Question about Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

1 Answer

Labtop keyboard types in symbols not letters - Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook

Posted by isabelledeci on

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    how do i get my acer labtop to type in letters instead of numbers and symbols?

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    my keyboard is typing in symbols. what have i dne??



1 Answer


  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 44 Answers

Chk u r keyboard layout (US,Asia,Africa,etc) select u r region.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer


keys type all sorts of symbols,try altering the arrow key or symbol key to the left of the spacebar

Sep 03, 2014 | CoverBot iPad mini Keyboard Case and Stand...


Short cut keys for Blackberry phone,storm,curve,pearl.bold

Typing shortcuts keys for BlackBerry

These shortcuts keys can be used when typing text in Blackberry:

  • If you want to type the alternate character on a key, hold the Alt key and press the character key.
  • For an accented or special character, hold the letter key and roll the trackball left or right. Click a selected character.
  • To type a symbol, press the Symbol key. To view more symbols, press the Symbol key again. Type the letter that appears below the symbol to insert the corresponding symbol.
  • To insert a period (.), press the Space key twice. The next letter is capitalized.
  • To capitalize a letter, hold the letter key until the capitalized letter appears.
  • To turn NUM lock on, hold the Shift key and press the Alt key.
  • To turn NUM lock off, press the Alt key.
  • To insert an at sign (@) or a period (.) in an email address field, press the Space key.
  • To type a number in a number field, press a number key. You do not need to press the Alt key.
  • In order to type a number in a password field, hold the Alt key and press the number key.
  • To type a letter in a number field, hold the Alt key and use the multi-tap input method to insert the letter.
  • If you are typing input languages, hold the Alt key and press the Enter key. Select a language, then release the Alt key.
Know more about Windows 7
Windows 7 keyboard Shortcuts

on Dec 05, 2009 | Cell Phones

1 Answer

When typing on it, the keyboard does not type the letter you are pressing. Instea, it will give a different letter or symbol.

Hi and welcomev david37evans !
Probably your keyboard is not configured to your language : under Windows 7 :
Go to tne Control Panel and select Region and languages \ change keyboards
under windows XP : Go to the controm Panel and select Regional and language option \ languages \ Details . Best regards , fanaudi

Feb 20, 2011 | Compaq Keyboard

5 Answers

Ibm thinkpad keyboard. i type letters, numbers show up. fix?

With my IBM Thinkpad, I had to hold Shift+ScrLk to turn off Number Lock.

Mar 27, 2009 | IBM Thinkpad 560 Series Laptop 20h4241...

1 Answer

One of my letter keys is not working!!!!

you may have to disassemible the keyboard and cleaned the leads or switchs, or contacts with some alcohal and non lent cloth.

re-assemible the keyboard and spray a can of compressed air threw the keypad to remove any type of mterail that may stop the key from making any contact with the contact switch.

you will have to do both of these steps to rule out a bad key and have to replace the whole keyboard.

there is a company that sells labtop service manuals for repairing and fixing and assemible and dis assemible os any type of labtop you could every think of and the web site is called:


Feb 18, 2009 | Dell 0Y3740 Keyboard

1 Answer

Keyboard problems

yes in some issues i have encountered the ribbon that plugs the keyboard in may be corrupted or you may have a bad keyboard

Aug 10, 2008 | Samsung P10 C XTC 2000 Notebook

1 Answer

Excel Macro to find out non-keyboard ascii characters

Not a macro but if you need a particular code for a symbol. Try Start button and then run
type charmap
You will find all the symbols here and in the bottom right hand corner it shows the keystrokes for selected symbol.

Mar 19, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Toshiba Satellite A205-S4617 Notebook Logo

143 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toshiba Computers & Internet Experts

Lee Hodgson
Lee Hodgson

Level 3 Expert

4810 Answers


Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Muntejaya Ginting
Muntejaya Ginting

Level 3 Expert

10422 Answers

Are you a Toshiba Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides