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Windows 7: Keyboard layout issue

08 Sep 2010   #1
baldyboy

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Keyboard layout issue

Using 7 on a Sony VAIO laptop. Often when typing I get a different character than intended, for example when typing / i will get the capital E with the acccent (found on the same key) or when typing @ will get stuck on a " (also found on the key).
I presume I must have accidentally hit a change key by mistake? But which one and how to get it back?
Thanks to anyone who may help.


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08 Sep 2010   #2
kenC

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1
 
 

My keyboard isn't laid out like that at all.

Try Control Panel - Region and Language - Make a note how it's set now before making changes so you can go back ;-)
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09 Sep 2010   #3
baldyboy

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Where did you buy your computer. Mine is a laptop. It was bought at the Sony store in Vancouver, BC.
The keyboard has several characters on manu of the keys. Regular in Black, upper case in Green, third characters in Red and some fourth characters in Red also.
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09 Sep 2010   #4
kenC

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1
 
 

I think you'll have to check your manual or Sony's website. Have you tried holding down various keys - such as Ctrl or Shift
while you hit the keys to see what that does?

Not much more I can suggest - hope someone else steps up.
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