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Windows 7: weird keyboard

17 Oct 2010   #1
wjt

Windoows Vista-Windows 7
 
 
weird keyboard

I have recently re-booted PC and when trying to run my printer program, I input run then C:and then, instead of a backward slash appearing, it shows instead an accented --this means I can not access any software. Other keys are likewise infected---- shows when pressing forward slash or question mark--- Can anyone offer a solution please


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17 Oct 2010   #2
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Have a looky here pal, it seems you may have the french or french/canadian keyboard layout selected by accident.

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Just follow the instructions to remove the incorrect one.

You may have pressed Ctrl & Shift or the Alt & Shift keys at the same time for just a little too long. Press and hold Ctrl-Shift or Alt-Shift for 5-10 seconds and then let go of them to reverse it.
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18 Oct 2010   #3
wjt

Windoows Vista-Windows 7
 
 
Pooman UK

Thanks for your help. That was indeed the problem--now fixed.
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18 Oct 2010   #4
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

No probs pal, glad you got it sorted
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