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Restoring buttons of the keyboard

Hi, some of the buttons of my laptop keyboard have been changed like when i press slash i get an ash. hope you will find a soln

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    Georgia B May 11, 2010

    Do you have the Caps Lock on?

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There must be a mess up with the language and settings of the keyboard , try to set it to US english , US international layout

otherwhise state brand and type and where you live than i see if i can find the correct laptop settings

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