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Keyboard Hi there, does anyone know how I change the [2] key and the ["] key as the @ doesn't come up when I press shift and [2]. I have to use the ["] key instead. Sorry for the trouble. Regards. Brent

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  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    i have the same problem, no more at under shift 2 but´´ instead

    i got the problem after changing the alps touchpad driver

  • Anonymous Jun 30, 2008

    We have the same problem, any solution would be of value. It gets quite irritating.

  • Bobster079 Jul 24, 2008

    I have just bought an Acer Aspire 6920 and have the same problem. I had this problem on a previous laptop (Toshiba) too.

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That means that the keyboard has been set to a different language. On my screen at the bottom right hand is a little keyboard icon and when i click on it it lets me scroll through US English, Canadian French and Canadian Multilingual Standard. If the keyboard is set to the Canadian French option (or whatever other option that is available on your keyboard in red characters) the number two button changes function.

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The character code for the @ is 64. To insert it, hold the ALT key down and type 0064 on the number pad.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need further assistance.

~ Spoem

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