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Keyboard? when typing letter, wrong letter or symbol comes out

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SOURCE: some keyboard letters type the

Did you check the numlock button ?

Laptops suffer from this button since it changes the keys 7890uiopjkl:m>? to correspond to the regular keypad on regular desktop's keyboard.
Turning the numlock off will bring the keyboard to it's regular state.

Another scenario may be if you have changed your keyboard's language at the windows control panel.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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SOURCE: I hav a sony vaio,VGN SR41M,once i formated the

A little more information on operating system and language would have been helpful. Since I don't have all the info I'll make some assumptions and hope these help.

Assumption no.1. Your operating system is some MS Windows version. (I'll try Win XP).

Assumption no.2. Based on you getting a "less than sign" instead of semi-colon I guess you are using an English version of the operating system.

  • Click START.
  • Click "Control Panel".
  • Double Click the "Regional and Language Options" icon.
  • Click the "Languages" tab.
  • Click the "Details" button.
  • You should now see a window with what keyboard layout you currently have installed. Most likely it will say "US".
  • Click the ADD button.
  • You should now see a list-box with US in it.
  • Click on the side of this box and choose the correct language layout for your keyboard.
  • Your correct keyboard layout should now be listed together with the US keyboard.
  • If you wish, you can now highlight the "US" keyboard option and click the Remove button.
  • Click OK.
  • Restart computer.
  • You should now have the correct keyboard layout.

Hood luck ;)

Posted on Feb 01, 2011

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