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Yoga 11e - French accents

Q: Yoga 11e - French accents

What are the codes for French accent marks using my Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e? Holding down the alt key plus the four digit numbers does not work for me -

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i found out by accident (i was messing with the keys) that i can use AltGr and e and get ?, which is great cos i'm French and my emails in French can be quite difficult to understand without accents. So I Googled to find out the other keys i can use with AltGr to create more accents and found it easily. But my computer won't do it.
I am using a UK keyboard and it is set on UK keyboard in the Regional and Language settings (i tried French keyboard but i don't know the layout of an AZERTY keyboard so it's too complicated)
Can anyone think of any reason why my computer will accept AltGr+e but nothing else?

A:French accents with AltGr

Hi Amy, what about buying a separate French keyboard, a USB one so you can plug/unplug as required ? Shouldn't be too much money, except not readily available in UK. You'd also need to enable French in the Regional settings.

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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:
If you use Word or Open Office, look up "language settings" under help.

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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


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Hey there, I am actually having a kinda odd problem. I am french-swiss and I use a french-swiss keyboard. I bought my Y900 with one. Now I just dont find out how to zoom in with the "strg" + "+" Funcition. Pls see the attached picture of my keyboard.Obviously I press ?"strg" + "shift" + "1/+". But what happens then? Google Maps just flips into the Earth View. So I just dont know how to zoom in with a hotkey. And I need it for beeing fluid in work. So please help me somebody who understands what going on. Thank you so much in advance!?

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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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Hello everyone,

Recently I bought a new computer to my wife, and it has French Windows 7 x64 bit preinstalled on it. As she speaks French/Russian I added a Russian layout in Windows (please note that originally Windows 7 came as French edition).

Now, when she visits Le Monde.fr : Actualit?s ? la Une web site the special characters are not properly shown in IE8. For example, in words, the letter ? becomes й etc.

If she runs Google Chrome browser, everything is working just fine. However, she dislikes Chrome, so I am forced to solve the problem with IE8.

If I choose in IE8 a Western Europe locale I can see proper characters in words, but! I don't want to choose locale each time there is a bug with IE8!

How can I solve the issue?

Please help. Merci.

A:Windows 7 French edition: IE8 can't "see" french pages

You just need to set your language options in IE in your preferred order... and if you are going to use cyrillics at all you must have the far eastern language fonts too (as odd as that sounds... d'accord/harosho?)...

Control Panel > Internet Options > Language Button (it's in the first tab...) and set French, Russian, English in their ORDER of personal importance...

Dites moi si c?la change qq'chose...

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Hello all. Hopefully this is an easy and quick question to answer. I'm using an Inspiron 15, and don't know how to find or use accents when I type in French, Spanish or Italian. If anyone can help me with this I'd be extremely grateful. Thanks.

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I have set up Microsoft Word to type accents for foreign languages as folllows:

ctrl+' then vowel for this type of accent ?
alt+' then vowel for this type of accent ?
alt+6 then vowel for this type of accent ?
alt+; then vowel for this type of accent ?
alt+a for an "a" superscript like this x?
alt+o for an "o" superscript like this x?
alt+c for this ?
alt+n for this ?

I used to have a Spanish keyboard on my now defunct Mac which was ultra convenient, but in my new Sony Vaio laptop I have the regular QWERTY keyboard and it doesn't appear I can order a different one. It would be amazing to not have to cut and paste when I need to type accents in other programs such as when I do webmail. Is there a way to do configure XP so that these settings work everywhere, not just in Word?
thanks for any suggestions.

A:typing accents

If you go into your control panel and select the link that says "keyboard", then click the "input locales" tab, you can change the way your keyboard is layed out virtually. I've never used this feature so I can't really tell you more than this: It can be done and that is how you do it...

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I use XP pro, and my word processing programs are Word Perfect9 and MS Word from Office XP pro suite. I wasn't sure which forum to post this, so I posted it both here and in the XP forum. If I did wrong, shoot me dead...or just remove one of the threads...

I have always used alt+130, 160, 162, etc. to use accents, etc, for foreign languages. Never had a problem. Now, they don't work. How do i acquire this function and get it working again?


A:Solved: using alt + 130, 160, etc. for accents, etc.

Is your Numlock key on?

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I use XP pro, and my word processing programs are Word Perfect9 and MS Word from Office XP pro suite.

I have always used alt+130, 160, 162, etc. to use accents, etc, for foreign languages. Never had a problem. Now, they don't work. How do i acquire this function and get it working again?


A:How do I get alt commands to do accents, etc.?

I have never used alt commands for accents. What I use is the character map which you can copy and paste into any program with. The character map is located under PROGRAMS > ACCESSORIES > SYSTEM TOOLS. I am glad to hear about the alt commands. I hope somebody else can help with those.

Hope this helps.

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I have a spanish speaking/writing user. She needs to key documents in spanish. I know how to show her to user the alt key and then the numbers to represent that special character. But if you are keying a document and there a lots of the characters it can be a pain to do.

Is there a way to set up a shortcut where if I wanted the letter a with an ' () where I could just press like alt & a or some other 2 key combination? Any help on this would be appreciated.......

A:Letters With Accents


You can change to the US International keybard layout, which provides access to international characters using the RightAlt key.
To change the layout, go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Keyboard. Click on the Language tab. Highlight the first (and probably only) entry, then click on Properties. Select US International from the drop-down list.

(This is in Win98, others should be similar)

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Hi guys, i need some help with this.

I already used combofix, spybot, malwarebytes, mcaffee stinger and other two tools from symantec i couldn't fix this.

i got an hijackthis log.

Hope you guys can help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 17:28:20, on 29-06-2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Programas\Ficheiros comuns\BitDefender\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exe
C:\Programas\Ficheiros comuns\BitDefender\BitDefender Management Agent\bdemagent.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\EPSON\EPW!3 SSRP\E_S40ST7.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\EPSON\EPW!3 SSRP\E_S40RP7.EXE
C:\Programas\Ficheiros comuns\BitDefender\BitDefender Update Service\livesrv.exe
C:\... Read more

A:Windows xp (pt) duplicates accents

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Hi!when im writing the virus duplicates all the punctuation like these: ?? ~~ ^^ ``I already used malwarebytes and other two tools from symantec and i couldn't fix this.maybe its bugbear virus but the anti-virus and the other tools didn't find anything This is my HijackThis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 8:50:03, on 25-07-2011Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exec:\Programas\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXEC:\Programas\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Programas\LogMeIn\x86\LMIGuardianSvc.exeC:\Programas\LogMeIn\x86\RaMaint.exeC:\Programas\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeIn.exeC:\Programas\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exeC:\Programas\Ficheiros comuns\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOW... Read more

A:Windows xp (pt) duplicates punctuation (accents) ~~ ^^ ``

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Dear partners, Hello!

I just come from a big infection, that doubled my accents and tremas and especially, slowed down my computer with a rare efficiency.

I've been implementing advices in some forums and I tried to remove my virus with those cleaner softwares : Toolscleaner, CCleaner, ZHP Diag et Fix, Pre_scan, AD_Remover, MBAM & Spybot SD. I also made various analysis with my antivirus Avira AntiVir, without any success. Then, I've done, in last resort as it is recommended, the implementation of ComboFix. The luck came out and ComboFix found two files and erased them (i think). I haven't had any issues so far with my accents. However, I really would like to understand the report of the ComboFix analysis. Would someone have the kindness to describe it to me ? I would be very thankful. I miss some informatic skills..

Thanks a lot. Excuse my english if I'm not clear enough.

The report is the following :

ComboFix 12-03-04.02 - pavilion 05/03/2012 21:24:35.1.1 - x86
Microsoft Windows XP ?dition familiale 5.1.2600.2.1252.32.1036.18.2046.1450 [GMT 1:00]
Lanc? depuis: c:\documents and settings\pavilion\Bureau\ComboFix.exe
AV: AntiVir Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
ADS - svchost.exe: deleted 68 bytes in 1 streams.
ADS - netcfgx.dll: deleted 100 bytes in 1 streams.
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A:Virus : double my accents and tremas

Dear All,

Someone has found out my problem and deals with me right now. Please consider this discussion over.

Thanks anyway.

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I'm looking for a program free and legal to download which would bring me the posibility of doing for example ALT + N , to get the " ?", doing ALT + a , to get the " ? " .
My keyboard is a french keyboard, and for the moment, i have a program, "CLAVIER + " which do that in windows 8, but only in the windows that I open from the deskstop, and for example if I open a window internet explorer or word from the first screen of windows 8, all blue, you know (!!?), the new screen !! if I open a window from there, this program doesn't work...

Thank you for your help !

A:A program to put spanish accents in windows 8

But why don't you just install the Spanish language pack from Microsoft and change to Spanish when you need it?

It is just clicking th language icon on the right side of the taskbar.

Read here (in English): Language packs are available for Windows 8 and for Windows RT

Or here in French: Les modules linguistiques pour Windows 8 sont disponibles

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Hello, as i said, a few days ago, my computer started to make double accents instead of putting the correct accent on the letter like this:

For example:
if i want to write down "n?o" (copy & pasted this), my computer does this way "n~~ao"...

I don't know if any of you experienced this kinda of problem because probably ur main language (english) doesn't uses this kinda symbols..

Though, i wanted to let me know and help me if my logs show other errors that may be causing issues and problems on computer's processing system, since, although my computer is kinda old i found it very slow.

So i would be highly appreciated if u could help me with those two issues.

So here is the log that i got using HijackThis

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 22:57:39, on 15-08-2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Programas\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
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A:My Computer makes double accents like this:e

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I have a Lenovo G500 laptop and I have problem with my keyboard. Out of nowhere my keyboard does not type, the only thingies can type are vowels with accents. I checked to see if the Ctrl and both alt button are stuck but they aren't. I took the keys off to clean underneath just to be sure. I also plugged in a USB keyboard but that also does not type anything other than the accented vowels. Although some other buttons do work on the USB keyboard that don't on my laptop such as the arrows and the enter button on the far right. I tried twice doing a system restore but it failed to restore (currently trying a third time). Is there any solution to this? I'm currently unable to login and right now my laptop is completely useless.
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:G500 - Keyboard only types vowels with accents

Hi urzu7, If you are still able to go inside Windows. Method 1:Press the Windows key + C to open your Charms..Select the Settings charm, and then click Change PC settings..Click Time and language, then select Region and language.On the right, select your language and the click Options.Click Add a keyboard and then select the keyboard you want from the list. This will add your selection to the Keyboards list. You can remove a keyboard by clicking on it then click RemoveAdd the keyboard with the corresponds to your country, then remove the wrong one.Method 2:On your desktop you will see your current language in the lower right corner beside the clock. Click on your current language and choose a keyboard layout, then remove the wrong one.  If you are no longer able to go inside Windows. From your on-screen keyboard, tap or click on the small keyboard icon in the lower right corner, then select a keyboard layout.   Hope this helps. 

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Hello everybody!

Since a few days I'm experiencing problems when typing accents (`) and apostrophes ('). This issue seems to be non-keyboard specific, as it occurs with several keyboards that I tried. Hence, I guess it's some settings in Windows that has gone mad. The physical keyboard layouts is the standard US layout (e.g.: http://www.goodtyping.com/teclatUSok.png). In Windows, I set the keyboard layout (Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Language) to United States-International.

This layout should allow me to type special characters, as in the bottom part of this page: https://forlang.wsu.edu/help-pages/m...international/. In particular, I should be able to type cedillas and letters with acute/grave accents, as I always did til few days back. Since then, when I press the accent or apostrophe key, the keyboard immediately writes two accents or two apostrophes. This also happens with the quotation mark ("). The default behavior should be that to type a single apostrophe/accent/quotation mark, one should press the correspondent key and then the space bar.

Example: to write it's I would normally press i, press t, press ', press space, press s. This sequence outputs it''s, with a double apostrophe, that I have to manually delete. With accented letters the problem gets even worse: to type ?, I would press ` and then e. If I do so, the output is (randomly?) most time ``e, some times e, ``? is also possible, and ? happens if I'm really lucky.

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A:Weird behavior when typing accents (`) and apostrophes (')

Any ideas?

Try this batch file-


Run it as Administrator.
It takes a while to finish.
You can leave it run in the background if you wish.

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I just did a repair install on XP SP3 after a motherboard failed and I replaced it with one that has a different chip set.

Everything seems to be working fine with the exception of just one thing.

I wanted to open an exe file from the motherboard CD to load a new sound driver and got this ..


Moreover, a program that I use has some jpgs, that according to the programmer have umlauts (German accent) in their file names, and they don't load when I open the program.

I have run system file checker.

Any ideas would be much appreciated,


A:xp cannot open files with dieresis and circumflex accents


I finally decided to take the CD that I received from my mother board manufacturer, and run it on another machine.

I wasn't over enthused about running an exe file for chipset installation on a machine that it wasn't intended for.

And the 2nd machine couldn't run it either!


(I know the board is far from the best but I needed to find one that would compliment my 5 year old machine).

Great! A motherboard company releases a CD with their product that seemingly doesn't use Unicode!

I jumped to conclusions that my PC was at fault because I had just done the repair install.

If it had just been an agenda program written in Germany that couldn't load jpgs then I would have not been concerned, but when I couldn't open the manufacturer's CD I added 1+1 and got 3.

Not sure what my lesson is?


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In writing to French or Greek colleagues,
I need to use grave-acute accents and/or greek letters (\pi, \sigma, \tau,...)

I opened Character Map and dragged some of them into the mail text.
Unfortunately, when the mail is opened, the greek characters appear as
π σ τ

My comments:
1st) how to transmit the above characters ?
2nd) is it possible to use directly some combinations of Alt+XXX or AltGR+XXX or ....
without invoking Character Map for the French grave-acute accents ?

At present the only alternative I have, is to use Latex.
Thanks for your help.

PS. Tecra w50-A-117 under Ubuntu 15.04

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In Mexico, one learns to use the numeric keypad and ALT key to create accented vowels and inverted exclamation points, etc. But it doesn't work on either of my computers. Both have Windows XP.

How can I un-deactivate this?


(It's weird. Mexican university students use the English keyboard and the laborious keypad method ALT + 161 , etc., instead of using the simplest method - the Spanish keyboard. But they don't know how!

A:The numeric keypad method does not work for Spanish accents and other characters

Perhaps I'm being thick. but I don't quite follow.


Originally Posted by haskellbob

In Mexico, one learns to use the numeric keypad and ALT key to create accented vowels and inverted exclamation points, etc. But it doesn't work on either of my computers. Both have Windows XP.

How can I un-deactivate this?

Why do you want to "un-deactivate" this if the Spanish Keyboard you refer to below is simpler.


(It's weird. Mexican university students use the English keyboard and the laborious keypad method ALT + 161 , etc., instead of using the simplest method - the Spanish keyboard. But they don't know how!

The other way of getting Spanish characters is by using the Character Map in All Programs>Accessories>System Tools. e.g. ? ?

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I recently started having keyboard problems and I'm not sure what the cause is. I know I installed the windows media center stuff to connect with my 360 and a recent vista patch too.

So here's my problem, each time I type ' it appears twice ''
same for " "" and ^ ^^ also ` `` and ~ ~~

it doesn't double . , ! ?

My keyboard as been set up as English (Canada) with the layout US international for ages, that way i can do ? and the other letters with accent without any problem.

Last week i decided to switch it to French (Canada) with the same layout and it seemed to have fixed the problem, but now it's back.

Haven't been able to find anything similar on google :(

Thanks for your help

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I'm looking for an ISP in France for internet access for a friend who has a property out there but may not stay out for long periods.

I would like "Pay As You Go", with local call rates.
also the T&C such that you do not have to dial in every month etc

I have looked at tiscali.fr and in the UK they say if you do not use the account for three months then your account is deleted. It is possible that this account will not be used for some time and so I would like an open account.

any suggestions from our french members

A:French ISP

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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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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 there, i got this thing on my web browser french.icrfast as homepage, can you help me ?
I'm under windows vista.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 00:43:07, on 01/03/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCD.exe
C:\Program Files\TortoiseSVN\bin\TSVNCache.exe
C:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerForPhone\PowerForPhone.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 2.3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files\OpenOffice.org 2.3\program\soffice.BIN
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I forgot to mention that it sends unwanted messages to my friends in msn.

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Can anyone please tell me how I can type in the french number 7?

The 7 that has the horizontal strikethrough.
I have looked in the W8 character map and cannot see any sign of it.

There must be a was as I have seen it on several websites.

All help much appreciated

A:Typing A French 7

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I have an touchsmart iq 500 in french and i want to go to the dutch languase,
i can't find any drivers to do that who can help me

greetings djoeri

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Anyway, turned on my other pc a while ago and all I have been doing is deleting files from my desktop. Did a virus scan with avg and itr shows no virus. I click on thunderbird and every icon highlights and then duplicates. I then have to click each icon individualy to unhighlight them. Bottom line is the pc is unuseable at this time. Anyone ever experience this and what is going on. I had up to 20 duplicates of everything on my desktop.
Please Mr. tech guys help

A:How do you say Pissed in french?

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Hi I have a strange problem my spell check in Outlook Express is in French only and I don't know how to get it into English
I am using XP Pro SP 2 and Microsoft Office 2007
Have spent days fiddling and searching and am completely stumped
Can anyone help ?

A:Spellcheck In French ?

In Outlook Express, Tools > Options > Spelling Tab
Under Languages, select English (Country)

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Hi everybody !!

My name is Dione and i write from France!!
I download a lot of documentary/movies etc....and i have a "movie" that i can't remove from and my computer seems to be more slow (excuse mya bad english please :-) )

So this is my hijackthis log after doing hijackanalyszer
Thanx for your help !

Log was analyzed using KRC HijackThis Analyzer - Updated on 9/28/05
Get updates at http://www.greyknight17.com/download.htm#programs

***Security Programs Detected***

C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast!] C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SmcService] C:\PROGRA~1\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe -startgui
O23 - Service: avast! iAVS4 Control Service (aswUpdSv) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
O23 - Service: Sygate Personal Firewall (SmcService) - Sygate Technologies, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 17:11:15, on 31/10/2005
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A:a french hijackthis.log !!

Hi there Frenchfriend

Welcome to TSF. There does not appear to be anything bad in your log but lets run one or two tools and see if we can uncover anything.

Please download Cleanup! or use this (Alternate Link) if the main link does not work and install it. You will use this later.

Please make sure you run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition

For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click OK,then, if something is found, click Clean according to the directions given. Click Close and exit Ad-Aware.

Spybot Search & Destroy

Download, install,and update Ewido Security SuiteInstall Ewido Security Suite
Launch Ewido, there will be a big E icon on your desktop which you must double-click.
The program will prompt you to update so you need to click the OK button
The program will take you to the main screen
You must update Ewido with the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click Update
Click on Start
The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed. After the updates are installed, exit Ewido

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Is there a way I can add a French speaking voice instead of Microsoft Anna or whoever the default one is? She is truly horrible en fran?ais.

A:French voice?

Have you had a look at this site?
Free Text To Speech (TTS) - YAKiToMe!

I know office and outlook use better voices, but I don't know how to attach them to the system voice.

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Hi All

I removed the battery to gain access to a computer that has a forgotten password. When this did not work I tried to access the BIOS only to find it is in French how can I get into this machine I don't speak French and I have tried the usual passwords???

Running win 2000

Thanks in advance


A:French BIOS

what kind of computer? If it is a dell there is a sticky in the FAQs section of chipsets and motherboards forum.

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Hello and thanks for reading and for any help you can give me!!

first of all, excuse my poor english writing... and excuse my poor PC and informatic knowledge.

i have an bad infection since one week, you know, the one with the red background and the biological icon "your privacy is in danger", the three icons, the UC running 100% and the viruswebprotect.com directory...... and so one!

I read one of the solved thread and follow the instructions... not all, because, the helpers ask some log from the file.
I do :
1) download FixWareout.exe, ComboFix.exe and Smitfraudfix... and of course HijackThis.
2) launch Fixwareout, reboot and saved the "report.txt"
3) restart and boot into safe mode
4) Launch SmitfraudFix.exe and select option 2 Clean (no reboot needed) and saved "rapport.txt"
5) didn't manage to go to Control Pane>Display>Desktop>Customize Desktop>web>now to Uncheck Everything and delete if present:
? "Security Info"
? "Warning Message"
? "Security Desktop"
? "Warning Homepage"
? "Desktop Uninstall"
I couldn't also make sure the 'Lock desktop items' box is unticked.
6) Reboot into normal mode
7) launch SmitfraudFix.exe ant select option 3 Delete trusted zone
8) couldn't afford to run : ""%userprofile%\desktop\combofix.exe" /killall" but launch combofix.exe and save the log.

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A:Help for a french newbie!!

Hello, it's the french Chifoumi newbie...

this morning, my computer start well and it seems to be allright... but quite not sure however, so, if there is anybody to drive me far away to be in peace with the rest of my PC!!


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I am running windows 2k. I have an hp 950 printer. The problem is that when I go to print something the window that appears that shows printing options is in french. That is the only thing on the whole computer that appears in french. This happened after I got it back from a local computer store. Would like to fix it on my own, less expensive that way.

A:printer in french

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I would like to keep all settings on my PC in English (browsers, research engine...etc). This is easier and faster to find solutions to any hardware or software related problems, and helps me to improve English!
The problem is that the programs often turn automatically back to French after I set them in English!
For example, I can't keep Google home page in English! When I set it to English it quickly turns to French and research results appear mostly in French! I tried to change the language settings into English in all language settings but no change!
Worse, sometimes when I download an English version of a program I have it in French after installation!
I think this is due to automatic detection of country and OS installed. Is there any way fix this automatic detection or turn it off to avoid being targeted by local ads and languages?
I want to keep English as my default language for every thing on my PC but this seems impossible!
Does the changing of OS to English would be the right and good solution?

A:Everything turns to French, I am fed up!

To change the system locale:

Start> Control Panel> Clock, Language, and Region> Region and Language> Administrative tab> Language for non Unicode programs> Change System Locale> Select English and click OK> Click Restart Now

For Google, bookmark this address:


A Guy

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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

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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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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i,ve just been given a computer by a neighbour who is leaving the country, thing is she is french and so is the computer, is there any way i can teach xp english or do i need to reinstall ?

A:Solved: french xp

Welcome to TSG watsaflush

I don't exactly know about this issue for sure but probably I can help you. Have a look at this article from Microsoft's website.

Configuring and Using International Features of Windows

Hope that helps you with your problem. Good Luck.

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when i was installing my computer for the first time after buying it, i chose canada french instead of choosing english. is there anyway to fix this. i cant read anything

A:my computer is in french

there should be some letters in bottom right on the task bar and just left of the notification area (were the time is displayed). The letters mean what language your PC is in, eg. Mine is in English so the letters are 'EN'. You can click on it and change the language.

alternatively, you can change language in the control panel. I presume the icons will be the same in any language.

start---control panel (picture of a square with a tick on it and a pencil)------regional and language options (picture of a globe). then you can select language you want.

hope this helps.

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hello how to active or open my dvd drawer whith my Acer Aspire ES1-731-C17K

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I'm running Windows XP on an Inspiron 530. When I go to use spellcheck on Outlook Express, it does it in French. My understanding is that Office detemines spellcheck language. It is in English! Any ideas?

A:Outlook Express in French

In OE, go to Options, Spelling. At the bottom is a language bar - select the version of English you want there.

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I have three of these screens, unfortunately 2 of the 3 screens have a hot pink background.  The screens are not clear.  Is something that happens to these screens after a certain time of usage?  Is there something that I can do to repair the screen? Can this problem be fixed at all?  Please advise.  

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A:HPV242h French Led Backlit

@PraiseDancer1? Well, there is newer driver software for the monitor -- you could try reloading it.  That may well fix the problem as long as the problem is not hardware the cause of the failure to work as expected. HP V242h 24-inch LED Backlit Monitor HP V242h LCD Monitor Driver - Driver Commentary - what if nothing helps? Inexpensive monitors, any brand, typically last as long as the warranty. More expensive monitors, any brand, typcially last as long as the warranty.   In point of fact, "better" monitors might come with a longer warranty, say two or three years as opposed to the one year standard (in the USA).   These monitors will likely last two or three years. Monitors of any brand, any price, can last longer than the warranty period, of course. Monitors are affected by the materials used in manufacture, the environment in which they are used, the extent to which they are used (number of hours), power outages / surges / low voltage issues ... These monitors, if they are in warranty, might be replaced / fixed.  Contact HP Tech Support. If the monitors are not under warranty, you need to decide whether trying to get them fixed is worth the cost of the purchase (somewhere in the neighborhood of $115-130? US). Personally, when monitors burn out / fail / become troublesome, I opt to replace the monitor with a newer model and I send the old one to the local "green" recycle center. When... Read more

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I had to replace my harddrive on my Acer Travelmate 2480. After running the system restore discs my computer is in French. How do I put it back in English?

A:My computer is in French for some reason

If you can navigate your way there in French . . . you'll find the default language options in "Control Panel" -> "Date, Time, Language, and Regional Options"

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Suddenly today, any time I type an apostrophe key, this is what happens:


Any idea why? Hah, I see it also happens with Question Mark key. Happens in email typing, Notepad, anywhere.

This happens with both an external keyboard and the laptop keyboard.

edit: resolved: things went back to normal after reboot. No idea what happened.

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