asterias 10:31 18 Mar 09

My OS is XP Prof' and my keyboard is a Microsoft Basic 1.0A PS2 connection.Some of the keys have suddenly changed their output.The 2 key now prints an @ instead of a ".The 3 key prints a # instead of a pound stg sign.The @ key prints a " instead of an @.The # key prints \.I have changed the keyboard for a new one but the problem remains.Any ideas please.Thks.

  MAJ 10:37 18 Mar 09

It's set to English (US) output rather than English (UK) output. Go to Control Panel > Regional and Language settings and change it to English (UK) output.

  rdave13 11:00 18 Mar 09

Two fast ways of changing the settings, click on the 'EN' letters near the notification area (sys tray) and select English (United Kingdom) or press ALT + left SHIFT together.

  lotvic 11:48 18 Mar 09

Control Panel >
Regional and language Options >
Language tab, Text services and input languages
click on Details (to view or change the languages and methods you can use to enter text)
change Default input language to English UK
change Keyboard to English United Kingdom
click on Apply
click on OK

reboot pc

see this other thread same problem click here

  asterias 12:29 18 Mar 09

Many thks guys.

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