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Old December 10th, 2005, 07:25 PM   #1
Sliver
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OT: keyboard screwed up. £ key instead of number sign....

" instead of @ and visaversa.

this is driving me nuts, I even bought a new keyboard!

where in windows XP settings do I look for activating (deactivating) the £ symbol?

No disrespect for our British brethern but on this side of the pond I don't have much use for it!

Brian.


¬!$%^&*()_+~
`1234567890-=#
QWERTYUIOP{}
qwertyuiop[]
ASDFGHJKL:@
asdfghjkl;'
ZXCVBNM<>?
zxcvbnm,./

Ok a litle troubleshooting and I found my # key.
not in the right place but it's there.


Ok I fixed it, now to keep the kids away from the computer....

Brian.

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Old December 11th, 2005, 02:42 AM   #2
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It's not a Keyboard issue... it's a processor configuration issue.

Assuming you are Billy-Boy's XP-Software... (MicroSoft Windows-XP)

(After posting and re-reading... I see you are using XP)

Go to the Control Panel then select "Date, Time, Language and Regional Options".

On the next screen, choose "Regional Language".

This will present a Menu where you can change the Language type from whatever version of English you might be using...
(English)Austrailian...
(English)Belize...
(English)Canada...
(English)Carribbean...
(English)Ireland...
(English)Jamaica...
(English)New Zealand...
(English)Philippines...
(English)South Africa...
(English)Trinidad...
(English)UK...
or... (English)Zimbabwe...

to (English)United States.
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Old December 11th, 2005, 02:51 AM   #3
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An english keyboard has both £ and $, "Two peoples divided by a common language" ... Sir Winston Churchill.
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