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Keyboard, characters mixed up and wrong code generation

Question: Keyboard, characters mixed up and wrong code generation

Hi all,

I am having serious problems with my keyboards. when I press some letters like 'g b y t a' its generates wierd codes.

g = Dg GH`B'GN#
a = AS
y = YUI
b = NMB,N

these keep changing all the time, sometimes it just generates unending code and I have to hold down the backspace key for it to stop.

I have changed my keyboard from the original one that had a serial port to a new USB type but this has not solved the problem. Now I have both plugged in and have to use both to type as the keys that work on one do not work on the other.

I have started my computer in safe mode and done a full virus check, using mcafee and avg, i have even used housecall which is an online antivirus but this has not solved the problem.

I have changed my regional setting from UK to Us and back but this does not solve the problem.

I got remapping software anthis shows that all the keys are mapped correctly.

I have downloaded every microsoft patch but still with no joy.

I need some help please. frustrating typing with two key boards. appologies for gramatical errors, I just want to send this.

Thanks

David

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Answer: Keyboard, characters mixed up and wrong code generation

The 2 areas that affect keyboard mapping are;

Keyboard settings are in Control Panel-> Keyboard
Language settings are in Control Panel-> Regional and Language Options

Use only one keyboard at a time - a stuck key will/may cause both to appear errant.


A System Restore is also a possibility if this event had been recent.

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press a and b appear each char reflects othermapping shows correctfor give typing

Answer:Keyboard, characters mixed up

Does it work properly in safe mode?
What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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Hi,
OS is windows xp sp3.
The characters on a Toshiba notebook keyboard have become all mixed up. Several or more letters are numbers. I don't know how to fix this. Steps taken to try to fix it have been to uninstall and re-install the keyboard driver. I then restarted the computer.
I could not find anything under language options.

Any advise to solve this would be appreciated.
Regs,

Gemma
 

Answer:Solved: windows keyboard characters mixed up

is it only certain keys - like the

u,i,o,p and are they 4,5,6,*
if so
its the numlock keys
you may have numlock set
 

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Hi

My keyboard now displays @ when I press shift/double quotes and the opposite when I press shift/at sign.

Where do I go to check what keyboard options have been set up during the upgrade.

Thanks

Daniel

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daniellouwrens said:

Hi

My keyboard now displays @ when I press shift/double quotes and the opposite when I press shift/at sign.

Where do I go to check what keyboard options have been set up during the upgrade.

Thanks

Daniel



No problem, I have found it.

Click on the Language bar and the options of Language and keyboard come up, they had been changed.

Cheers

Daniel

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Hi - I'm using Vista Business.

When using an office program, certain characters do not show up correctly. For instance the '@' symbol (shift+2) shows up as quotes.

Here's the strange part. I can type normally in notepad. This suggests that there's a setting in Office??

In either case, I tried changing Vista's language settings by right clicking the taskbar -> toolbars but the 'languages' toolbar does not appear. In other words, i don't have any other languages installed.

Anyone have any ideas how to fix this? Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks

Answer:Wrong Keyboard Characters

Shift+2 for quotes is UK (maybe others)

I have just had a look in Excel and you can change the language for office (excel in this case)

Excel options --> Popular Tab --> Language settings --> Primary editing Language

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My keyboard was working fine and then it start to type the  wrong characters, eg, when I hit the "0" I get "/"  My computer is a Lenovo G530 MT 4446
How can I fix this? Please help!
 

Answer:Keyboard Typing The Wrong Characters

Try the fix in this link if you haven't already......3 Ways to Fix a Keyboard That Has the Wrong Characters - wikiHow

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My keyboard was working fine and then it start to type the  wrong characters, eg, when I hit the "0" I get "/"  My computer is a Lenovo G530 MT 4446 How can I fix this? Please help!

Answer:Keyboard Typing The Wrong Characters

I have a Yoga 2.  My problem seemed to occur after having problems with Verface. 

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TIA, fallingrock.
 

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When I type some characters the wrong one appears. This is not consistent. It has caused me to get locked out of accounts because wrong passwords are entered. I have tried different keyboards with no success. Drivers are apparently up to date. I am running Windows 7.

Answer:KEYBOARD INPUTTING WRONG CHARACTERS

Control Panel - Regional settings and languages - set to the langauge of your choice (English UK?)
If it keeps changing to English US then delete the option English US

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One of my networked machines (XP Pro) has a keyboard problem. The @ sign and the quotes are reversed and also the £ and # key type incorrectly.I have checked regional settings and all is fine.Does anyone know of any other settings where this can be corrected. I would be very grateful for any help.

Answer:Keyboard typing wrong characters

Are you sure the Regional Info is correct?If you have changed it have you rebooted it?Sounds like the US keyboard drivers / settings at install instead of UK.

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i formated my hard drve and reinstalled xp
now my keyboard types some characters wrong for example: " and @ are the wrong way around

anyone know what is wrong?

thank in advance

also sorry if this is in the wrong place or has already been answered

Answer:Keyboard displays wrong characters

in the control panel click on the k/board icon and check it is set for usa key board

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I have tried changing the language settings in control panel but it is already on english us

There doesn't appear to be an issue with the fn keys
This post was very hard to type

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Hi,Have just purchased a new PC & I'm running XP on it, but have noticed a strange, and annoying problem with keyboard. Every time I type an @ symbol it displays a " and vice versa. Any idea what could be causing this & if there is a fix?Thanks in advance.

Answer:Keyboard displaying wrong characters

Assuming you have a standard 'qerty' boardIt has been set to USA configuration.Go to Control Panel/Keyboard and select UK configuration

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In my Notebook when i press some buttons i see letters and numbers  for ex. when i type K  it types 7K and J types J8 . is anyone got this problem before? Please help Thanks Bassem

Answer:keyboard typing wrong characters

It is necessary for you to replace the keyboard.It is not sending the correct signals to the motherboard. Yes, even a notebook computer has a replacable keyboard.It's a job best assigned to a qualified computer technician, to find and order a compatible keyboard, and to disassemble the laptop far enough to be able to swap the keyboard.  

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Hey, i run XP and am having an issue with my keyboard not inputting the correct character on certain keys when shift is held down. This same thing happens when i use either keyboard a basic PS/2 and a USB Steelseries Merc Stealth which i install drivers for.
Some examples of the problem are pressing shift + 2[top row] should input " but inputs @ : Shift + 3 should input pound sign but instead inputs # : shift + @ should input @ but instead inputs "
I have tried removing all my drivers through divice manager and rebooting letting xp reinstall ect, removing all my usb keyboard drivers and software and reinstalling ect still the same issue with both keyboards, exactly. At first i thought that because i am based in the UK and my USB keyboard is from the US that was the issue but its the same problem with my standard PS/2 keyboard which got me thinking that it can only be somthing related to XP or some settings in XP.
Any help as always welcome, thanks in advance.

Answer:keyboard inputting wrong characters

It looks like your keyboard layout is for US.Change it to UK: http://www.conversationexchange.com/resour...language.php#xp

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Well, my computer is an Acer Aspire PC running on Windows Vista Home Premium, but when I try to type things, my keyboard will type in a completely different symbol. For example, in most programs, instead of an apostrophe, Ill get è instead, or if I want to use square brackets, Ill get ^^ç. It wont happen in Microsoft word, but it will happen when Im on the internet, or using the search function in my computer.

Here's what the Keyboard driver window keeps telling me:

Under general tab:

HID Keyboard device

Device Type: Keyboards
Manufacturer: (Standard keyboards)
Location: on User human interface USB device
Device status: This device is working properly.

Under Driver Tab:

Driver provider: Microsoft
Driver Date: 21/06/2006
Driver version: 6.0.6001.18000
Digital Signer: microsoft windows
If anyone out there could help me, It would be much appreciated! Thanks!
 

Answer:Keyboard types wrong characters.

I am not 100% sure but I had the same sort of issue with Windows XP. My freind sorted it and it was to do with the language that the keyboard is set in. My issue was all the time though and not just certain programs.
 

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My keyboard is typing correctly in Word but types nonsense when I type in either a browser window or in my email. If I type a web address in Chrome, Explorer or Firefox it comes out as random letters, symbols and numbers and the same if I try to type an email in yahoo or gmail. As I say, it is fine typing in Word. Any ideas gratefully received.

PS I have been into Control Panel and made sure regional settings and keyboard setting are for English (UK)
 

Answer:Keyboard Typing Wrong Characters

Is this a laptop and is the "Num Lock" on?
 

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I have a logik keyboard for pc and this what my keyboard gives instead

q gives `
w opens 'help' box on whatever programme is open
r gives 5
u gives 6
I gives =
p gives -
g gives b
h gives n
; gives '
' gives /

how can this be solved?
 

Answer:Why is my keyboard typing wrong characters

This might help you out!

How To Fix A Keyboard With Wrong Characters
http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Keyboard-That-Has-the-Wrong-Characters

Good luck and let us all know how the repair job went!
 

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Hi tech support, installed windows 64 professional and some characters are not in the right place, @ and " are opposite, # is where the pound character
etc, installed three types of keyboard plug and play and USB and ergonomic with software all the same problem,any advice what to do???

Answer:[SOLVED] keyboard wrong characters

Either you are in a Non-US English location and have the US layout, or vice-versa
US Shift+2 is @
UK Shift+2 is "

Control Panel | Language and Regional Options
On Regional tab, select the correct language for your location.
Click the Languages tab, then click the Details... button
Select the correct Default input language. This should also install the correct keyboard
Under Installed services, if the incorrect keyboard is shown, click the Add... button
Select the language and layout, and click OK
You can remove the other keyboard if needed. Helps to keep it from getting switched back accidentally.

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My daughter's keyboard on Windows XP will not type the @ symbol, it types " instead. Please help me get this corrected. She has changed the language input to English United Kingdom and also tried English USA. None of these changes fixed the problem. All advise will be appreciated, thank you.
 

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I have a Dell latitude Cpi A laptop running windows xp and the stock keyboard types wrong letters example: When I press the p key it shows the number 4 on the screen. How do I fix it?

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After getting Windows 10 on my Split x2 ultrabook the keyboard would not respond to the proper characters. There is no num lock key on this keyboard so I could not test if that was the issue. For example when I type 'jump' on the keyboard I get 6ny=.

Answer:Keyboard on Split x2 Ultrabook uses wrong characters

Hi @paress88, Welcome to HP Forums! I have read your post and wanted to help. I understand that after upgarding to Windows 10, the keyboard is not working properly. What is the product number of your laptop?HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number? Try the following link:Wrong characters appear when typing, changing keyboard language, or DvorakLet me know if it helps. If this helps you to reach a solution, please click the "Accept as Solution" button down below in this message. If you wish to say "thanks" for my effort to help, click the "thumbs up" to give me Kudos.  Regards, 

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On my old computer, any keyboard i use on it has this problem. When you press shift+2 you get ampersand - @ and when you press ampersand button with shift you get inverted comma - ".It happened with old keyboard so i bought a new one (it was knackered anyway) and it still happens. Any ideas? I would imagine this is a system setting of some kind. Is there a fix?OS: Winxp proAthlon 1 ghzLogitech keyboard and mouse

Answer:keyboard buttons displaying the wrong characters

The regional settings are wrong - go to the Control Panel - Regional and Languga Options - Check through the variuos settings on the variuos tabs, and change them all to UK English.

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Hello,

I have a Toshiba satellite A300 installed with Vista. I have had problems with the following:

In order to type "Emily", I have to enter ["][spacebar][Emily]["][spacebar]
Quotation marks only appear after pressing the spacebar or typing in another character. Typing the single or double quotation marks, immediately followed by the letter will result in a special character like:
['][e] - ?
['][a] - ?
['][i] - ?
["][i] - ?
["][e]- ?.....and so on


How do I change this so that the quotation marks appear when I type them and that the special characters disappear? Please, please, please help me!

Answer:Vista - Keyboard displays wrong characters

change ur keyboard language to US
Instructions for Windows Vista

Click Start and then Control PanelIn Control Panel, if you are in Classic View, click on Control Panel Home (top left corner)Open Clock, Language, and RegionClick on Regional and Language Options.Click the Keyboards and Languages tab and then click Change keyboards.Under Installed services, click Add.In the Add Input Language dialog box, select the keyboard layout you would like to add from the list available and click OK.The keyboard layout you added will be included in the list. To set the new layout as your default, select it from the list. Click OK to save your changesYou can switch between different input languages (= keyboard languages) by clicking on the Language Bar button or by pressing the Alt + Shift keys

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hi all...i have some problems wi th my keyboard it happen when i want to type g it becomes 6g and h become 8h...had to use ext.keyboard for my daily use and it burden because i had to carry all the way i go hoping for some solution from all of you...

Answer:Aspire E15 E5-571G keyboard wrong characters

Hi,Try reinstalling the Keyboard driver, go to Device manager, expand Keyboards, highlight Standard PS/2 keyboard and right click, select Properties, go to Driver tab and uninstall, reboot and let Windows install the driver. HTH.

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Hi there.
my keyboard is not making the right buttons. everytime i press 'u' it comes up with 4. i = 5, o = 6, p = -, and so on and so forth. the onlyway i can remove this is by holding down the Fn button inbetween Ctrl and Alt. how can i take this keyboard lock off for good?

feel free to email [email protected]

thanks for your time.

xxx

Answer:Equium L20 - keyboard creates the wrong characters

Hi,

you have to press Fn + F11 to deactivate Numlock.

Bye

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Answer:Why does my Notebook keyboard print the wrong characters?

Possible its not programming problem. Show your device to master.

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Hi

My PC showed UK Keyboard after W10 installed, the only issue I found was that "@" showed instead of " " "
and vice versa.

To fix this I changed the keyboard to US Keyboard, as it had been until W10, that fixed the problem but when I reboot it reverts to UK Keyboard.

How do I fix this?

Thanks

Daniel

Answer:Wrong characters shown. Keyboard issue

I presume that you changed the kb defaults in "control panel", "language".

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Whenever i try to type something like I or O it would come up as a 5 or 6
5t w643d 3662 s60eth5ng 352e th5s
Translation- It would look something like this
I read somewhere about holding the FN key, and when i do hold it and press the letter I it would come up, otherwise it would be a 5.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Laptop keyboard displaying wrong characters

Turn number lock off
 

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Hi,

I my laptop keyboard is now displaying incorrect characters after I cleaned it (just a wipe over with some window spray). I have bought a USB keyboard and am currently using that. For example:

o=9o
p='/0p
i=8i

Most keys are affected, even the enter/delete and number keys.

Any idea what is happening? Have I completely broken it?

Thanks

Laura

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5750 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3069 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 226580 MB, Free - 71650 MB; D: Total - 11891 MB, Free - 2239 MB; F: Total - 305168 MB, Free - 228333 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30D2, 79.2E, None
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus Avira
 

Answer:Solved: Keyboard displays wrong characters

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Hi,suddenly the laptop started typing wrong words. I checked keyboard layout, it was English US. I even tried Ctrl + Shift and Alt + Shift, but nothing is happening. If I type small letters it types Capital letters, sometimes the same type numbers....if I type 1,2,3,4 it types !,@,#,$ respectively. Even though Numslock is also on.Even I tried external USB keyboard in the laptop, it is the same problem. At last, even I formatted the laptop and installed windows 7 again, same problem.

Answer:laptop keyboard types wrong characters

sounds like your shift key is stuck..i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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Okay, I've been banging my head into a wall over this one for awhile. I've read a ton of forums and I just have no clue how to fix this.

I have a home network with 3 PCs, plus some other networked devices, and no matter how I set them up, I can get some, but never full, functionality out of all the devices.

PC 1 is my gaming rig. Windows XP and what I'm posting from now.
PC 2 is my wife's computer and what we use for LAN games. Windows Vista.
PC 3 is my netbook for casual surfing and when I run D&D games. Windows 7.
All three of these devices connect to my Netgear router wirelessly via 1) dongle, 2) internal card with external antenna, 3) internal card it shipped with. We also have a Wii connect to the network wirelessly, and our TV and Xbox have cat5s running to the router.

What I need my network to do:
Every computer must be able to connect to the internet.
PC 2 and 3 must be able to print from PC 1 and access the music database.
PC 3 must be able to remote desktop PC 1.
They must all be able to play LAN games together (Age of Empires 3 is our normal choice).

What it does do:
Everything connects to the internet fine... unless the xbox, Wii and TV are on, then at least one computer can't connect.
The other computers can not print from PC 1, in spite of having the proper Brother drivers installed (and previously being able to do so, more on that later). Same with the music database.
PC3 can remote desktop PC1. However, PC 2 and 3 can not acce... Read more

Answer:Mixed-generation network

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I have a new L500/02C notebook.

Bought in Australia.

When @ is pressed on keyboard " appears and vice versa.

How can I fix please ... R

Answer:Satellite L500/02C: wrong keyboard characters appears - " instead of @

In Control Panel- Clock, Language and Region, choose Eng (US) to see what happens

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I have been having with my keyboard Tecra A2;

when I type the key "e" I get this: 10:06 PM 7/27/2007;

when I type the key "a" I get 1za 1za 1za;

when I type "z" I get 1za 1ZA 1za and so on,

some keys are fine and I get the right letter. I already checked Regional settings and everything it is fine; I updated my BIOS and I did not work; I used CD's recovery and I did not work.
I went to Device manager and uninstalled keyboard driver and nothing; I reformatted my HDD drive and nothing; I have noticed that when I went to the BIOS and y tried to enable "FN" and I could not enable or disable; it is disable by default;
I tried FN+ F11 or F10 and I did nto work. What could it be?

Any help? Has anyone had the same problem?

Answer:Keyboard types wrong and weird characters on Tecra A2

Hi,

sounds like a serious hardware problem. You can try the following to check if just the internal keyboard is making some trouble or your machine is malfunctioning: just connect a external keyboard (ps2 or usb) and check if you got the same error.

But nowadays you should bring your machine to a local authorized service partner for a hardware checkup because I think that your keyboard is defective and the hardware components of your machine should be checked.

Here?s a link to find the nearest local service point:

http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/cgi-bin/ToshibaCSG/generic_content.jsp?service=EU&ID=ASP_SUPPORT

Good luck
Greets

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Keyboard "unlocks" and wrong characters are typed using QWERTY layout. Have tried changing language options with some short term success.

However languages changes quickly become "unlocked".
How do I fix this problem?

Advice please.
Thanks, Mike

Answer:Tecra A9 - Keyboard "unlocks" and wrong characters are typed

Hi

To be honest I have no idea what you are talking about.
If your keyboard layout does not match with the keyboard language, then you should change this and should add new language.

In such case you will be able to switch between languages using the shortcuts SHIFT+ALT

Of course you can also delete the other languages. In such case the SHIFT+ALT will not functions.

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Any help to correct this problem would be appreciated.
I don't know if this is a hardware issue or a software issue. Whenever I press certain letters I get a numeric stroke. For example:

m=0
j=1
k=2
l=3
u=4
i=5
o=6

The only reason I'm able to type this is because I've connected another keyboard up to the laptop.
 

Answer:Solved: Fujitsu laptop keyboard showing wrong characters

Most likely you have some kind of number lock feature on. It's so you can use the letters as you would a number pad on a standard keyboard.

Try to find a key on your keyboard labeled "Num Lock" and press it (you may have to hold down something like an "Fn" key while pushing the Num Lock button).
 

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Question: characters mixed

im on a friends laptop. since yesterday for some reason pressing certain keys makes different characters pop up. for eg if i press 'p' i get a * if i press 'u' i get a 4. this is not the case for all the keys, just the ones on the keyboard that actually have these letters written under them. pressing the 'Fn' key stops this problem but only while its pressed. im holding the fn key with my left hand in order to type this with my right hand.
plz help!
thanks
Dan

Answer:characters mixed

You need to press "fn" and another key. Its a shortcut but I cannot remember the other key. Let me see if I can find it.

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Question: characters mixed

im on a friends laptop. since yesterday for some reason pressing certain keys makes different characters pop up. for eg if i press 'p' i get a * if i press 'u' i get a 4. this is not the case for all the keys, just the ones on the keyboard that actually have these letters written under them. pressing the 'Fn' key stops this problem but only while its pressed. im holding the fn key with my left hand in order to type this with my right hand.
plz help!
thanks
Dan

Answer:characters mixed

look for a fn lock which would work like a caps lock key

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I can log in to XP like normal on my laptop, but once I'm logged in the keys on the keyboard are all over the place. An M is an O a C is a 6. Anyone ever heard of this poblem and how to fix????

Answer:Keyboard characters don't type proper characters

well u probably messed up the keyboard mapping when u formated windows and the only way to change it back is to reformat again
search TF i answered something like this befor!

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ok, tell me where i'm wrong:

tag: #76C2R0J-595B

1) using latitude.exe
z:\> LATITUDE.EXE 76C2R

Master password = FQW81O98 - not working

2) using Latitude_MasterPW.exe (MASTERPW V2.20)

76C2R --> fqw81o98
76c2r --> f28ccvuc
76C2R0J595B --> r8g99o12
76c2r0j595b --> r8vuqotq

tried all of them, upper and lower cases, none working

also tried to regenerate some of the passwords posted on forum - mine results were different. so either i'm doing totally wrong or there's another program/way/whatever to generate password out of tag number ...

regards.
 

Answer:password generation - where i'm wrong?

read the FAQs please: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic90285.html
 

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I am trying to add an if and if-else statement to my language called PNFHA (Portable Numbers Format High-Level Language A). I am using bison and flex to write the language. This language is a compiler to my PNFASM language (Portable Numbers Format Asembler). I have correctly parsed the if and if-else statements. I have gotten everything in the if statement to work. However, I am having trouble with the code generation of the if-else statement. The code for the else keeps getting put in the if instead of the else, because of the way bison works.

So what I did, is modified the parser to use an Array (my Array class), instead of outputting the output directly to the file. That way, before code generation is done, I can easily modify it. So I worked out a solution where extra code was generated telling which line number the code really belongs on. Then I move the code to the correct line numbers, and then I delete the extra information. The moving process seems to work. However, there is one little problem I need to solve before this will work entirely.

The code seems to need to know whether there is a code block or not, and whether this is in the else or not. I can tell if I am in a block or not, but to tell whether the block is in the else part or not, I seem to need a look ahead token. However, the bison look ahead token is not filled at this point in my code. It is YYEMPTY. It is that way either way. How can I test if we are in a block in the else part or not without using ... Read more

Answer:PNFHA: if-else code generation

Here is my updated code for the if-else statement:
Code:

| IF LEFTP expression RIGHTP stmt ELSE stmt
{
if (strcmp(yytext, "}") == 0)
blockinelse = true;

cout << blockfound << endl;
ifbegin = out.length() - 1;
if (!inblock)
ifbeginlineno = yylineno - 2;
else
ifbeginlineno = yylineno - 5;

conprint("ALOAD TBOOLEAN %s\n", $3.to_boolean().get().getString().c_str());

String if_body_str = "if_body_";
if_body_str += ifcounter;
String else_body_str = "else_body_";
else_body_str += ifcounter;
String after_if_str = "after_if_";
after_if_str += ifcounter;

conprint("CGOTOL TVOID %u\n", ifcounter);
conprint("GOTOL TVOID %u\n", ifcounter + 1);

labelTable.insert();
labelTable[labelTable.length() - 1].name(if_body_str);
labelTable[labelTable.length() - 1].address(labelTable.length() - 2);

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Answer:Music maker generation 6 unlock code

We don't do codes, sorry.

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Hi, I bought a Lenovo Essential G580 on 15th May 2013. Everything was working perfectly until yesterday when my keyboard started to type random characters. I had just put my laptop to sleep on the night of 20th July 2013 and when I switched on the laptop on the evening of 21st July 2013 the keyboard started typing random stuff. There has been no spillage on the laptop as its safely covered on my table and I am the only one living in my room. Also to make sure its not because of a software glitch, I tried the following: 1. Restarted the system multiple times2. Went to an earlier System restore point. (Tried 5 different one's)3. Refreshed the system4. Took a backup and Formatted the whole hard disk and reinstalled Windows.5. Switched off the laptop for the night and tried switching it on today morning. None of the above helped. So obviously it is not a software problem. (FYI: The Onscreen Keyboard just works fine) A few example stuff which I get when I press the keys: CAPS Lock: WX (When I press Caps lock key it types WX along with it so the pattern goes like this: WXwxWXwxWXwx and so on if you keep pressing caps lock)q: When I press q its types a tab with qwm: its types yum instead of mw: works like caps lock key. Turns on Caps and types WX too.x: same as wBackspace: Backspace deletes one character and along with that presses the enter key too The keys in the middle row i.e.. asdfghjkl are all working fine. The problem seems to be with t... Read more

Answer:Lenovo Essential G580 Keyboard Malfunctioning (Keyboard typing unnecessary characters)

hi bijoy3d,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
What you can try is to reseat the keyboard ribbon (see page 49-51 of the hardware maintenance manual). If that doesn't work, there's really something wrong with the physical keyboard and you need to contact lenovo support for service.
 
 
Best regards,
neokenchi

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Question: MIXED UP KEYBOARD

Hi, i just enstalled wireless keyboard and mouse, and when i try to use the 'pound' sign(which i cant find elsewhere) or the @ sign they are all mixed up. is there a way to set them in windows? thanks. have software installed and everything else works fine. last keyboard did the same. i have xp, athlon 2100 proc

Answer:MIXED UP KEYBOARD

Control Panel, Regional and Language options. Make sure everything is set to English (UK). Same with Keyboard in Control Panel.

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when i type the listed keys i get this M (m,) J are K is ( jk ) H( f5 ) Y ( y] ) and U are I ( ui ) help

Answer:some key on my keyboard are mixed up

... and all the details of your system are? Laptop, Desktop, Make? There are no mindreaders here.

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Question: mixed up keyboard

hey people!

just re-installed windows, and ive noticed that ive got problems with special characters.

for instance: when i type the @ symbol, i have to hold shift and press 2.

and when i want quotes (") i hold shift and ' (which would normally give me an @ symbol.

it's only some of the special character keys that im having problems with.

im running xp pro sp2 on a laptop.

Answer:mixed up keyboard

start > control panel > switch to classic > reginal and language options > languages > details > delete united states > restart

should solve your problem

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Question: Wrong Characters

Hi Lenovo Community, An issue is driving me crazy with T440S,Physical Keys Shows Chracter wrote on it While it types another ChractersThey should be the same as wrote on physical one Example ....Plus and Question mark keys writes    - and _While some are right like $ and 4  % and 5 Language US English Need help pls, i am working on some important report and didnt think thinkpad first experience would go like that Thanks, 













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Answer:Wrong Characters

Hi: You say "Language US English". Is that the language assigned in windows, the language of the keyboard or both? It is possible that you have a bad keyboard.

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Hello I bought a keyboard protector online. But I received something smaller than my keyboard. I contacted the manufacturer and he told me that I ordered the US one.What I want to know is does UK keyboard and US keyboard have different sizes?Shouldn't the size be the same and the layout is the only difference? He refuses to refund it cause I ordered a wrong product. However, what I don't understand is the size was smaller.Eventhough its a US keyboard layout protector shouldn't if fit the size of the UK one? 

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I bought this awesome, lovely and exquisite piece of technology innovation in August 2014.I have come to India and everyone loves it.Everything was fine until the last Saturday morning when I was typing an email. I got on a phone call for a while and it went in sleep mode. Pretty normal. I concluded the call and touched the space bar expecting the normal, quick wake up and the login screen. The login screen came up alright, but the password box was already filled. I tried to use backspace to clear the box and I missed a heartbeat! Nothing seemed to happen.So I force shut it holding the power button and after a minute bring it up again. Same scene!This has continued. I am going to be in India for a few months. So I checked with Lenovo service centers calling them. And I learn this model is not supported in India. My warrantee is valid, but of no use!I go to a local dealer, to no avail. I have lost my primary way of communication. Difficult to live this way. Right? SO I buy a toolset (expensive!), open the back cover and disconnect the keyboard cable. I put the cover back and start using it as a tablet only.It is serving me for now, but cant do this for long. What may be wrong?My friend is travelling to the US (San Jose) in a couple of weeks. Should I send it with him? Will Lenovo give me a replacement keyboard or whatever part? I have been a computer professional for 30+ years and used more than 6 laptops so far. Had bought this from my heart. Hate to see i... Read more

Answer:Yoga 2 Pro Keyboard continuously floods characters in the keyboard buffer

I have this same problem but with my Y510p. It floods the 'Q' character.
 
The only solution which seems possible is a keyboard replacement (unless the connecting port is damaged, which is highly unlikely). I have ordered a keyboard and it is on the way.
 
As for your scenario, I would say that if you friend is going to be in US for more than 2 months then it is fine to send it with him for repairs. You could also order a keyboard online and replace it yourself (I ordered on ebay).
Check your manual on lenovo website for supported keyboard part number.
 
Tip -
To disable a malfunctioning keyboard like yours, you can either disconnect it physically (like you did)
OR
You can go into Control Panel > Device Manager > Keyboards
Select the laptop keyboard and manually install a wrong keyboard driver.
This way the keyboard wont be recognized and wont work.

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I've recently had this problem where some keyboard shortcuts aren't working or are performing incorrect functions. For example, ctrl+alt+del does nothing, while ctrl+c, in Chrome, opens up the Chrome Elements tab. In fact, while typing this, my shift key has suddenly stopped working and actually prevents me from typing anything when it is held. I'm using caps lock to type capitals. Actually, it seems that some letters it works fine for (like "A"), but some letters (like "O"), it opens my Chrome bookmarks...and now shift plus C is opening that damn Chrome Elements. Shift i is doing that too.

I'm assuming that it's some kind of virus, but so far neither Malwarebytes nor Avast have found anything. Also, it doesn't happen on startup - only hours afterwards. It also eventually stops happening.

Anyone know what this could be...question mark...it's not working right now. Is it definitely a virus or is my keyboard dying in a really weird way...question mark.

Answer:Keyboard shortcuts mixed up

First make sure something like sticky keys isn't enabled
Shortcut Keys for Windows 7

Or else your keyboard may well be on it's way out. A time-consuming and only potential (not guaranteed) fix could be to use a program called SharpKeys to remap all afflicted keyboard functions, but I wouldn't envy you the task :/

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Can anyone tell me how to fix this problem pls.
@ on my keyboard is " and vice versa.

Any ideas.
PLS PLS help
 

Answer:Keyboard keys mixed up!

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All of a sudden the built in keyboard for my HP laptop has started doing strange things.

some of the keys have become mixed up.

Space bar - creates full stops
backspace - has become F11
UP arrow - is now the letter 'o'
Down error - is now the number '9'
Enter - is now the letter 'L'
letter 'L' - is now the enter button
Num lock - has become F10

I've checked all the regional settings and stuff, re installed all the drivers and even manually trying to re map the keys with no luck.

I've booted a Windows 7 virtual machine and had the same problem. Also has the same problem running Linux on a live disk. Plugging in an external USB keyboard works no problem and so does the on-screen keyboard.

So I'm pretty sure its a faulty keyboard but I thought I would ask in case I missed anything before I sent it back for repairs.

Any advice would be useful

Thanks!

Answer:Keyboard Keys Mixed up

Going by what you've already done I agree with the faulty keyboard, is it still under warranty ?

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Dear friends. After a new installation, I've spent the whole night trying to fix the mess with my keyboard, but without any results.I have an azerty on my HP laptop, but whatever input language or a keyboard I choose it doesn't correspond to my layout. It changes the letters , but it doesn't change the row with the numbers - all the symbols are mixed up. I tried to copy the language settings of my daughter's lap(identical keyboard)but it didn't work either. I've been installing Windows many times before and doing this procedure without problems, but this time I am helpless. Anyone , please?

Answer:Mixed up keyboard.Help needed

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look here: How do I change my keyboard from azerty to qwerty and visa versa? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers

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My @ key does a " and its mucked up.This is because the language has been changed, how do i change it back to Europe?

Answer:Keyboard mixed up keys.

In XP, go Start, Control Panel, Regional and Language Options. Make sure everything is UK.

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Hello im new to this stuff, i was wondering if anyone could help me

i have a samsung r519/r719, and i broke the keyboard on it a while back and started using a external usb

keyboard which broke on me a few days ago, so ive decided to fit an asus x5dc keyboard (just to see if it was

my keyboard that was broke or it was something wrong with my laptop) which does not work properly, all the

keys rather dont work or mixed up

for example
esc=y
f3=9
f11=6
pgdn=7
3=2
4=s
9=w
/=n
-=b
w=full screen
e=8
r=3
u=#
f=1
g=2
h=f7
j=h
l=4
#=5
z=t
b=f
n=g
.=right click
3=shift

now i want to replace my original keyboard but dont if its worth it just incase it does the same, or if its only doing this because its an asus x5dc keyboard, if anyone can help please do.

ow and ive wrote all this using on screen keyboard took me a while haha
 

Answer:keyboard keys mixed up

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Hello,bb Something happened to my Thinkpad Edge this morning.  Keys - especially the e now show up as p.  The sign from the F4 button pops up odd times on the screen  - I don't even know what it is.  Also the little camera icon from the F5 button shows up on the screen, then the sound icon will pop up.  Then the keys will change again.  I CAN'T GPT ANYTHING \;DONP!!! Thanks!

Answer:Wrong characters from some keys

Hello Lup,
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-and-U-series-Laptops/IdeaPad-Z470-unexpected-characters-on-som...





Justin Kirton

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This is a problem I have that is 'solved' by rebooting my computer, but arises again after some time when I am in Word and some posting forums (not this one). I have a new laptop with Vista Home. When I am typing, there comes a point that the "?" key instead outputs ?, a similar problem happens with other keys, such as the quotations key. Then I reboot and everything is fine again. It is extremely odd (and annoying), and frustrates me becuase I need to write a paper and do not want to have to keep rebooting!!

Answer:Wrong characters being displayed

Sounds like Regional settings might be acting up
Go to the Control panel and open Regional settings. Click on the keyboard tab. How many language options do you have?
Maybe even change it and change back

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Wrong characters have just sprouted in some places. Things like é instead of ?, for instance.

I've spotted them in two places only : comments included in Properties of Macrium Reflect backup files, and one blog I follow regularly through Firefox.

That's the reason I suspect it's Windows-related and not a Macrium problem. It happened suddenly with no obvious trigger beforehand. It's the sort of bad transcription which often happens in emails.

Now the same blog displays correctly again. Any ideas ?

Answer:Suddenly, wrong characters

If you had KB3102429 installed, try uninstalling it.

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I recently reinstalled Windows XP after reformatting my HDD [new mobo, etc.], I kinda rushed the installation. I left the language and regional settings as English (US) [I'm English (UK)], I've went into Language and Regional Settings in Control Panel and made the amendments for both drop-down boxes, restarted my PC, and checked the settings again. They seem OK ["English (United Kingdom)" and "United Kingdom"] in Control Panel, but it's still treating the keyboard as English-US. I get @ for " and vice versa... Any ideas on this? [Any other info needed to help explain?]

Googling it keeps returning answers saying adjust "Regional and Language Options", which I have. Any ideas or directions appreciated.
 

Answer:Wrong characters for keypresses

Did you install the special drivers for the motherboard, bios and others that come on a separate disk? If not then go to either the manufacturers web site or the motherboards web site and download them and run them and after they are installed reboot the computer.

If this does not work try this:

You might have to remove the hard drive from this computer and install it in another computer as a slave drive and after it is able to be accessed by Windows on that computer you will have to manually backup all of your important data that you have to another media like CD-R's, DVD or Thumb drive. Then when this is done return it to the original computer as a master drive on the primary IDE cable and do the following:

REGISTRY WARNING: The details that follow require an above-average understanding of the technical topics involved. If you do not understand the Registry material presented here, either find a technically-knowledgeable friend or do not attempt to repair your system Registry yourself. Improper changes in the System Registry can render all data on your hard disk inaccessible.

I hope you have the Windows software for this machine. Please give this a try and print it out for reference

How to perform a repair installation of Windows XP if Internet Explorer 7 is installed

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/917964

How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install = http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm

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just a quicky, my " and @ aymbols are the wrong way round since i reformatted my comp. i know it must be an easy quick solution so somebody please help before i go crazy!!
thanks!!
 

Answer:Keyboard Help " and @ symbols mixed up!!

Your keyboard language is set to the wrong language.

Im guessing that as US is the default you are in the UK but using a US language layout for your keyboard.

Goto Start --> Settings --> Control Panel

Select 'Regional and Language Settings' (If xp you may need to set it to view in classic mode)

Select the 'Languages' Tab and click Details in the 'Text Services and input languages' groupbox.

Set the language there that you need and hit apply!
 

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My problem is when i press the symbols "Greater than or less than" à appear instead. For the symbol "Close brace" ç appear instead, so if someone could tell me how to fix it will be great!!

Answer:Laptop keyboard symbols all mixed up

You have the French Keyboard enabled.

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Ok....My (at) key is showing " instead of the at sign, and the key next to it is displaying £ instead of the tic tac toe sign, anyone know how to fix this?
 

Answer:Keys displaying wrong characters

This happens generally after a drink has been spilled on the keyboard. Just go buy another keyboard
 

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I have just purchased an NB200-10G and some of the keys or key combinations do not produce the correct character. eg,
Shift + " (quotation marks) produces @
Shift + £ produces #
Shift + @ produces "
pressing # only gives \
Shift + ~ gives I

It can be corrected in Microsoft Office Word (but not in Notepad or Wordpad) by pressing shift + alt - but it is very irritating. Can i do anything to correct this permanently.

Answer:NB200 - Wrong keypad characters

Have you checked the Regional Settings and Keyboard Settings in Control Panel?

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I have had Japanese installed on my language bar for some time, but lately when I try to use it, the wrong characters appear when I type in the Romaji. I tried deleting the Japanese IME and re-adding it, but it made no difference. Could this be caused by a virus? How can I fix it? It still works fine on my laptop, it's only my desktop that is affected.

Answer:Wrong characters appear when typing Japanese

Hi nfarrier, Welcome to Sevenforums.

Yes, it can be virus. Did you made any changes on the PC recently?

As mentioned by Yard Dog, run Malwarebyts to scan for malwares. Run antivrus, and do SFC/SCANNOW to check for any errors.

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I just need to know how to do a O with a slash through it, ive tried everything, searched everything and nothing works.

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I have a newly bought U300-152 with OS vista home premium 32-bit already installed by the distributor in Saudi Arabia.
I observe some of the keys in the keyboard are mixed up for example shift+2 should give us @ and shift+' (apostrophe) should give us " (quote) but its the other way around meaning shift+2 gives me " (quote) and shift+' (apostrophe) gives me @.

Any solution for this to be corrected.
What should I do?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Satellite U300-152: keyboard keys are mixed up

Hi buddy

Don?t worry, it?s not a serious problem ;)
It looks like you keyboard language settings don?t match with the keyboard layout.

You can solve this issue very easily by changing the language settings in the control panel -> Regional & Language Options -> Languages Tab -> Details

I assume you keyboard language settings are set to ?English *(UK)* ".
But possibly you need to choose an English *(US)* to assign the right signs to the single keyboard buttons.

Check it out ;)

Greets

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when i use the onscreen keyboard there will be random foréign letters appear this message only has the one in 'foreign' above but often t?ére can be more. ah, it has häppened ägain

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The keyboard of my brand new Satellite C850-1F1 is mixed up. Windows 8 64 bit is installed.

Spacebar provides a 'p', 4 provides an 'f', 6 provides an 'h'. But most of the keys work properly.

When using an external keyboard It al works fine. I tried different language and country settings, nothing seems to work.

Any ideas?

Answer:Keyboard mixed up on brand new Satellite C850-1F1

> When using an external keyboard It al works fine

This means that your internal keyboard is the troublemaker.
The internal keyboard must be replaced in order to fix this problem.

Get in contact with Toshiba authorized service point to get the keyboard replaced.

Greets

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ive got several printers and computers, which give different results. Win Live Mail displays Russian and Chinese correctly, but when sent to printer, most of them garble the characters. i dont want to delve into each printer hardware, so am hoping this is a problem with Win 7 encoding somewhere ? ive seen options in Live Mail itself, but changing them doesnt help. is there anywhere else in Win 7 itself that can be experimented with ? thanks for any help !

Answer:Printing wrong characters for Russian and Chinese

I can't be certain whether it's your printer settings or Windows that's at fault here, so I've posted this link in the hope it may help you.

Pinyin Joe - MS Windows 7 Chinese Language Features, Setup Help

As a matter of interest, do you have the Russian and Chinese language packs installed? Obviously, you would need Windows 7 Ultimate for the language packs.

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The subject of email messages with foreign (Greek in this case) characters will not display correctly, I get something like: =?UTF-=CE=BF=CE=BD_=CE=9F=CE=A4=CE=9... etc. I've set the regional and locale settings to Greek but it doesn't help, and I can't find any specific settings for the Mail app. Is there a solution? Thank you.

update: it looks like this is sender-specific since some emails are displayed correctly.

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Hi Everyone,

I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

The characters that I am seeing are as follows -

Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

Answer:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Looks like your keyboard is set to a British layout. You can change that in Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region

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Hi,
My keyboard has begun producing the wrong characters, mainly the keys grouped on the right side...VIOJKL;' AND M come up as numbers. The right characters come up if I hold the function key in when I type. Any advice is appreciated.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:52:27 PM, on 12/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\KeyboardSurrogate.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ACS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\agrsmsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\SYMANT~1\SYMANT~1\Rtvscan.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\WISPTIS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tabbtnu.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\TCServer.exe
C:\Program Files\AlpsPoint\ApMain.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
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Answer:[SOLVED] keystrokes are producing wrong characters

This is a laptop, correct?

Seems like the numlock function is stuck on.

If not, it may be an issue with the keyboard, drivers, or perhaps the hotkey application.

I don't see any active infection in this log.

You may be better served seeking help for this issue in our Laptop Support forum.

Do not post a HijackThis log there, or your thread will get moved here.

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Hi! I'm using Win7 in portuguese (pt-PT) and the calculator has some some keys with strange symbols in them. So, instead of the backspace arrow, there's a rectangle, and the "x" was replaced by a square. In scientific mode it's even worse.



I've already restored windows fonts through the control panel. I've renamed the calc.exe.mui and nothing. I've even tried downloading an english version posted in these forums, but it didn't work. Even the language remained the same.

Any thoughts on this?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Calculator displaying wrong characters in keys.

i see the difference.
did you make any changes to your computer recently? you could try a System Restore to a date that you did.

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Hello everybody,

I found that my XP (English version) is not able to put non-English characters in correct order, so that my Thai dictionary doesn't work properly.

Here are some details.

In Thai language, some vowels are on the left side of consonant, but when ordering those words with vowels on the left side, we don't consider the vowel is the first character, but XP does. I need to introduce 3 Thai characters in order to illustrate this problem more clearly.

&#3585; is the first consonant in Thai language, &#3586; is the second, &#3652; is a vowel which is on the left side of consonant, such as &#3652;&#3585; and &#3652;&#3586;. Now we put these 2 consonants and 2 words in proper order, it's supposed to be 1.&#3585; 2.&#3652;&#3585; 3.&#3586; 4.&#3652;&#3586;, but what XP does is 1.&#3652;&#3585; 2.&#3652;&#3586; 3.&#3585; 4.&#3586;

Is the any solution for this? Thanks in advance.

P.S. In the shop where I bought that dictionary, it works pretty well, but I didn't notice what system is was.
 

Answer:Wrong alphabetical order for Non-English characters

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Hi Everyone,

I am using a Windows 7 x64 computer and several keys on my keyboard are misbehaving. When I press the tilde (~), at (@) or hash (#) keys I see different characters.

The characters that I am seeing are as follows -

Initially I installed a Microsoft USB Keyboard, and when I did so some software - in the style of Windows 8 - was installed. As I suspected that the Windows 8 "style" software may be at fault I uninstalled it (however there was no improvement). I then tried a Logitech USB keyboard with the same outcome, and finally tried a Microsoft PS2 keyboard.

Having tried 3 different keyboards with the same effect I am convinced that the issue is with the computer itself.

If anybody has any suggestions on how to fix this they will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo
 

Answer:Some special characters coming out wrong on my computer

Seems like you have a different language keyboard set as the default. See here: http://www.howtogeek.com/121169/how-to-change-your-keyboard-layout-in-windows-8/
Or change it in the Control Panel. You may want to remove any other languages that you don't use and you should reboot.
 

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Hi everyone.  Got my brand new 5th Gen X1 Carbon a week ago.  Was working fine, until an extremely annoying issue popped up with the keyboard this morning.  The letter "k" keeps appearing at random when I use the laptop's keyboard. I can hardly type, as random "k"s keep appearing.  It's driving me crazy. The k's appear when I do not press any key on the laptop, but the issue is worst when I'm typing away using other keys. If I apply the lightest pressure on the k key, I can activate it.        This issue is resolved if I keep the laptop's lid closed, using an external keyboard and monitor.    I would greatly appreciate any help resolving issue.  I have already tried unistalling the keyboard from Device Manager and restarting.  

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Hey everyone! I'm probably going to come off as super petty but I just want to check to see if the noises I get from different keys is normal. The backspace and down arrow keys are quite a bit noiser when clicked than any other buttons on the keyboard. I first noticed how loud the down arrow key was versus the other arrow keys. Are these normal differences that you all are experiencing or are these issues I should try to warranty? Like I said, I'm sure I'm coming off as petty but it's a brand new laptop for me and one I spent quite a bit of money on so I want to make sure everything's okay. Thanks for the feedback!

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Hi! I have pretty much similar problem than described in this thread,
Only backspace works on startup
except that I can't press F8 to open boot screen.
I only could get in the boot screen when I cold restarted, but my keyboard "don't recognize" any buttons, so windows will start normally to prompt a password.
I tried to use boot using my windows installation cd, but I can't "press any key to boot from cd/dvd..."

What could be causing this? I had another problem like this(none of the keys worked) before this, but I was able to log in using "visual keyboard-function". I re-installed drivers, solved problem.
Now I can't use visual keyboard at all

To add
-Both times, there was an security update (avast, malwarebytes) before the malfunction.
-I tried two keyboards, and several USB ports.

Is there anyway to boot my pc? Any help would be appreciated

Answer:Keyboard error - mixed buttons? Can't login or boot

You tried two different keyboards and none worked?

As well as multiple usb ports?

Does your computer have a ps2 connector, the non usb connection for keyboards? Maybe you could find a old ps2 keyboard if your ps has the connection and use that...

Tried resetting bios defaults?


Here is a whole guide if you do get the keyboard to work:

Please read this tutorial fully, and follow all steps.

99% of the time all issues can be resolved with problems starting windows with this tutorial.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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Hello,   are there any hints, when ThinkPad Compact USB Keyboard might be available in the latest generation/version, ie. identical to T470/T570 keyboard (grouped Fx keys)? Thanks,Aleq

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Hello guys, My oldies notebook Satellite Pro 410 CDT, with BIOS updated to v6.20, which I am trying to install as SO w98se. I have a few problems that I do not manage to solve:

1. I have formatted a HDD of 4.3 GB of a libretto 70 CT, in two partitions one of 814 Mb and other one with the rest. In the partition D, the major one I have copied all the drivers of 410 as well as w98se to proceed to his installation. These options I did it in the tower Pc with Partion Magic and the explorer of Windows XP.

Reinstalled the HDD in 410 CDT, the screen shows me the following message:

" THIS BASIC WAS ABORTED BECAUSE THIS MACHINE IS NOT ROM BASIC I USED TOSHIBA'S BASIC "
However much I have looked in manual there is not done any reference to this message, can they say to me that it happens?.

2. When I format the HDD in another Pc I must reserve an empty space in in order that it is a system do his copies in way of hibernation?. That is to say, in the Libretto 70 and 100, they save themselves 32 MB at the end of the HDD. All that I owe resevar for 410 cdt and in that place?.

3. When I start the portable one with a bootdisk of windows 98 without ramdisk, which allows me to load the most basic thing in MSDOS, I verify that the keyboard does not act as owes, that is to say, some keys they show on screen characters that do not correspond to them, others prove to be two or three simultaneously, others do not do anything supporting the fixed cursor, for example, if tou... Read more

Answer:Broken keyborad on Satellite Pro 410cdt? Wrong characters are shown

Hi

I?m not 100% about the point one because I have never seen such error message but I have investigated in the internet and somewhere has suggested that such error can appears because the booting partition was not activated or not active.

2.) I don?t think that you need to reserve any place on the HDD for the hibernation mode. In the hibernation mode all data and settings are saved to the local file. It?s a part of the OS.

3.) For me it?s not easy to say if the keyboard is wrong or only the software environment cannot detect the functionality of the keyboard buttons properly. To be sure if the keyboard works properly you should test it in the Windows OS

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A client using a billing and inventory program that I wrote for him a number of years ago, is having some problems since
upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 Home Premium.

The main problem now is that when printing his quotes and invoices, Windows is using the wrong character set.
Instead of getting single and double line boxes and frames, it is printing completely different characters.

They are all graphics characters above 128 ASCII commonly used for both screen and print in DOS programs.
There is no problem with screen display of the same characters.

Isn't there a way to make it use the intended character set when printing?
I don't have Windows 7, so I can't do any testing on my own equipment.

Thanks.

P.S.
Don't bother with suggestions of 'a different program'.
This is a custom application that he paid $$$ for and I spent hundreds of hours developing.
 

Answer:Windows 7 prints wrong graphics characters from a DOS database program

Not unless you can find a printer that allows IBM Character set, such as a LaserJet. I would suggest moving them into something like QuickBooks, or design the program to run in Access, if you want full use of the printer. BTW, there is no such thing as DOS anymore. DOS died with the end of Win98 & Win NT.
 

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Can anyone assist? I'm not a programmer so please forgive me in advance.

I’ve tested the code below but it’s not redirecting (no errors on the page) As an FYI, I tested only using two incoming links, I added the third elseif here for better clarification.

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Problem:

Need to capture campaign ID from print ads and/or direct links. An easy fix would be a tracking pixel on the page but our current analytics program does not provide it (can’t purchase another program, our company is too invested in the current).

Goal:

To just add another elseif expression for new print ads and/or redirects, i.e. until our analytics company develops a solution (simple as opposed to creating a sub domain w/ a redirect for each new incoming link)
Important Notes:

The code should be case sensitive because the incoming link may sometimes come from same domain but with a different campaign ID (see example below)

I did manage to capture the campaign ID using to two domain autoforwards but that will only work for one incoming link.

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EXAMPLE

Print Ad URL #1 >>>domain autoforward>>> http://www.PurchasedDomain55.com/?utm_source=print&utm_campaign=PrintAD1 >>>php redirect>>> www.DestinationPage44.com/?utm_source=blog&utm_campaign= PrintAD1

Print Ad URL #2 ... Read more

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I hate my present computer and want to get a laptop that will have good processing for years to come.

I don't know anything about the significance of which Intel generation. Is 4rth generation necessarily better than 3rd generation?




Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
32-bit
Service Pack 3

Dell DIMENSION DIM2400
Intel(R)
Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz
x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
2.05 GB of RAM
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV
Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drive Size 114.4GB
Free Space was 35.8GB; now under 20GB because after backing up My Documents on Google Drive, Google Drive has duplicated the whole darn thing on my hard drive
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0G1548
Antivirus : Webroot Internet Security
 

Answer:How important is 3rd generation vs. 4rth generation Intel?

I haven't researched this in depth; however I remember hearing that the 4th gen Intels draw less power, resulting in longer battery life.
 

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I hate my present computer and want to get a laptop that will have good processing for years to come.

I don't know anything about the significance of which Intel generation. Is 4rth generation necessarily better than 3rd generation?

Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
32-bit
Service Pack 3

Dell DIMENSION DIM2400
Intel(R)
Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz
x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
2.05 GB of RAM
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV
Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drive Size 114.4GB
Free Space was 35.8GB; now under 20GB because after backing up My Documents on Google Drive, Google Drive has duplicated the whole darn thing on my hard drive
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0G1548
Antivirus : Webroot Internet Security
 

Answer:How important is 3rd generation vs. 4rth generation Intel?

conceptualclarit said:


I hate my present computer Click to expand...

Not surprising, that is an ancient computer that should have been retired years ago.

4th generation processors(Haswell) are the current and newest models, and they do offer slight power improvements over 3rd gen models(Ivy Bridge) in laptops but both are very good series. Getting over years out of a computer probably isn't going happen with a laptop or any PC these days though. I'd just find a laptop that meets your needs and fits your budget and go from there; base it on screen size, CPU performance, memory, hard drive capacity, graphics card, brand, etc.
 

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I recently had to replace one of my two monitors. Now I find that when I try to produce special characters in Word using the alt key plus the ASCI code number, I get big numbers on my screen that ID my monitors (1 and 2), but I cannot produce characters in Word. This is not a matter of number lock on or off. It's a big problem because I am a science/technical writer, and I use the special characters function (alt + number code) all day long to insert things like degree symbols, paragraph symbols, foreign language characters, etc. Please help me restore this function to my computer. Manually inserting special characters is just to time consuming. HELP!!!!
 

Answer:Solved: alt + number code ID's monitors; won't produce characters

Solved this problem on my own, when I remembered that I installed a program called MultiScreen that came with my new Samsung monitor. After removing this program, everything has gone back to normal, ie, alt + number code yields character in Word.
 

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I have had a PC rebuilt following a crash. Some of the keyboard characters are wrong:- Shift/" displays @, Shift/@ displays ", and Shift £ displays # BUT this only appears to be in Microsoft Outlook!Windows is set to UK in Regional Settings. Microsoft Word and Excel both behave properly - with all the keys typing correctly.Where now?Fruity

Answer:Keyboard Characters

Check the KB set up once more in all the usual places.Control Panel, make sure you really are set to UKOut look may have to be re installed and check the English versionYou are displaying USA keyboard which is defaultso you have either missed a setting or one has crept bak after you clicked for English[UK]

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Newbie question,
I need to use a character from my keyboard, the button I need to use has 3 characters on it, pressing it produces "`", holding shift and pressing the button produces "¬", how do I get the third character on this button?
Thanks for any help.

Answer:Keyboard characters

Hold down Alt Gr and press the key ¦

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while running ussd code its bring back notification in Chinese

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