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    _keith_ Posts: 13, Reputation: 1
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    #1

    Dec 27, 2005, 07:45 PM
    Keyboard Some keys typing wrong symbols
    Hi,
    The @ is where the " is and vise versa. The # is at the backstroke key and I haven't been able to find where the backstroke key is. The # key is now a sign. The ~ key is at the shift key above the backstroke and the ~ is key. Anyone any idea how I can change back to a normal keyboad strokes. I tried uninstalling keyboard and reinstalling, and using the driver that came with the keyboard, both no difference. Please help
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    Curlyben Posts: 18,481, Reputation: 1857
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    #2

    Dec 28, 2005, 02:15 AM
    You need to ensue your regional settings are correct, as it sounds like your keyboard mapping is messed up.

    OPen the control panel > Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options > Regional and Language options.
    Then make sure ALL the drop downs are correct for your country
    1/Standards and Format - Regional options tab
    2/location - Regional options tab
    3/Languages tab > Details Button > settings tab > Default input language
    4/Advanced tab top drop down.

    Hpoe this helps
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    _keith_ Posts: 13, Reputation: 1
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    Dec 28, 2005, 07:53 AM
    Thank You Curly, problem solved. For some unknown reason, the keyboard was setup for English keyboard and not Australian or US. Followed you instructions and now ALL IS WELL. Probably some site I visited changed the keyboard settings, that's the only reason I can think of, I know I didn't change it. Once again thank you.
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    Curlyben Posts: 18,481, Reputation: 1857
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    Dec 28, 2005, 07:58 AM
    Any time Keith, that's what we're all here for anyway ;)
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    vincent100 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Jan 16, 2006, 03:51 PM
    Keyboard symbols wrong and more...
    Hi there,
    I have the same problem with my keyboard as keith except I want my # to be a english pound sign,as I'm in england.followed curlybens advice(thank you)unfortunatly all I can get in keyboard/regional settings is old style keyboard drive detected,pane disabled I've tried everything in my limited knowledge to figue this one out,but no joy.my @s in the wrong place as well. Anyone heard of this or know how to sort?
    Many thanks,vincent
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    DJ 'H' Posts: 1,109, Reputation: 114
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    Jan 17, 2006, 04:51 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Curlyben
    You need to ensue your regional settings are correct, as it sounds like your keyboard mapping is messed up.

    OPen the control panel > Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options > Regional and Language options.
    Then make sure ALL the drop downs are correct for your country
    1/Standards and Format - Regional options tab
    2/location - Regional options tab
    3/Languages tab > Details Button > settings tab > Default input language
    4/Advanced tab top drop down.

    Hpoe this helps
    I had the very same problem, just got used to it with the way it was. But thankfully I can now put it right. Cheers Curlyben :)
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    LTheobald Posts: 1,051, Reputation: 127
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    Jan 17, 2006, 05:56 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by vincent100
    hi there,
    i have the same problem with my keyboard as keith except i want my # to be a english pound sign,as im in england.followed curlybens advice(thank you)unfortunatly all i can get in keyboard/regional settings is old style keyboard drive detected,pane disabled ive tried everything in my limited knowledge to figue this one out,but no joy.my @s in the wrong place as well. anyone heard of this or know how to sort?
    many thanks,vincent
    Interesting. Ok, let's first make sure you have the right window. It should look like this:




    Now I'm guessing that maybe something is up with the keyboard driver. Try...

    • Click on Start >> Control Panel
    • Double click on System (may need to be in classic view)
    • Switch to the hardware tab
    • Click the device manager button
    • Expand the keyboard tree by clicking the + next to "Keyboards".
    • This should show all your keyboards install.
    • Double click on the appropriate one (possibly "HID Keyboard Device")
    • On this general tab check to see if it reports any errors.
    • Switch to the driver tab
    • Press the update driver button
    • Let the wizard automatically search for a driver for you.
    • If it finds one, close down all the windows and try Ben's screen again.
    • If this doesn't help - let us know.
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    DJ 'H' Posts: 1,109, Reputation: 114
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    Jan 17, 2006, 05:58 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by LTheobald
    Interesting. Ok, let's first make sure you have the right window. It should look like this:




    Now I'm guessing that maybe something is up with the keyboard driver. Try...

    • Click on Start >> Control Panel
    • Double click on System (may need to be in classic view)
    • Switch to the hardware tab
    • Click the device manager button
    • Expand the keyboard tree by clicking the + next to "Keyboards".
    • This should show all your keyboards install.
    • Double click on the appropriate one (possibly "HID Keyboard Device")
    • On this general tab check to see if it reports any errors.
    • Switch to the driver tab
    • Press the update driver button
    • Let the wizard automatically search for a driver for you.
    • If it finds one, close down all the windows and try Ben's screen again.
    • If this doesn't help - let us know.
    Wow - that's fantastic. It's great you have given us a step by step guide :)
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    vincent100 Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    #9

    Jan 17, 2006, 11:55 AM
    Still no joy
    Hi there and thank you ltheobald.
    Tried all that and no joy.
    On general tabs says alls working properbly.wizard does a search and says its using best driver.
    In driver details its on
    Windows/systems32/driver/hidvkd.sys
    The other 2 are
    Windows/system32/driver/hidparse.sys
    Windows/systems32/driver/hidclass.sys
    In the regional section, I can't change anything.theres nothing on the tab when you drop it down,and still the saying ols style keyboarddrive detected,pane disabled
    Many thanks for your help/advice on this baffling, small,but annoying problem.
    vincent100
    Quote Originally Posted by LTheobald
    Interesting. Ok, let's first make sure you have the right window. It should look like this:




    Now I'm guessing that maybe something is up with the keyboard driver. Try...

    • Click on Start >> Control Panel
    • Double click on System (may need to be in classic view)
    • Switch to the hardware tab
    • Click the device manager button
    • Expand the keyboard tree by clicking the + next to "Keyboards".
    • This should show all your keyboards install.
    • Double click on the appropriate one (possibly "HID Keyboard Device")
    • On this general tab check to see if it reports any errors.
    • Switch to the driver tab
    • Press the update driver button
    • Let the wizard automatically search for a driver for you.
    • If it finds one, close down all the windows and try Ben's screen again.
    • If this doesn't help - let us know.
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    Da_Gamer Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    #10

    Aug 31, 2007, 09:24 PM
    I'm no answering but I kind of have the same problem and I have try to up-date it finds nothing but I get this


    a=1
    s=2
    d=3
    f=4
    g=5
    h=6
    j=7
    k=backspace
    it is messd up help I can't do any thing on my game

    when I open it lets me type one thing and then gose nuts like that
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    retsoksirhc Posts: 912, Reputation: 71
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    #11

    Sep 2, 2007, 11:28 AM
    You might also try the same window shown above, but the Languages tab, make sure it's not the Dvorak keyboard layout where it says Input Languages.

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