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Keyboard typing wrong characters

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Petty, Aug 22, 2012.

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  1. Petty

    Petty Thread Starter

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    My daughter's keyboard on Windows XP will not type the @ symbol, it types " instead. Please help me get this corrected. She has changed the language input to English United Kingdom and also tried English USA. None of these changes fixed the problem. All advise will be appreciated, thank you.:D
     
  2. trydium

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    Try pressing left alt and shift. It's a shortcut to change input languages between configured ones. By default 99% of computers will have correct input language already installed. Keep in mind there might be more than one so just press those key, test and again, a few times to be 100% sure ;)
     
  3. Elvandil

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    Alt+0064
     
  4. Petty

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    Thank you I am going to try this and get back to you. I do appreciate your advice lots!
     
  5. Petty

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    thanx so much, will try & let you know if I got it fixed, your help is valued!
     
  6. Ivoki

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    u can also try shift + " key nearer to the enter key,
    i worked for the me
    Good luck (y)(y)(y)
     
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