I have a problem with my keyboard and donèt know how to fix it. every time i shift for a question mark, etc. all i get is french letters or symbols and i can not figure out how to make them go back to normal. Can any one help me please!
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Re: FRENCH LETTERS SYMBOLS
Go to Control Panel and select 'regional and language options' In the dialogue box that opens, click on 'regional options' From the drop down menu, choose english (United States) Click on 'OK'. Your keyboard should function properly now.
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if you have windows XP follow these steps :-right click on Taskbar-Toolsbar-here check the language bar(should apear in your case french) -right click on the Fr(that apear)-settings -here you will see French keyboard-click Add and select EN-english -than OK and your keyboard should type english letters/
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Its not the keyboard fault but your operating system. I'm going to assume you live in Canada and when you had setup the computer for the first time you had selected Canada has country you live in instead of the United States (default) If you notice on your desktop or taskbar there will be a keyboard logo. Click it and select US 101 keyboard (United states). You get the french symbols because microsoft thinks because you live in Canada you must be french canadian.... stupid eh! They have it selected to mulitlingual Canadian. Select the US English as default and you shouldn't get those french symbols when you really want the shift or question mark key.
I live in Canada and I see looks of people who ask me the same question all the time.