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Keybord Problems

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#1 SocialButterfly


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Posted 12 February 2008 - 05:33 PM

Ok, there is something very wrong with my keyboard. I use XP and I have a Dell Dimension 1100 comp. I honestly don't know anything about computers. So here's what's going on. I use the interntional keyboard and I think it has messed up my computer. I have had to copy and paste every single 'a' in this message because every time I push the 'a' this (dfjkl
321|:AS) comes up. Everytime I push the tab button it shuts of my computer. The 'Q' (also cut and pasted this letter) when pushed does this (eruio+987pqw) and brings up outlook express. and the exclaimation mark is messed up also. I was told it was because I have used the international keybord. PLEaSE PLEaSE help me (I would use explntion mrks but I cn't)

BTW please take it easy on me with the lingo, I need it explained in laymon terms.....OMG you will never know how many words have an 'a' in them until this happens to your keyboard 'nd have to do the control + 'v' function to paste them

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 05:54 PM

Well...have you tried a different keyboard, for purposes of comparison?


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Posted 12 February 2008 - 05:58 PM

yes, I already switched the keybord

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 07:09 PM

Go to the Control Panel> Regional and Language Settings and click on the Language tab. Click on Details. It should say English US or something along those lines
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Posted 12 February 2008 - 07:21 PM

Try this:

To add to what Garmanma said:

Start Menu/Control Panel/Regional and Language Options.

Language tab.
Click on Details under Text services and input language.

Default input language: you usually don't have to change this.

Under Installed Services: click Add.

Input Language-use the drop down arrow to find and select your language.
Ex: for the US-English (United States)

Keyboard Layout/IME: English-Dvorak.
Click OK.

See if your issue is resolved.

(if you want to continue with International keyboard, you can easily change it back)

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