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The keyboard layout has swapped the ' @ ' and ' " ' characters/symbols. Is this a setup or driver issues. Running XP sp 2 Thanks

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This is a setup issue. The @ sign and the " ire swapped in the US version and the UK version of keyboards. Depending on the windows which you run you can decide which process to use in changing this. Although it does not pose any problem unless you it is very inconvenient to you.
Hope this solution has been helpful?

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but XP is now dead now at HP for 3 long hears and at Microsoft dead for 3 long years , so how can one get language packs when dead.
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let it die now, it needs to badly.
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load VISTA and dump XP.
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The@sign


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