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My typewriter is printing the wrong letters even though I've installed a new typewriter ribbon and wheel. I type "SALES" and it says "098hjq". What could be the problem?

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You are probably in language mode code "L" will fix that or your keyboard is going bad.

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Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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