My Sisters Laptop keys not reacting correctly

  superfifth 14:22 19 Jul 03
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Certain keys do not work as they should ie,when shift and 2 key pressed I get the @ symbol and shift and @ i get ".Is this the way an American keyboard is configured?(the laptop is an ex-demonstration model)

  VoG II 14:25 19 Jul 03

Sounds like it is set up as English (US). You should be able to change this in Control Panel.

Alternatively press ALT+SHIFT together - toggles between US and UK keyboard.

  hugh-265156 14:31 19 Jul 03

in xp home

control panel/regional and language options/regional options

set the drop down box to english united kingdom.

ALT+SHIFT doesnt work for me.

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