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Windows 7: Dell Inspiron 17R laptop keyboard

08 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Dell Inspiron 17R laptop keyboard

My laptops keyboard is a special one with up to five characters on a key. I can access the keys in normal mode with no problem but I can't access the extra characters. I have tried different key combo such as ctrl shift and many more
to no avail. Does the keyboard language choice have anything to do with it?

Appreciate the help


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08 Feb 2011   #2

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Have you tried the Fn key?
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08 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Definitively with effects. I have run accross this link which has exactly the same characters. Tried the suggestions. No go.

Access Special Characters on Laptop Keyboard
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