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    Smile Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    When i want to enter the shift 2 to insert @ character it puts a " character instead. I have not changed keyboard myself and have tested another keyboard and it is the same. Hiow do I reset keyboard?

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Your input language / keyboard layout has been changed form US Standard to UK or something similar
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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Quote Originally Posted by inphinity View Post
    Your input language / keyboard layout has been changed form US Standard to UK or something similar
    what he said, change it back in control panel-keyboard

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Hi guys and girls, thanks for help. Yes Americian spelling helped but still issues. Used intell to search and provide options on driver updates to two usb controllers only as I found both items in yellow. Down loaded drivers as per my 64 bit win pro 7 and quess what. unable to install drivers as my pc not compatable. Only 4 months old so will pack it up and take it back to PC Tech next week. Watch for result

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Delete the entries then reboot. See if it works. It should load USB drivers for a keyboard

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Yeah your keyboard has switch to the british layout. Go into control panel and remove british from the list of selected layouts.

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    It's actually a pain in the arse, since I communicate with all my family in England I could do with a keyboard with the pound symbol. I'm thinking of getting one brought over by whoever visits next

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    Do it Gary, I bought a UK keyboard from ebay a couple of years ago when my other one gave out and got it sent out from the UK, it was a bit pricey, but well worth it for my use. handy having the and Alt Gr keys. I dont know why we just sell the US layout one here, we should have the option of both

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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    In the old days of Dos it was easy just remapping a key so there must be something around to do the same. How often do you need to use these keys ` ~ ^
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    Default Re: Keyboard has changed the shift 2 function @ to "

    You can press alt (hold alt down+0163), on the keypad, on a US keyboard to get the
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