Strange symbols in Windows Live emails

  DeeGee 15:15 20 Jan 12
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I have recently acquired a new computer operating Windows 7. Not being able to use Outlook Express I am now using Windows Live Mail for sending and receiving emails and have notice a peculiarity. Instead of hyphens and apostrophes I am typing peculiar symbols including euro symbol. Finding this very frustrating. I am using a cordless Logitech keyboard, is this part of the problem? Plain English language in any answers please, I am 72yrs old and although computer literate, don't understand gobbledeegook! Thanks in advance.

  sharpamat 15:19 20 Jan 12

Check your Keyboard settings

  NewestRoyWidd1 15:53 20 Jan 12
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Your keyboard settings need to be United Kingdom English

  DeeGee 16:13 20 Jan 12

Thanks to sharpamat and NewestRoyWidd1 - have now resolved this issue.

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