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I have a new Gateway notebook NV59 with a strange keyboard, number keypad on the left...and lots of symbols on each key that I'm not sure how to use. Every time I use th apostophe ( ' ) key I get instead an exclaimation symbol ("). How do I get the (') to work without using ctrl or alt or caps lock?

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yes you can, you'll find keyboard and mouse settings in control panel, you need keyboard layout and languages, just choose englishUK or US, settings for layout and click apply, it may ask for the XP instal disk so have it handy, same goes for vista also

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Windows has support for many input-languages, e.g., for keyboards made in France with accented characters,
and for the DVORAK keyboard layout (which is a complete
rearrangement of the letters on the keyboard for maximum
typing-speed).

Go into "Control Panel", and "Regional and Language" and click the "Language" tab, and switch to the "USA Keyboard".

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You have to unlock the FN key on your keyboard. It seems to be locked in place. I had the same problem and resolved it by looking for a "num lock" , "function lock" or actual blue image of a lock on the keys. Mine is located under the "Scroll" button. Press this along with the FN and your keyboard should go back to normal

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Control Panel/Regional and Language Options.

In languages tab click details and entor your country.

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From Dell user manual:
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