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French Keyboard, €, metric and date with English speak W8

Q: French Keyboard, €, metric and date with English speak W8

Living in France you cannot avoid a French keyboard, they're everywhere. So I learned using the azerty, but stuck to English.

This is of course beyond the people designing Windows.

So how can I have Windows 8 speaking English, but using French options for the rest (?, keyboard, date format, metric)?

And of course, ALSO WITH METRO please. It seems independent of the "real" OS.

Thanks in advance

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A: French Keyboard, €, metric and date with English speak W8

A lot of these changes can be made through the Control Panel > Clock, Language and Region
If it affects Metro, I do not know.

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Issue since moving from IE9 to IE11 in the office

I've changed the Language Preference on IE11 to add both of them, English by default
Microsoft Office is already set to use both language

Although using Internet Explorer, we are having an issue where it only seem to spell check one language, giving errors when typing words in the other language.

Read on the internet some people that added both language in the keyboard layout, but that's not an interesting solution because first the French keyboard layout does all the English keys and second people tend to accidentaly switch language while typing
using shortcut or whatever

Any help regarding this issue would be appreciated

Thanks

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Hello, my name is Jonathan, i'm 27 year old, i'm located on France->Aquitaine, i'm speak french:.....
Hmmm! Hmmm!, excuse moi je connais un peu plus le français que l'anglais,
Je suis sur bleepingcomputer.com pour paler français,
J'ai ma carte sdxc de 500go quand je la mets dans mon appareil-pjoto sony cybershot dsc-w690, il y à marqué "erreur base de données", c'est sans doute/peut être dû aux 2600 "hidden.rootkits" détectés par le scan de comodo cleaning essentials, à la fin du scan, je les mets en quarantaine, mais comodo cleaning essentials plante, impossible donc de nettoyer ces "rootkits cachés"
J'ai également vu dans mes rapports d'il y a 5 jours de zhpdiag et de pre_scan une dizaine de traces de Locky aussi...

A:problem with sdxc card & locky ~ i'm french, i go speak french on bleepingcomput

Salut Jonathan Malheureusement, BleepingComputer est un forum d'entraide informatique en Anglais, et donc si tu veux reçevoir de l'assistance ici, il va falloir travailler en Anglais. Si tu veux, je peux te recommender un autre forum dans la même organisation que BleepingComputer (soit UNITE) qui est en Français et ou tu peux reçevoir le même type d'assistance. C'est Security-X.https://forum.security-x.fr/Si tu décides d'aller là-bas pour reçevoir de l'aide, laisse-moi le savoir ici s'il-te-plait.Merci!

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Please help! I got a beautiful Toshiba laptop Windows 7 and the language is French & the keyboard is in French!!! I tried to follow the steps online and the vids, with no success! I don't speak French so it makes it that much tougher, please help!!!!
 

A:Switching a French Laptop to English including keyboard

Have you tried the following?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17424/windows-change-keyboard-layout
 

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I need to use French accents from time to time. Don't want to use a French keyboard. How can I program keys to replace regular characters with special characters?
 

A:need french accents on English keyboard in Vista Home Basic

Character map is here:
http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesArticle/id-4712.html
If you use Word or Open Office, look up "language settings" under help.
 

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I am computer illiterate host mom for a high school exchange student from France. He has an HP Pavilion dv6000 with Windows XP and all of a sudden cannot connect to internet wit WiFi or cable. I'd really like to turn this over to him to solve with one of you guys. He does speak English, but a French-speaker would help.
 

A:Can't connect to internet (anyone speak some French?)

We are an English speaking forum, so posts here have to be in English.

Try this first.
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2/SP3.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands, each followed by the Enter key:

Note: Type only the text in bold for the following commands.

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults, type: netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine.
 

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Every so often Cortana pops up with a message saying that before she can help 'I must select a language she can speak'. There is a list of appropriate languages including of course English US and English UK My preference has been English UK (the region where I live) for speech --- but for the Keyboard English USA, otherwise not all the keys will work correctly on my Board. Often this does not satisfy Cortana, who changes my speech language to English USA after a restart BUT (and this is so annoying) even that does not satisfy her either, she still pops up to say she cannot help until I select a language she can speak which, so it seems, include English USA!

Both UK and USA language packs are installed and so are all updates (automatically).I have spent quite a lot of time trying to deal with this, experimenting with several different settings, in Settings and the input methods which are available from WinKey plus Space. Occassionally I hit on a combination, with English UK speech and English USA Keyboard, which satisfies her --- but only for a while. She has just started the same rigmerole again.

How can I sort this nonesence out permanently?

A:Cortana cannot speak English!

That is strange. Sorry I can't help. I use US language, and US International keyboard settings without issue. I hope you find a solution.

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I haven't found anything easy to interpret about RDC. I was considering removing it. What affect, if any, will this have on online gaming, browsing and torrents?

Microsoft-speak located here:
About Remote Differential Compression (Windows)
Remote Differential Compression Overview

Somewhat easier to read yet still ambiguous info here:
Disabling Remote Differential Compression To Speed Up Network Performance | HowIFixedIt.Net

A:RDC? Microsoft-speak to English translator needed

  
Quote: Originally Posted by joe7dust


I haven't found anything easy to interpret about RDC. I was considering removing it. What affect, if any, will this have on online gaming, browsing and torrents?

Microsoft-speak located here:
About Remote Differential Compression (Windows)
Remote Differential Compression Overview

Somewhat easier to read yet still ambiguous info here:
Disabling Remote Differential Compression To Speed Up Network Performance | HowIFixedIt.Net



While clueless I can suggest a source to check Blackviper.com has configurations ans what they are dependent on.

Ken J

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A friend of mine who spends 8mths a year in france and 4 months in portugal, has just purchased a ACER laptop with XP and all sorts of bundled software in France at a great price, however, he cant seem to change the language option to english, someone else out there who recommended the Shop and Deal has just told him that microsoft have hard coded XP to only work in French on these machines.

Is that true, is there a way around this problem - he is learning french slowly while out there, but would find it more natural in English.
 

A:french XP to english

go into the control panel and click on regional and language settings. on the first page you have standards and formats, click customize and pick what you want, then click advanced and make that the same as you picked in the first window. That should do it. If not let us know and we can try something else.
 

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i have foolishly purchased a french note book and wish to change it to english is this possible and how can i do it help please thanks
 

A:win 7 from french to english

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helloooo,

i know im not on the right forum but people around here know so much i probably will get the correct answer anyhow.

i have XP and office in english, is it possible to both migrate them to french?

thanks

A:office english to french

  
Quote: Originally Posted by paascal


helloooo,

i know im not on the right forum but people around here know so much i probably will get the correct answer anyhow.

i have XP and office in english, is it possible to both migrate them to french?

thanks


Hi paascal,

Please check the link below which would be useful to you:

Change the default language for Office programs - support - Office.com

If you need more information feel free to reach out.

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hi to all, once again I am in need of help. I've just bought a pc from a french bankrupt auction its a Dell dimension dim2400. My problem is that the OS is in french and as my french isgood but not that good, I want to change it to english. So I have been on line at ebay and got myself windows xp in English, but what I want to know is - do I have to format drive c to reinstall the new version? And if I do do I need to make a reboot disk?.And lastly if the answer is yes to the last two questions how do I do it??!!

Thanks.

A:installing english xp on a french xp pc

Hi soapy

You will need to reformat unless there is a large enough unpartitioned space on HD and you want to keep the french version. Since the default on install is the whole drive, I doubt this would be the case. A clean install is the best option and is not very difficult. Remember that doing this will wipe the HD clean so if there is anything important on the drive you will need to save it, and make sure it would work with english version. Just follow the steps Here under Perform a clean install of Windows XP.

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A friend of mine asked me to wipe his PC and install a fresh XP on it. Easy enough. So I brought it home to do in my spare time. Now I have the XP disk, his CD Key, but his version of XP is French and I assume he wants to get it back that way. :(

Is it possible to do or would he have to find a French XP cd?

A:Is it possible to make XP French with an English Installer?

You will need his xp cd.

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Hello

A company distribution agent works overseas running Windows 7 with Outlook 2007.

The workers has issues with trash/ spam ending up in the wrong folder / sents ending up in another area /and so forth. I have instructions from the workers what needs to be done. I am willing to help but I do not read French. Here Outlook is in the French language. All I need to do, if possible, is switch to English (Outlook) make the changes / test the changes/ and revert back to French (Outlook).

Is there an uncomplicated non damaging method to do this?

Let me know.
Thanks!

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After installing the sims 2 the language was Thai but I wen through the registery and edited the game into English. When I started the game, it was in English but once I clicked on one neghiborhood the text was in French. Please, can you help me have that in English?
 

A:SIMS2 in English but Instruction in French??? HELP!!

youl have to go into the system files installed in the c:\ drive...im not sure where but i am sure they will be written in a languages .dll or something...send an email to
[email protected] and ask them?

i assume this is a foriegn cracked copy of the game?? get the english version from the shop...its cheap now any way
 

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New PC setup in French, needs changed to English
what are the steps?

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i have pc that is using a french windows 7 and i recently installed Adobe CS4 and it never ask me to choose the language, so i when i install it, adobe cs 4 is all in french and i went to Edit | Preferences | Interface | UI Language in photoshop and the only language i could choose is french. Does Adobe reflect on the language of the OS if not is there a way to change the language back to english without reinstalling the whole operating system.

thanks,
 

A:Changing Adobe illustrator from french to english

AI is not supplied in multi-language capability in a single package. You have to buy it in the language you require.
Evidently, the version you've installed is for French speakers.
 

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Hi,

We are having a strange intermittent problem here. We have XP Pro, and Office 2003, with templates created for our people to use with Word. These are basic templates for faxing, letters, etc. but with our very plain text logo on them. Everyone uses them, but for a couple of them, their spell-checker comes up in French. This only happens on the company templates and not to everyone. I've checked all the language settings and made sure they were set to English, but it still happens. I open the same template on my computer and all is fine. So it seems to be machine specific problem. Has anyone else ever heard of this?

Thank-you, I've learned a lot from reading here. It's a fabulous resource!!!
 

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A:Requesting a english-french dictionary software for Win XP~~

Non-speaking but freehttp://www.freelang.net/dictionary/french.phpMore choiceshttp://www.google.com/search?q=+english-fr...lient=firefox-a

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I've been given a Fujitsu Siemans "Amilo M7440G" laptop (from France) to check out (wireless not working and other things to check)

Windows XP home (SP2)
AZERTY keyboard layout (not qwerty)

Everything is in french Text icons, properties etc. Making this very difficult to debug.

How do I get the displayed text to show in english?
I've played around with the Regional settings - Language and keyboard settings but it does not want to display english for me...

Basic question: If this was a French Windows Win XP OS install can I ever see the text in english??

Any help direction appreciated.
 

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Hello everyone and Happy new year.
I want to replace Windows XP English home edition by Windows XP French professional edition.This would be on my old computer that only has 40 gig hard disk and 512 mb memory.It worked very well with the English version but it is for my sister who doesn't understand English.I do not want to install windows 7 as it takes to much memory to operate.
Do I have to to format my C drive and install the new windows french with the disk or can I install the new windows french in a different partition and after remove what is in the C drive?
Thank you
 

A:Solved: replace windows XP english by XP french

you can dual boot xp and xp

http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=1
 

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Hi everybody!

My concern here is that I would want to switch my "French" Windows XP into an "English" one. Indeed, I am going to give my laptop to a Nepalese friend, and he cannot read French.

Thank you for your assistance!

A:Switch Windows XP language from French to English

Hey,

The problem is that there is no ?switch? to change the language. You can change the keyboard layout but not the language of Windwos itself. In such cases you have to make a new and clean installation of Windows using installation disk.

I don?t know what notebook you have exactly but all drivers and tools for your Toshiba notebook you can find on Toshiba homepage.

By the way: If you install XP, I would recommend Service Pack 3. It contains important security updates.

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I buy laptop here in france since i cant understand french i want to know how to change it to english.can you please help me how to change it.thanx

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Hi,

I have Outlook Express, basically all the language, regional settings are United Kingdom, when i do spell check it is showing a French dictionary, i change this to english then restart and its back to French..... Any Ideas????????

A:Outlook Express - French Spelling - English Language!

Did you recently upgrade or change MS Office on that PC?Apparently, many folks have had this problem.Supposedly, this file - Snapfiles - Spelloe_setup.exe - will solve the problem.It is supposed to be virus free, but you should check it after you download it.Let us know if it solves it, OK?

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Hi,
A friend of mine has the English Vista OS and would like to know if he buys the
French Win7 upgrade if it is possible (via the Clean Install route) to install on top
of the E. Vista and would that work.

Thanks
Ray
 

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Hello,

I have tried seaching for this information, but I can't find it anywhere.
What I would like to know is, do function words in Excel convert automatically if sent to someone with Excel in another language.
For example:

I am user English version of Excel. In my spreadsheet I use "COUNT" funtion. If I then send this document to someone who has the French version of Excel does "COUNT" then become "COMPTE" (which is the French equivalent).

Thanks in advance
 

A:Solved: Converting excel functions from English to French

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My hp 522c crashed- I don't know cause. In puttering around I managed to go from the Blue HP Invent screen to one with french language requests in the background, much like a menu, and a box in the foreground requesting my password which I don't know. Any assistance and help in getting this diagnosed and fixed would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Windows 98 HP 522c French background and English request for PASSWORD

Welcome to TechSpot

This looks to me like a setting in your BIOS. Don't know your PC, but the most frequent keys to hit at startup are Del, F1, F2 or F10.
Check around in BIOS for a Language setting and change that to English or whatever you need.
 

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I would like to purchase and install another copy of Windows dedicated entirely to French. I know that I need an additional license, and my question is about how to install it and on which drive? I already have a dual boot Windows 7 and Xubuntu. Also, I am planning to transfer the current C: drive and the new OS drive to a 250GB SSD.

My current setup is a single 500MB Seagate SATA 3

C: current boot drive: drive 80GB
D: 50GB data
E: 60GB data
F: 60GB data
W: 90GB data
Ext4 25GB Xubuntu
Ext4 42GB data
Ext4 42 data
Swap 6GB

A:Installing a copy of French Windows 7 alongside the current English

You can install it on any drive or partition you want. It should be at least 60 GB.

Personally if you have room in your box for another drive, that`s what I would put it on.

Use a Solid State Drive, they are cheap

SSD 850 EVO 2.5" SATA III 120GB | Samsung Solid State Drives

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Computer (Toshiba laptop) recently crashed and Windows 8.1 was reinstalled in France.
Unfortunately, all the MS Office commands on Ribbons (Excel, Word) are now in French!
I have tried all the recommended advice (forums, Microsoft) but in vain
First checked Windows has "English" as default language
Then, in Word under"Options Word" then "Standard" under "Parametres linguistiqes", under"Langue d'edition principale", "Anglais" is the only language shown
Any suggestions would be welcome

Thanks
 

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Can I change the Windows 7 Operating system language from English to French? If so, how can that be done?

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Windows 2000 2003
Travels with file from computer to computer

Dictionary avail is only the system one.
The language options is only ENGLISH.
French is not even available for me to select.
I have a 4mb file with multiple headings, multiple topics, Thousands of hyperlinks.

I type status and info into each "topic" section, cut and paste from other files, and emails.

Hyperlind to file names.

I think it is related to a hyperlinked document name that starts with h3nnnn_-_all.pdf.

But, it will be checking spelling, and all of a sudden it will want to change normal english words to their French equivalent.

It complains there are too many spelling errors for it to check. I then created "my own library" to put all the technical terms in to reduce the number of errors. I put most of the english word errors that it wanted to convert to French into it, and that reduced the number of complaints, but it is amusing / annoying.

I cannot figure out how to find where the dictionary change is invoked within my file. Any ideas?

This might be related to my problem with the "too many edits problem" if that one is a heap problem. Don't know how to change the heap size of word 2000.
 

A:Word 2000 - Spell check switch between english and french on it's own

Hi Redsox2004,

Word documents, and different parts of a document, may be set in a different language (Tools / Set Language) than your default .

If you have copied from other documents then the copied text may be in another language.

You can set the text to not check spelling if it is causing you a problem, e.g. if you do not have the dictionary loaded for the language required. (same Tools / Set Language option).

You can see the language any text has been set in by looking in the status bar at the bottom of your screen.

HTH
Hew
 

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my windows word 2007 spell checks in french. powerpoint also.. how do i fix?
 

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Hi all,

I have 2 adapter, same model same speed. When I use "route print" command to check the table, they are the same metric.

I need to use the designated adapter to connect a server. How can I make sure this adapter is higher priority in the route table. 
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I have a new Windows 8 laptop with a US keyboard. When I set the display language as English (United Kingdom), it says "Unavailable in this version of Windows". Please tell me how to use English (United Kingdom) as Windows display language with an English
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Hi,

I have a laptop Asus R301L which means that I don't have a numeric keyboard and the keyboard is a German one. How can I type the French ? ? I can't use the ASCII code because I don't have a numeric keyboard and there is no shortcut on my keyboard. Any idea?

Many thanks.

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i have windows 8 core ( non pro ) installed
my friend have me a windows 8 pro key a french key
* he has dream spark pro from his school
will i be able to upgrade to pro with it?

A:Win 8 english version install with french version cd key

Yes you will I think. I have a French key and activated EN-US 8.1 RTM with it. That was a clean install though.

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I have here a Microsoft Internet Keyboard (French version) that supports french layout. I set the keyboard to:

French(Canada) - French
--Canadian French
--Canadian Multilingual Standard
--French

Regardless of the setup I use, not all the keys on the keyboard output properly. If I use the ^ with vowels the put the accent above, however when doing the characters on the ~ and 1-9 keys I don't get the appropriate characters.

I've tried installing the MS Intellitype Pro software to no avail. It worked before the computer was formatted and XP put back on it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Hi Guys

I am currently learning french and I would like to be able to type french accents on my keyboard.I know there is a way of setting up the keyboard in XP but I have forgotten as it was a long time ago since I last had to do this.UK keyboard as oppossed to US as I am in the UK.I found a site on the web that gave me these instructions....

start>control panel>keyboard>language settings this is where it falls down as my PC does not display language settings just pulse speed and cursor speed..can anyone point me in the right direction please

TY Colzie

P.s I searched the forums and could not find a thread with a similar theme hence this thread admin.

A:keyboard in French

Hi colzie

Rather than going straight to the keyboard applet in Control Panel, try just the "Regional and Language Options" applet:

Start/Control Panel/Regional and Language Options/Languages tab/Details/Settings ... "Add" -- and choose the French options you prefer for "Input Language" (there are six different French versions to choose from), and choose French also for your "Keyboard layout/IME".

See if that does it
Best of luck
. . . Gary

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Hi, I'm looking to purchase a portable model HP 17-x040ca (or similar). Is the laptop comes with the Canadian French keyboard? If not, what should I do to get the French Canadian keyboard.Thank you.

A:canadian french keyboard

@PierreLep? Make sure when you purchase the laptop the you want a Canadian French. Look at page 79. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05122688 REO

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I have a E5-532T which I bought in Canada. It shows some french and other things on the keys such as 1/4 1/2 3/4.These are all in green, but I have no idea just how to access them. The Function key is not it, and I was wondering, does anyone know how to us them?

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So I purchased a Lenovo X1 Yoga in Japan and I absolutely hate Japanese keyboard layouts (anyone that has used one after using a US keyboard knows what I mean - a space bar that is smaller than the enter key, poor placement of certain keys, specifically ", ', and @. There is just no logic behind any of it and honestly, there is no need. One can easily type in Japanese, just fine, with a standard US English layout keyboard. Sorry, I guess I didn't need to state that, but perhaps it will help with SEO to ensure someone finds this page when searching for those keywords.  Anyway, I finally found the information I needed to swap this keyboard out (and throw it in the trash), even though Lenovo support in Japan basically told me it's not possible. It does seem like a huge undertaking though (as you basically have to dismantle the entire laptop to get the keyboard out). But it does seem as though the English keyboards are compatible with all X1 Yoga laptops (even my Japanese X1 Yoga). The Lenovo customer service staff told me to get FRU PN: 00JT864 (00JT864 N KBD,US,LB,screw,CHY,Backlit), which is the US English replacement keyboard. It's also specified on the PDF document  on this page (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/PD103738 ) for the 20FR and 20FQ. Scroll half way down and you will see it.  However, I am having trouble finding the keyboard from a seller in Asia, with the same FRU #. When searching for 00JT864, the only source I can... Read more

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i have the model SK-8821the french is set up in window 7 as keyboard language.but the ALTCar are not matching the key i am tapingI find it really frustrating to not be able to tape correctly my special character and have to look for it one at the time.

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Hi everyone, I just received my Y40 and found out that it came with a French keyboard. Could anyone verify that this is an anomaly or does everyone get French keyboards. It makes no sense at all to automatically sell french keyboards to Canada when most people do not speak french. I understand they need to offer the optionality, but they shouldn't automatically assume that people want french keyboards.  This is very frustrating as the Lenovo website shows the US version of the keyboard. I'm talking to support and trying to figure out what can be done. If anyone has any success stories that they can share on rectifying the situation, please do share to help all of us fellow Canadians out. Thank you for all of your help!   

A:Complaint - Y40 in Canada - French Keyboard

So no one else has this issue with the Y40? Maybe I just got the wrong one then? 

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So this has been happening on and off since I upgraded to Vista from XP. It's only been going on in Fire Fox. When I type somewhere, this text box for example, sometimes a small letter E with a downhill accent pops up instead of the ' key. After restarting Fire Fox the problem is fixed. Any ideas what this may be?
 

A:Random French letters appear when I use keyboard

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