I don't know what PC or OS u have, but the properties of the Keyboard set controls what sysmbols are available where.

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However if the problem persist, in the control panel use the utility system restore, and put the last date that you know the keyboard was working GOOD.
Anyway will be a great idea if you test the keyboard in another PC
God bless you

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Please see attached photo, this is what's


what are you trying to do ?
a bit more information might be able to help you.
IE: what are you doing when this (pop up) occurs ?
and why are striking the F1 or F2 keys ?

Computer keyboards contain keys that, when pressed on their own or in conjunction with another key, provide shortcuts to performing functions, saving time and keystrokes.
On most keyboards, these are the function, or "F," keys that run along the top of the keyboard. "F1" and "F2" are members of this group.
F1 Function Key

Pressing the "F1" function key while you are in an application will bring up the application's help file.
Pressing it when you are not in Windows Explorer or on the desktop produces the "Windows Help" file.
If you are in an application and press the "F1" button along with the Windows button, you will get the "Windows Help" file.

F1 Function Key Combined With Other Keys
"F1" can be pressed with other keys to gain a variety of results and functions.
Press "F1" and the "Shift" key to start context sensitive help, or help for the application.
Use the "F1" key with "Alt" to go to the next field in an application.
Press "F1," "Shift" and "Alt" at the same time to return to the previous field in an application.
To display the Microsoft system information, press "Ctrl," "Alt" and "F1" at the same time.

F2 Function Key Clicking on an icon on your desktop and pressing the "F2" function key will put the icon into rename mode in the same way as right-clicking on the icon and scrolling to "Rename."
F2 Function Key Combined With Other Keys
"F2" when pressed with other keys combines functions commonly found in the application "File" and "Edit" menus.
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To save a document, press "Alt," "Shift" and "F2 together when in the application.
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If you are referring to the F5 and F6 keys, please find the functions of these keys as under, please check if you are able to perform any of the functions mentioned hereunder.

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you can use this key to refresh the active window of a webpage or Windows Explorer.
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F6

You can change Frames or pane in Windows Explorer or a Webpage by pressing F6.
In Microsoft word
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SHIFT + F6 will take you to the previous pane or frame.
CTRL + F6 will help you to go to the next window.
CTRL + SHIFT + F6 can be used to go to the previous window


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