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Question: Mail: foreign characters in subject wrong

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 there. This is an odd problem, whenever certain characters are used ("^ are just some) then a letter is pressed foreign characters appear.
I.E
When I press
" Then O it comes up as ?, instead of "O, and so on.
Does anyone have any ideas, on how this could be fixed. I've checked in the regional/language settings, and in the G15 control Panel.
Thanks

Answer:Foreign Characters/Characters appearing.

I use English, German and Finnish keyboard layouts on a daily basis. Never had this kind of issue.

Could you please tell which language settings you are using?

Kari

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I just got a new PC, and I'm trying to get it to read Japanese characters. They work with Firefox, but my file names and my iTunes can't read it.

HALP.

Answer:For foreign characters...

A quick Google search brings up:
Quote:




If you open the International preferences do you have more than just English installed?




http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum...fm/630864.html

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Question: Foreign characters

Hi. My system is running Windows 7 Home Premium. I know that language packs are not available on this version, however I had found a way for characters to display instead of having boxes by deleting C:\Windows\System32\FNTCACHE.DAT (from http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/9927-cant-display-chinese-korean-fonts.html

and restarting my system. However when the system is booted up after being shut down for the night I notice that the characters return back into boxy form. Any ideas on how I can stop it from being boxy or have a way to remove FNTCACHE.DAT
 for good?
 
It seems that I can see Thai and I think Arabic and such but I cannot see Korean, Chinese or Japanese.

Answer:Foreign characters

Hi DJ Deoseyus,
I have the same problem too but the it's alternately ie odd or even when I boot up.

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I have always used the alt + number pad to access certain foreign characters; for example: alt + 130 gives me é. alt + 160 gives me an a with an accent, etc. Now, on this new keyboard, I don't get this feature, which I've had on virtually every keyboard I've ever had. Any ideas?
 

Answer:getting foreign characters with alt. key

Never encountered the problem, do you use the Alt key LEFT of the spacebar?
 

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When i open my start menu and try to type in the search bar it types characters such as these фывапкуее what does this mean / how do i fix it? thank you so much.

Answer:Foreign characters?

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Hi,

About two weeks ago a friend tried downloading a PS3 computer version. After that my browser homepage was hijacked with Chinese characters. I was able to reset my browser homepage and Super Anti Spyware detected some a PUP and Trojan that were removed. I have Kaspersky Anti Virus and the first things detected were Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Upatre.fniz & UDS: DangerousObjectMulti.Generic (all in Temp Folders). I still have some files with Chinese characters (C:/Windows/Installer) and I have not been able to run Malware Bytes Anti Malware regardless of how many times I've installed and removed it, not even in Safe Mode. The latest error message is 'SDK Database Load Defaults failed 1812'. It also says that the Threat Scan was completed successfully but when I save the results the log is blank and the requested log is not in the History tab. Other times it says that the Threat Scan was cancelled. At this point I'm at my wits end and would prefer disinfecting the computer without having to reinstall Windows 7. I have prior Hitman Pro and TDSS logs available, if needed. At this time I've attached the logs I ran today. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Virus With Foreign Characters

Hi there and welcome, RoadRunner1,

I am currently reviewing your logs and will get back to you with a response very soon.
 

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[I'm new here, if I've posted this in the wrong forum, I'm sorry!]Somehow, my keyboard (a Gateway FX laptop, American layout, Windows Vista Home Premium SP2, 32-bit), whenever I type ", ', `, ~ or ^ and a vowel, it comes out with a letter with an accent, such as '+a=? or ^+u=?.  It suddenly started doing this, out of the blue.  My questions are:1) Is it possible to switch off/on this setup?2) Is it possible to add new characters to be inserted when a letter combination is typed?Thank you.

Answer:Foreign characters on keyboard

Control Panel - Region & Language.

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Is there any way I can place foreign characters (like french e acute etc) in e mails in Outlook Express?

Answer:Foreign characters in emails

When typing use the relevant ascii codeeg é is typed by holding the alt key and typing 130 on the numberic keypad.click here

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Hi folks . . . I just registered to see if anybody here could help me. My apologies if this has been brought up, but a uqick googling did not bring up any previous discussions about this. Unlike every other laptop I've ever owned, I don't see any kind of "hidden" numeric keypad on my new tablet PC. No NUM LOCK key, no faint numbers written over the existing keys. This is a bit of a problem for me because I speak and write in English about 90% of the time (so I don't want to switch to another country's keyboard) but I speak and write in Spanish a substantial minority of the time. I've seen that there is software I can download to map particular characters to particular key-strokes, but . . . really?! Is that the only option I have? Does Lenovo seriously no longer support easy access to the extended characters? There must be something I'm missing, right? I've been a Lenovo tablet user since 2007, when I bought my first X60T. I love these tablets, and I was--and still am--so excited to get my new tablet yesterday. I'm a bit thrown by the chiclet keyboard when I loved the old keyboards, but okay, I can adjust. But I just can't believe that there isn't a substantial number of users who, like me, need those foreign language keys with some frequency. Lenovo seems to have put a premium on making their keyboard less cluttered, but I'd take fully functional over uncluttered any day of the week and twice on Thursday. Is there a built-in solution I'm missing? (Please ... Read more

Answer:Foreign characters on new Thinkpad tablets?

My laptop has a NumLock key in the upper right next to PrtSc. To enable it you press press Fn+Numlock. This makes the M<>, JKL, UIO and 789 keys to act as a numpad. 

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Hello, How do I get foreign characters from the Character Map using the ALT+... method?  For example, the Character Map tells me that to get the small letter "a" with a tilde (ã), I should type "Keystroke: Alt+0227".  How do I actually type this and get this numeric code? Any ideas?  On older computers, I could access a 10-key numeric set of keys. Thanks,  Kelly













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Answer:How do I type foreign characters by using ALT+.... method?

Hi tuxedo76, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
You need NumLk on - useful thread here:
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/Alt-characters-on-Lenovo-T430-keyboard/td-p...
 
Hope this helps!

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And most importantly - how to fix the program.
For some reason no one was able to answer me where ever I posted the question.
Someone suggested that it has to do with UTF-8 or Unicode headers, maybe it can help you.

Answer:Why some programs don't open files that contain foreign characters, and others do.

the person/people that wrote the program failed to put unicode support in the program.

you can:
a. hack it, and add unicode support yourself (programming knowledge required, and its not a good idea unless it's an open source program.)
b. find a different program.

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I'm thinking of buying a Lenovo laptop that fits all my requirements except (maybe) one: no numeric keypad. The only reason I need it is because I sometimes need to write in Spanish, and I've used the keypad codes for years for accents and the like. Is it simple to program/map a few of these important characters to use when I need them? I do NOT want to have to go through a 7-click routine to select alternate characters every time I need one.....that will be extremely tiresome. Anyone who knows about this please respond; I really want to buy this laptop, but getting to these characters needs to be easy. Thanks!
 

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Having a strange problem. When my media player hashes my files they appear with missing letters, extra spaces, or strange characters like squares, sometimes chinese looking script. Whats more alarming is when I do a search on youtube for example, strange characters appear in the top part of the wondow (the blue bar up top that says what you are viewing, forgot the technical name). Example: I searched for Aerosmith this morning and the bar up top reads "YouTube - squaresquareAerosmithsquarestrangesymbol-Windows Internet Explorer". The sybols are not spelled out just didnt know how to reproduce them here. Im not really sure what this is. It may also be worth noting that the computer recently crashed and I had Windows XP reinstalled. Problem was there in my media player before, but never in internet searches. Any ideas??? Here is a current HJT log, anything suspicious or unnecessary? Thanks:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:19:06 AM, on 5/22/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
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:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr... Read more

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Ill be playing a game (So far it has always been full screen games) and some random amount of time after I've been playing a vista themed bar will kind of flash (as in you see it for a second then its gone).

It looks like a one inch section of the task bar on vista with a white text field in the center and a green looping arrow on the right.

When ever I hold down or hit a letter key it will flash and some foreign characters will start appearing like I'm typing Japanese. So I have to restart my game to get it to go away, but after playing the game for a little bit it happens again.

Games it happened to: GTA IV, GTA SA, BF 2142, COD 5, and a couple others

Please help, and if any additional info is needed just say so.
BTW operating system is Vista 32 bit

Thanks in advance
 

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I have saved the lyrics to many songs in Russian in the MP3 files properties tab. The lyrics can be seen when played in Windows Media Player 8.0 .
Suddenly, this no longer seems possible. When I tried to save lyrics using cyrillic characters ( Russian letters ) recently it changes to nonsense after I try to save it : ( like this )
???? ???? ?????? ????
The files I saved in the past with cyrillic letters can be read and displayed without a problem, but I do not seem to be able to save new files this way.
This is really weird. What is going on? Could something have changed with Service Pack 1 ? ( I have Windows XP Professional )
Why did something that worked fine before suddenly stop working? If this is some global change to the way MP3 files store information, why doesnt the problem extent to old files?
I know this is a little obscure, but I can't be the only one with this problem. My computer is set to accept Cyrillic characters in Word, Internet Explorer and my keyboard is set to switch between these. What could have changed? Is there anyway to change it back? I would appreciate hearing from anybody who has any clue.
 

Answer:{RESOLVED}foreign characters in mp3 lyrics/media plyr

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Today I received an e-mail from "POSTMASTER" REGARDING an undeliverable mail. I have never received an e-mail before from the Postmaster. Could this be a virus? I am so careful not to open e-mails that are different. If it is spam, this is a great way to get someone to open their e-mail.
 

Answer:Suspicious e-mail from: POSTMASTER SUBJECT: UNDELIVERABLE MAIL

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I have a strange problems since a few days I hope I can explain it well.

When I look at my received e-mails in the upper right screen and click on one, the message body in the lower screen shows a different e-mail message. And the e-mail message I was looking for seems to be gone .

So I guess my Windows mail is a bit messed up. Is there a way to fix this?

Answer:Windows mail, subject does not match e-mail body

I have a similar issue. When I move an email to new or existing folder, all the emails in that folder look the same.

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hi everyone- i received an e-mail from a questionable address that had an attachment icon on it. when i clicked on the e-mail, the message opened to a blank page and nothing happened. this was in hotmail. i am now paranoid that i opened up a virus but i can't tell. i have norton anti-virus on my computer but nothing seems to be different. has anyone else encountered this and should i be worried. also, the attachment was something like 120k...so not that big. any advice?
 

Answer:how are you in e-mail subject

Hi anieve
First advice I would give you is NEVER click on a questionable E-Mail. Delete them. Make sure your Anti-Virus software is up to date and run it to see if you were infected but I believe it would have picked it up when you tried to open it.
 

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Question: E-mail Subject

I'm new to HTML but I figured out how to put my e-mail address in an eBay listing.

<A href="mailto:[email protected]"><FONT color=#002cfd> [email protected] </FONT></A>

In AOL a blank e-mal pops up with my e-mail address.

QUESTION: Is there a way to put the SUBJECT or TITLE in the e-mail too?
 

Answer:E-mail Subject

set your code to: <A HREF=mailto:"[email protected]?Subject=subject">send mail</A>

I'm not 100% sure on the quotes though.... you can try it both ways...
 

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I recently started receiving e-mails that show the icon (envelope) but nothing else. I use MS ME and I have Outlook Express. Can anyone explain this?
 

Answer:E-Mail with no subject

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I am using Verizon e-mail. I received an e-mail there from an acquaintance and responded to it. Later when I checked my Sent Mail, her name was there BUT it was preceded by the name of mr kika sani. When I clicked on Reply, it listed me as sender and was addressed to: [email protected].

Needless to say, I am concerned. What's happening here and how do I fix it?

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:foreign name appears on e-mail

I just sent an email to another friend and mr kika sani's name was also listed there before her name.
 

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I have an e-mail from Korea, & I cannot delete it - it is still in my inbox - whenever I click on it a window comes up asking if I want to install Korean - I say cancel - then a window saying improper or generated errors - then Win shuts down Outlook. I have run McAfee virus Scan on it & it does not seem to be a virus - I just can't get it out of my inbox - Any suggestions?

Thanks - Monique
 

Answer:e-mail - foreign language

Have you tried this , don't know if it will work .
1 only click on file & instead of hitting cancel , hold down the shift button & press delete .
 

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Within the past week I have been getting many e-mail messages where the subject is "nonsensical" with many different and many different advertisers. An example of the subjects follow: ?utf-8?Q?=20=06=05=05=02=20=5f=48=2e=61=2e=76=2e=65=5f=59=30=75=5f=53=2e=65=2e=61=72=5f=63=68=2e=65=64=5f=59=30=2e=75=72=5f=4e=61=2e=6d=65=5f=59=2e=65=2e=74=3f=20=05=04=06=06=20?=I have cleansed my computer with CCleaner, Spybot, and Malwarebytes with no success.Any help would be great. Uncle Deweymessage edited by uncledewey

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Hi

I have two machines. Both win 7 / 32 bit same WLM version

Indexing OK

I rebuilt twice - also changed store folder to force recreation...


One machine - Search find both on mail subject and mail body
Second machine - Search find only in subject

Any idea ???

thanks

Answer:WLM - Search only on subject - not in mail body

  
Quote: Originally Posted by gonen


...One machine - Search find both on mail subject and mail body
Second machine - Search find only in subject...


Has the mail body been downloaded on the 2nd machine?

On my 2009 version of WLM there is both a search box and an edit/find/message dialog option. The box only searches the mail headers while the dialog lets you specifiy where to search (i.e. you have to put your search terms in the "message" field if you want to search message bodies).

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Dear Friends

i have a word file where i need to do mail merge. But with different subject line for each mail.

Please help with it.

Thanks in advance for your time and help.

Regards,
Rashi Goswami
 

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The other day I found I had to disable my Sygate firewall in order to send e-mails with attachments. Now I find I have to disable it again to send an e-mail to a resort in Cabo San Lucas we plan to visit in two weeks. I can disable the firewall to send those rare e-mails, but what if I get a response (expected) from Cabo - will the firewall disallow it? Is there a way to loosen up the controls on the firewall and still be protected? I've tried ZA firewall and had lots of problems - slow, etc.

I run XP Home with SP2, AVG, and the Sygate free firewall. I have disabled the SP2 firewall.

Thanks -

gibby26
 

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Hey all. Over the past several months, I've gotten dozens of emails from Yahoo webmail users with nothing in the subject line and just a spam link inside. I admit I clicked on the first one I got, thinking it was a legit link from somebody I knew. The link took me to a "[email protected]" site. Don't worry; I know better now. Really knew better THEN, but did it anyway. Anyway ...

I tell everybody who sends me one to do an antivirus/antispyware scan. I told a girl that today and she got rather angry, saying she ran Spybot S&D and AVG and they said no virus found.

Could somebody please tell me what this worm, bot, trojan, etc. is called, so that I can tell her that her computer and/or Yahoo account has indeed been compromised?

Thanks!

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Hello,

When doing a mail merge from Word (email merge), is there a way to personalize each email subject line with the persons first name when sending?

Thanks,

Kristy
 

Answer:Tailoring Subject Lines In Mail Merges

Doing it from word using the standard wizard, I can't see that there is a way to use the merge fields in the subject line. I tried using the <<name>> field in mine and it just arrived with <<name>> in the subject line.
However it does seem to be possible with an add-in ...
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...ord-2007/937cb4bd-5696-4f37-9ba4-811c4c9e6d25
I think it is the merge tools file from here:
https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=5AEDCB43615E886B&id=5AEDCB43615E886B!566
 

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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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I've noticed a huge increase of spam from other countries (china, denmark, russia, etc). I typically go to the blocked senders list and just block the server.. but wondering if if is ok to just put in "de" or something to block all mail from denmark.

Steve Passmore
 

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I frequently type in Italian and frequently have to use a stand alone lower case i. Live Mail automatically capitalizes it. Is there an auto correct setting somewhere to disable that?

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Answer:foreign languages in windows live mail

Hi Jukeman, welcome to the Seven Forums.

You could try if installing Italian dictionary helps. Open Mail Options in WLM:

Install Italian dictionary:

Click OK to save settings.

That should work. If not you can completely disable auto correction from the same Spelling tab in Options dialog.

Kari

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I am receiving alot of mail with "virus" in the subject on my server (qmail server). I would like to use spamassassin to delete those mails before they hit the queue. I'm running RedHat 9.

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I have Outlook running minimized most of my day. Is there a way to have Outlook 2000 to display more information in the "New Message Notification" box that comes on-screen when a new email arrives? I'd like the sender and subject line to show, so I can choose to either hit "Yes" and open the message or hit "No" and check it later without ever having to switch to Outlook.

I'm hoping there is a plug-in or utility that would alter the existing notification box with sender and subject information. I've seen programs that make a system tray pop-up with that info, but that's not really what I want.

Any ideas??

-=Zzed=-
 

Answer:Outlook mail notification with sender/subject info?

I'm not aware of anything other than the 3rd party apps like the ones you have ruled out... But if there IS a way to do you will probably find it here---->SLIPSTICK
 

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A number of years ago, my work PC had a button on the Outlook e-mail menu bar that, when selected, placed the current date/time (yyyymmdd_hh.ss) and a set "Authorised Mail:" phrase in the e-mail subject window. This saved typing the date, time and phrase in EVERY email sent. Is this done with a VB macro (with which I'm only vaguely familiar) or is it available as a function of Outlook? Any help greatly appreciated!!

Answer:Auto Date in E-Mail Subject in Outlook 2003

Not really sure what you're trying to do.But any e-mail client (and certainly Outlook and Outlook Express) automatically inserts the date and time when you send an e-mail and that info can be seen by the recipient.Try sending an e-mail to yourself to check if that's what you want.

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Using Outlook , create a mail message, the subject line does not appear . How can I get it back ?

Answer:Missing subject line in outlook create mail

What version of Outlook? Do you see the other header information?

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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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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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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

Here is a link to a registry backup program ... Read more

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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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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

Answer:Wrong characters with keyboard

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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Hi,

I am looking for a outlook macro code which will check whether mail with specific subject has been received within specific time period. If mail has not been received, it will throw some message.

I would really appreciate if someone can share this code.

Thanks
 

Answer:Outlook macro to check mail has been received with specific subject

can anyone please help me on this?

Thanks
 

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Hello,

First of all i would like to say that i am new to vba programming.
I am trying to make something that does the following:
- catch every mail that comes to outlook inbox.
- take every word that is in that e_mail (for starters i want to use the words from the body of the mail) to search it in a microsoft access table, to see if it appears in that table (in the specific table i will put keywords) and if it does i will generate a certain reply, automatically.

something like:
let's say an email comes in inbox and in the body of that mail i have words like: pizza,pie and apple.
the application would take the mail, use every word from the body and search for it's existence in my table. If the words pizza, pie and apple, all of them appear in my table...i will generate a certain reply.

This is basically what i want to do.

Thank you very much.
Silviu.
 

Answer:vba - how to use words from an outlook mail(subject,body) to search in an access db

Try my program. There is a free trial at http://www.smallbsystems.com on the Outlook Utilities page. If you need only to pull email body, let me know and I will send you the routine for Visual Basic 2008. I don't know if it works in VBA.
 

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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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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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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.
 

Answer:Keyboard typing wrong characters

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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A few days ago my Sony TR3 XP SP1 portable began jumbling or mistyping characters entered from the keyboard. It does this in all text areas (Word, shortcut names, file names, messages, dialog forms, etc. The errors ae not random, for instance "5" is always substituted fo "i" - although I have not checked this from session to session. Any solutions or suggestions on how I can correct this problem, or how it might have befallen me would be helpful.
TIA, fallingrock.
 

Answer:Keyboard Types Wrong Characters

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dear Friends,
I am getting atleast 50 delivery failed messages daily in my yahoo account.The recipient remains same but the attatchment name changes.I have attatched a file to describe the contents.
Request Help. Regards, Shrikant
 

Answer:Solved: Receiving Bulk Mail in Yahoo with subject Delivery Failed

hi there, ignore these messages, don't open them just kepp deleting them until they stop!
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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There's a problem with my laptop keyboard. Whenever i'm pressing the button f it prints "fv" on the screen and same like that when i'm just pressing other keys like C it prints DC on the screen. I don't know what is that problem coz i have deleted its driver more than twice time and Reinstall it but it still happening. and i'm now using the external wireless keyboard and its working. And I already have set the Regional and Language setting but it still not working. Can somebody please help me by resolving that issue for me?

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 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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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! 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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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,
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
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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 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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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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I have a Swedish Windows 10 on my PC with an English language pack. However, this means that on start-up, my keyboard layout is also set to English. Is there a way to keep my Windows display language on English, but have the keyboard layout stay on Swedish by default at the same time?

Answer:Foreign Windows: Want English display, but keep foreign keyboard

Hello, you can set your keyboard input language to whatever you want. You should then find there is a tray icon related to this.

E.g. via Settings, Time & Language, Region & Language, click your display language, then the Options button, then you will see an option for the keyboard.

You can also change this via the 'old' Control Panel.

BUT for searching Settings to work and not give 'Search results aren't quite complete yet..' (even though indexing is complete) you must complete changing the display and speech language- and I think there was sthg else - so these are consistent.

Please check you can search Settings successfully, and Cortana looks normal.

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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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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

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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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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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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My sister sent me a e-mail saying that all her e-mails when sent out suddenly have ***SPAM*** inserted in the subject line right in front of the subject she has typed. Even if she forwards an e-mail it inserted in the subject before the FW: see below an example:

Subject: *** Spam *** FW: HPSD Antenna

Has anyone seen this before? She uses Outlook as her mail client sw. Please advise, thanks
 

Answer:Subject: *** Spam ***apeares in subject of all email

Not seen that one, but.........

SpywareBlaster 3.4 http://majorgeeks.com/download2859.html
SpyBot V1.4 http://www.majorgeeks.com/download2471.html
AdAware SE 1.06 http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html
MS AntiSpy - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...a2-6a57-4c57-a8bd-dbf62eda9671&displaylang=en (XP and W2K only)

DL them (they are free), install them, check each for their
definition updates and then run AdAware, MS AntiSpy (W2k/XP) and Spybot, fixing anything
they say.

In SpywareBlaster - Always enable all protection after updates
In SpyBot - After an update run immunize

Do these and reboot before the next step.

Then get HiJack This V1.99.1 http://thespykiller.co.uk/files/hijackthis_sfx.exe - double click the DL file and click unzip letting it extract to its default folder C:\Program FIles\HiJackThis, run it from there, DO NOT fix anything, post the log here.
 

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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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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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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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Hi all,

I am building a mail application in java. While reading mail content i am getting special characters which are in some other language... i want to read it properly...

Please help me regarding this...
 

Answer:Special characters in mail..

Do you mean the encoding? Make it UTF-8.
 

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