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Windows 7: I am having problems with my keyboard, making double symbols.

01 Aug 2013   #11


As far as I know and have been used, that's the way the Danish keyboard layout works.

To test it I also changed the layout to Danish in three machines, Windows 7 & Windows 8 virtual machines and this laptop I am using now running Windows 8.1.

It works exactly as I have described: First press of accent (´) inputs nothing on screen, it remains in buffer waiting the next key to be pressed. Accent + E gives É as it is supposed to do, accent + SPACE gives a single accent.

I do not understand your issue. Writing Danish you do not need single accent character. Writing in another language you can switch to respective layout.


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02 Aug 2013   #12

Windows 7 - 64 bit

Yea, my problem is when i press the accent (´) 1 time, it instantly writes both. I can't do accent + E, cus when I press accent it instantly just puths both (´´) not just waiting for another key to be pressed.
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02 Aug 2013   #13


That is a hardware (keyboard) issue, not caused by software (keyboard layout). I suggest you test that keyboard on another PC.
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02 Aug 2013   #14

Windows 7 - 64 bit

Hmm, okay, will do.
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25 Aug 2014   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Okay so I'm having the exact same problem as this guy. And 2 weeks ago, my keyboard was acting normally (single use of ^^``~~¨¨) as giving single output to buffers, even on danish keyboard layout. Now it's acting as being said in this thread. I've tested 3 keyboards that all act the same on my computer. I've also tested these keyboards on other computers with same keyboard layout as mine and they work as intended (as OP is saying). Danish keyboard have never, in my experience, made a double symbol when typing something like circumflex. All worked perfectly fine till about 2 weeks ago. I haven't tried formatting. But I've used CCleaner, Spybot Search&Destroy, Ad-Aware and AVG antivirus. Still nothing.

Edit: I tried following the guide in the other post. With no luck either.

Yet another edit: It does this with what ever language I chose, english, french, spanish, danish. All the layouts. Funny thing is though, when I look around the internet. Most danish people have this problem. Wich is weird, cause they are experiencing a sudden change. It's not when they buy the computer and set it up, it's usually after months of working normally (without the double writing), it suddenly starts doing it. Usually after a restart people are reporting.
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21 Jun 2017   #16

7 ultimate x64

I'm having this issue too. And it's not hardware. I know it's an old post and i'm not using windows 7 anymore but windows 10 and office is now office 365.
But, same issue and only in specific applications. Searching windows works fine, but in Office and mozilla products pressing ´ once creates two ´´ instead of buffering the first and awaiting second input.

Can't find solution. feel your pain bro.
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