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European Keyboard


Big Trev

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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.

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woodchip

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

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Nontek

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

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Big Trev

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

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onthelimit1

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

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Nontek

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

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woodchip

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did not work for me

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onthelimit1

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

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buteman

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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.

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Nontek

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Big Trev

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

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woodchip

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does not work for me as the keyboard layout is different

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