European Keyboard

  Big Trev 12:20 PM 02 Jul 11
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How do I change the keyboard on a laptop from European to British? Right now if I press shift + 2 I get an @ instead of ". There are other anomalies.

Thanks.

  woodchip 12:27 PM 02 Jul 11

I bought one by mistake, no pound sign on it. just standing doing nothing

  Nontek 12:35 PM 02 Jul 11

You should be able to change settings to English/United Kingdom from within Control Panel>Keyboard.

  Big Trev 12:47 PM 02 Jul 11

Nontek, I've tried that but it doesn't allow me that option.

  onthelimit1 12:59 PM 02 Jul 11

Your on the American stting - try regions and language in CP.

  Nontek 14:44 PM 02 Jul 11

onthelimit is correct - Sorry, I had meant to say Regional and Languages in Control Panel, not Keyboard!

  woodchip 22:23 PM 02 Jul 11

did not work for me

  onthelimit1 09:32 AM 03 Jul 11

Make sure all the drop-downs are for UK as per this link

  birdface 09:46 AM 03 Jul 11

This is the way you had to do it with US keyboards.

Start/Control panel/Regional and Language options/language/details/add

Add English UK keyboard from drop down menu and then apply.

Now on that part of it would come up as English UK + English US and you had to remove the US bit for it to work properly,So not sure if you have the same problem with the European keyboard.

  Nontek 09:57 AM 03 Jul 11

Big Trev

It might help if we knew the make and model of the laptop.

  woodchip 15:19 PM 03 Jul 11

does not work for me as the keyboard layout is different

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