Acer Aspire Keyboard

  altens 12:07 09 Dec 10
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I am setting up my new Acer Aspire Z5610 Desktop PC with Windows 7 64bit installed. When I press shift @ I get an inverted comma instead of @.
My keyboard is set for the UK.
Any helpful suggestions as what the problem is

  Woolwell 12:56 09 Dec 10

Double check that the language settings for the PC is not USA.

  Woolwell 13:01 09 Dec 10

Sorry just re-read your post. It doesn't seem as if the shift is working have you tried both shift keys.

  altens 13:40 09 Dec 10

The shift key appears to be working intermitently.
When I press shift 3 I get the hash sign instead of the £ sign, when I press shift 2 I get the @ sign

  birdface 14:13 09 Dec 10

Make sure it is not set to UK Plus US if so remove the US one.

  tullie 14:13 09 Dec 10

Double check your language and region settings

  mooly 19:15 09 Dec 10

Use left hand ALT and SHIFT to toggle between layouts.

You probably caught that combination typing.

  altens 19:35 10 Dec 10

Still having the same problem. When I click on EN on the taskbar there are 3 language options showing, English US,CH Chinese and ZH Chinese no sign of English UK

  birdface 20:20 10 Dec 10

Not sure what you are on about.
If you want @ to show when you press it you have to go to region and language in control pane.press Location and make sure it is set to United Kingdom.
Then go to keyboard and Languages. Change keyboard.
English United Kingdom in the dropdown bar.
And ENglish United Kingdom in the box,
And if it also shows English United States in the same box remove it.

  birdface 20:24 10 Dec 10

You have to press the up arrow next to Ctrl and also press@ at the same time to get @ to show.
Now I am not sure if that is what you are looking for or not.

  altens 20:34 10 Dec 10

A million thanks Buteman! I followed your advice and my keyboard is noe working perfectly.
(I will buy you a pint the next time you are in Scotland)

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