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AZERTY keyboard has wrong layout

Q: AZERTY keyboard has wrong layout

Hi, I recently purchased a Pavilion 15-bc203nd. This notebook has a AZERTY keyboard. This keyboard however has a strange/wrong layout compared to a normal azerty key board: a right CTL key is missing, the < key is on the wrong place, my return key is too small etc. See this picture as comparison: Is it possible to get a notebook with a correct AZERTY keyboard, or is this just the way it is with HP notebooks and should I return it? Kind regards.

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A: AZERTY keyboard has wrong layout

Please click the below link which might help you resolve the issuehttp://sharpkeys.codeplex.com/ Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,KNRKAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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I am having a Japanese keyboard but english layout tried everything any solution ?
( I am not talking about the input method, I am talking about the physical layout of the keys on the keyboard)
 

A:Wrong Keyboard Layout

Please check the 'similar Topics' links that appear below your post. This one in particular may be useful http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/selected-wrong-keyboard-layout.188580/

I understand English is probably not your first language, but unfortunately, it is not clear from your post exactly what your problem is. The posts in the link I give above cover many problems people have with Japanese keyboards and the ability to switch backward and forward between them. Most if not all problems seem to have a solution, so hopefully you also will find one that helps you in that long series of posts. Good luck.
 

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Hello, and thanks in advance.

New computer, just installed windows 8 on it. At the very beginning of the installation process, it asks what layout keyboard you use, and I chose what I always do, English.

However, this is a Japanese keyboard.

I am unable to find a way to change it back. Anyone know how?

(Note: I am not talking about the input method, I am talking about the physical layout of the keys on the keyboard)
 

A:Selected wrong keyboard layout

I don't have Win8 handy, but you're looking for this:

'Region and Language' settings
Click the Keyboards tab.
Away you go.

(Although I quickly looked at layout, and JP & EN layouts look pretty similar)
 

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i have a laptop with an azerty keyboard,
i wish to install an english version of xp pro

how do i do the install please

laptop hdd is empty

thanks guys
 

A:azerty keyboard

stapletonpound said:

i have a laptop with an azerty keyboard,
i wish to install an english version of xp pro

how do i do the install please

laptop hdd is empty

thanks guysClick to expand...

first off, install the OS. Then see if you can change it in keyboard settings. Try setting the keyboard to a French layout, instead of the default USA.
 

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Hello everyone,I want to change my UK keyboard to a french azerty keyboard on my Thinkpad p51 but I can't find any place to buy one...Could you help ? Thanks

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Hello,

First sorry I don't speak well English.
I have a problem with my PC model: http://www.toshiba.fr/discontinued-p...ite-c55-a-15e/
The keyboard doesn't work and I want to change it.

I have two questions:

1- I searched but did not find where I can buy the keyboard.

2- There is not a French Azerty on my PC. Maybe belgium Azerty or other??? I don't know.
Is it possible to change the version of the keyboard.

Keyboard Ref : MP11B56B0-5281B

Thank you.

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Hi, 
I ordered a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series laptop. I live in Belgium so the keyboard is AZERTY. Despite repeated requests to QWERTY keyboard, Dell refused to change it saying AZERTY is standard and cannot be customized. ANyway, so can I just pop out the keys and replace them physically? I know i can put stickers, but thats a last resort. 

A:Need to change keyboard from azerty to qwerty.

if you can get the keys off without causing any damage, please be careful. Some keys are not the same at all. The alphabetic ones can be changed.

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Hi I am about to buy a new x360 laptop, but here in France they are all using AZERTY configuration. Is there a way to replace the keyboard configuration just after? Is is safe/easy to do and is it easy to find QWERTY keyboard set (at HP support for instance?) Thanks

A:Replacing keyboard set (from AZERTY to QWERTY)

Hi @mclarenfan, In this case do you need replace the keyboard.Check service maintenance guide page 43:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04807803  I hope that helps !Can I ask you a favor ?If the question is clarified, mark my answer as "resolved" and click on the icon of the "hand" to provide "congratulations" in recognition.Have a nice week !Im a volunteer in the HP Forum !

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My friend has a QWERTY keyboard and would like to have an AZERTY on-screen keyboard. Also, he does not want the on-screen keyboard to come up every time he re-boots.

Is there any way of doing this please?
 

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Dear all,  I have an AZERTY keyboard which does not look like any other azerty keyboard so i have not been able to get the exact software keyboard that matches the physical keyboard of the laptop. Please find the image below.

A:The right language setting for my strange azerty keyboard

Hi!, @Elite_B: Welcome, to Forum !. Can you, see ? ... http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-15-Notebook-PC-series/8499326/model/9111887/document/c0373893...

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Hello, When looking for a replacement to switch from a US to an Azerty BE backlit keyboard, 2 different references appear:- NBL KBD,BE,DFN - 01HW247- NBL KBD,BE,CHY - 01ER957 What's the right one or what's the difference? Thank you for helping. 













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A:Several references found for a P51 Azerty Belgian keyboard: which one is the right one?

Two different suppliers of the keyboard.  Darfon (I think) and Chicony.  There may be some differences in exact "feel" or other aspects, but the base functions should be the same.
 
Z.

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Any ideas on how best to do this? I can get keyboard stickers but they will look a little tacky or a new laptop keyboard however lenovo's website in Australia doesnt seem to list these parts for sale (The model number I would need is 39T0958) I have already changed the setting in XP so that it believes that it is a US board Your thoughts would be appreciatedMessage Edited by Runnamuck on 08-28-2008 08:40 AM












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A:Converting from AZERTY to QWERTY keyboard on Lenov...

Welcome to the forum! Have you tried locating the keyboard that you're looking for on eBay? Z61 shares the keyboard with T6x and R6x units of the same screen size...that shouldn't be much of a problem. Good luck.

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I have a Yoga 3 14 with azerty keyboard and I want to replace that with a qwerty keyboard, a physical one not just to change Windows settings or anything like that. So my question is; do I have to do anything else besides get the qwerty keyboard and replace the current keyboard with it (yes, I'm fully capable of doing that)  or do I also need to do some BIOS confiqurations or something like that?

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Brandnew HP Envy x360 with Belgian azerty keyboard The key 2 positions right to the spacebar, marked as <>\ does not generate those values, but generates the code for the CTRL key instead. This can not be a virus or other issue, as this is a "just out of the box" fresh system. I really suspect a "Bug" here in the testing of the azerty layout for this particular model The keyboard driver layout is the standard one provided with the OS by microsoft, called "Belgian Azerty decimal point"The operatings system is on the latest patch levelThe HP drivers are on the latest patch level I guess this must be declared as "a problem" and not an "incident" Cheers,Stefan

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Flex 2 14 which came with a British keyboard but I noticed you can take off the keyboard and swap it out for another one - you can find backlit versions, or a version with a different layout. I got a keyboard for it with Japanese hiragana on it, but the laptop doesn't seem to recognise any of the extra keys this keyboard comes with which have key codes not used by other languages. These keys include: | -? \ ??????the ????, ???? and ???? toggleI would have assumed this was to do with the fact that these are keys from a 106/109 key layout as opposed to the standard 102 key, so I replaced the keyboard driver with Microsoft's 106/109 key keyboard driver, but that hasn't had any effect - it still can't see these keys being pressed. The ??/?? ?? key works because it uses the same key code as the tilde on other keyboards, but that's all. My hypothesis for why this might not be possible to fix is that the ribbon connection between the keyboard and the motherboard could only support 102-key layouts in Europe, and therefore the only way to be able to use these extra input conversion keys without a different motherboard altogether would be to use an external USB keyboard. I may have just made up what I said about the motherboard though, so does anyone know if there's a driver I can use to solve this problem and be able to use the extra keys? I can't just use a key mapper like KeyTweak ... Read more

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how can you type a ":" with a azerty keyboard in the repair console where it looks like it is all querty but i think it is still different from querty because i tried everything.
i need it to copy a file
 

A:how to type a ":" with a azerty keyboard in the repair console

If your keyboard is similar to this:
Belgian keyboard layout
The colon seems to be below the L key to the right.
 

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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 a Dell M1330 Laptop that has served me quite well for several years. I just replaced the keyboard the other day and everything is working fine, except that the new keyboard has a slightly different layout than the old keyboard did. For example, with the new keyboard all the F1, F2, F3, etc.. keys have function secondaries on them like multimedia, brightness, antennae toggle, and so on. My old keyboard didnt have most of these and so when I attempt to use them on the new keyboard they simply do not work. In fact when I use function keys as if I still had my old keyboard installed the functions work, which means it is the software interpretation of the keys that I need to change. Does anybody know how I can fix this so that the keys of the new keyboard and functions match what the keys actually say?

Another thing to add is that some of the new function keys on the new laptop such as antennae toggle were not on my last keyboard at all because they are softkeys on the case of my computer, and I am not sure a function like that would be able to be added to the keyboard mapping at all, but I'm not sure.

Also, I would prefer to not install third party software to accomplish this, even if it means I need to delve into the registry manually. Can anybody help??
 

A:New laptop keyboard has different layout, keys function like old keyboard? Help! (:

You might try holding the 'fn' key while you tap the fnumber key.
Vicks
 

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I have some how changed the format or page that I view my e-mails on. The toolbar has changed from user friendly to where I have to go under tools and edit to do things. How do I get my old outllok express 6 back?
 

A:(Solved) Outlook Express Layout Wrong

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I have an X1 carbon sitting below an external monitor. The monitor is about 2x the size of the laptop screen and runs at 1920 x 1080 resolution. The default configuration for the Thinkpad is 2560 x 1440 at 200%.  Because of this, the layout for selecting displays makes the top monitor look to be half the size of the laptop, although it is physically 2x. This of course throws off mouse moving between the 2 and creates some real craziness when i use Synergy to move mouse between this setup and my mac. The real issue is the X1 200% magnification. If i cut the resolution in half and the reduce size to 100% all my text looks poor. Anyone have a solution? 





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I have an X1 carbon sitting below an external monitor. The monitor is about 2x the size of the laptop screen and runs at 1920 x 1080 resolution. The default configuration for the Thinkpad is 2560 x 1440 at 200%.  Because of this, the layout for selecting displays makes the top monitor look to be half the size of the laptop, although it is physically 2x. This of course throws off mouse moving between the 2 and creates some real craziness when i use Synergy to move mouse between this setup and my mac. The real issue is the X1 200% magnification. If i cut the resolution in half and the reduce size to 100% all my text looks poor. Anyone have a solution? 





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hi,
I bought a N9Z-00003 all-in-one keyboard for my media center. I was rather surprised to see windows 8.1 doesnt have the layout.

This is the french canada version of the keyboard, and the layout is this http://cdn.overclock.net/b/bd/540x18...an20French.png

However, this layout is not advailable. the canadian multilingual and the french (canada) layout are different. Im stumped, and feel the pain of less computer savvy people buying that keyboard.

downloaded and installed the driver, installed a language pack and still no added layout

microsoft hardware, microsoft software ...

A:missing keyboard layout for new keyboard

If you want to go through the trouble and create the layout yourself, you can try this.

I think that may be your only choice. Have you looked on the keyboard manufacturers website to see if they have the layout for download?

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Hello,

I have the win8 upgrade (previous OS was win7 ultimate).

The OS goes very well, so far, just a minor problem...

From time to time I noticed there is installed a US keyboard, I am UK based and any setup keyboard/date etc are in UK format. Also when I installed the windows I selected (autodetected) the UK settings.

Well, this is very strange...

Also, I noticed that the US keyboard does not exist on the layouts (I am using Greek and UK), so in order to get rid of this, I have to add and the remove the US keyboard, but after a while re-appears!

thanx in advance for any ideas/help...

chris

A:Keyboard layout!

Did you reinstall the keyboard driver from keyboard vendor? In windows it will install the generic driver just so the device will function but to use the keyboards full functionality you have to install the keyboard driver. With the auto detect enabled windows will sometimes install the incorrect drivers.

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I have a new "Microsoft" keyboard The Shift + 2 key should be @ key but is the " key. plus the hash key is nowhere to be found and the shift + 3 key that should be the hash is the ? key ...... Help please????

A:Keyboard layout HELP !!! Please

You have keyboard language set to English (United Kingdom), which gives " with SHIFT+2 and ? with SHIFT+3. If you need an English keyboard layout that gives @ with SHIFT+2 and # with SHIFT+3, you need to change the layout to English (United States).

Here you can see the difference. First UK English:

And US English:

(Click images to enlarge.)

Kari

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I'm currently bidding on an IBM keyboard (1370477). However, I was looking at the PS/2 pin layout in one of the pictures and I noticed that it was only using 4 pins. I have an ergonomic, curved Microsoft keyboard with plunger keys that uses PS/2 and it has all 6 pins. Should I be concerned with the discrepancy?
 

A:IBM Keyboard PS/2 Layout

If it is the one being sold by TAZSONIC3 on eBay, I looked at it too. The two pins that are missing aren't needed. The keyboard only needs 5VDC, ground, data and clock.
 

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hi there everyone i think ive made a mistake on my pc i had problems with my zboard and it started to change the buttons so i listened to someone who said get rid of the reg keys for uk keyboard (somehow) Now im stuck with US please please someone help me i have XP professional.
 

A:Keyboard uk layout

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New AIO 510 which came with no documentation. The keyboard has 4 ultra mini keys in upper right-hand corner. The first 3 appear to be volume controls. The 4th - last key on right - may say LVT but it is too small to read. What is that key?

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On my Inspiron 1564 there is a key between the F12 key and the Insert Key on the top row of keys.  The key has a small rectangle with an x in it.

What is this key's function ??

A:Keyboard Layout

Please click on the link below, hopefully it will help answer your question.
Keyboard, touchpad, or mouse not working correctly | Dell US

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Hi

After 'recovering' my P4 1.8MHz, XP-Home PC, I found that he keyboard was different - I no longer have the 'Pound' key - I get the # instead. Also, the @ symbol is at Shift+2 and the " symbol is where the @ symbol should be. There are quite a few other major differences too.

I tried 'troubleshoot' - to no avail. I've bought a new Logitech keyboard - and the layout is exactly the same! HEEEELLLPP!!

Can anyone suggest anything??

Many thanks
 

A:Keyboard layout

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I just installed XP pro x64, but it doesn't seem to have the uk keyboard layout.

Does anybody know where I can download it please?

A:Don't have the UK Keyboard layout, HELP!

You have it already, you just have to change your preferences, and you may need your XP CD as well. Go to Control Panel/Regional and Language Options/ Then under Language you can change it to UK and under Location you can change it to UK. Then go to te Languages tab/Details click Add and change the Keyborad setting to UK. Then go to the Advanced tab and change the language to UK. then click Apply all settings to current user account and default user profile. and click Apply then OK

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Hello, C:\WINDOWS\System32. There are about 50 .dll keyboard files from all the different countries around the world. Would it be safe for me to delete most of these that I will never use. XP Home SP1.
On one of the forums the mod. speaks about de-registering .dll
files. Is this neccesary? If it is how do I go about it? TIA.
 

A:Keyboard layout

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sorry for my Englishi have this keyboard but i dont know which input chose ho questa tastiera ma non so quale lingua di input scegliere thanks

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Hi,

So this is really frustrating me.

I usually use the "United States - International" keyboard layout, since I like being able to do accents and use the Alt-GR key. However recently it has been causing problems and I'm not sure why.

One of the biggest examples is the ' key, usually if I press it and then a space it types either ' or ", depending on if I press shift or not. Well, in Firefox, I have to keep pressing the key about 4 times before it finally types two 's and I have to erase one. Pressing space does nothing. And if I press shift+6, it types "^^", as in, the character twice.

I could not figure out what was causing this, so I switched the layout back to US, and it works fine. But I simply cannot use US-International without it doing weird stuff. I tried "sfc /scannow", it found some problems and fixed them, but it's STILL doing the same thing.

Additionally, it appears something else weird is going on as when I try to use ALT codes, they don't do what they're supposed to... like most of them make a heart (♥) instead of what they SHOULD be doing.

I even tried making a custom keyboard layout, opening the normal US International on a completely different computer, then saving it and installing it on here, and it STILL does what I described above.

Has anyone else had a problem like this? I'd really like to get it fixed as without a working keyboard it's kinda hard to do my everyday business...

A:Keyboard Layout Help?

You've followed all of this? How to use the United States-International keyboard layout in Windows 7, in Windows Vista, and in Windows XP

Are you doing Alt codes with the numbers? A 'tild' is alt + 0152 ˜

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How do I change the keyboard layout to UK layout? I have to use " key for @ and vice versa at the moment. Thanks.

A:Keyboard layout?

You could check with the keyboard manufacture to see (if not already none so) to see if there is an upgrade or a patch. Good Luck

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Hey everyone!

I am using an alternative keyboard layout (NEO 2.0) and I would like to know how to change the default keyboard layout so that I don't have to change it each time I open a new window!

Hope s.o. knows something about that!!

A:Using an alternative Keyboard layout - HELP!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by luma


Hey everyone!

I am using an alternative keyboard layout (NEO 2.0) and I would like to know how to change the default keyboard layout so that I don't have to change it each time I open a new window!

Hope s.o. knows something about that!!


Don't know what Neo 2.0 is, but keyboard layouts can be added in Configuration -> Country and language

Good luck

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Using 7 on a Sony VAIO laptop. Often when typing I get a different character than intended, for example when typing / i will get the capital E with the acccent (found on the same key) or when typing @ will get stuck on a " (also found on the key).
I presume I must have accidentally hit a change key by mistake? But which one and how to get it back?
Thanks to anyone who may help.

A:Keyboard layout issue

My keyboard isn't laid out like that at all.

Try Control Panel - Region and Language - Make a note how it's set now before making changes so you can go back ;-)

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hi all, how do you change the keyboard layout?  thanks very much.

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I have an Envy x360 with a Danish keyboard. The key for < and > does not work properly. Instead of firing angle brackets it fires ctrl.My only chance to type < and > is typing via the virtual keyboard, which is rather cumbersome when you write html :-( I went to the store where I bought it and tried their demo model. It has the same defect...

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Hi.

In windows XP on a laptop, how do I change the settings to an American keyboard from the UK one selected during installation?
 

A:Change Keyboard Layout.

Google brought up this: http://www.easydesksoftware.com/keyboard.htm

-SkyHi
 

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Hello:

I use US Dvorak as my primary keyboard, but I type most of my passwords in standard US QWERTY layout. In Vista, I can change the icon for the different keyboard layouts so at a glance I can tell if I am in the correct keyboard layout when I'm in, for example, a password field where I can't see what I type. Is there any way to do this in XP? Does anyone know of any programs that would accomplish the same thing?

Thanks,
Nick

(If this is in the wrong forum, then please move it. However, I believe that this is the correct place)
 

A:XP Keyboard Layout Icon

I assume you mean this (Look by the task bar)?
It can also look like this (Look at the top)
If so, then you can find instructions for that here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306993
 

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On my laptop, the positioning of the Fn key is reallly annoying. Is is possible to make the Fn key act like pressing control and vice versa? That would make it much easier for me to press control shift escape to open task manager.

A:Laptop Keyboard Layout

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Windows i7 920


On my laptop, the positioning of the Fn key is reallly annoying. Is is possible to make the Fn key act like pressing control and vice versa? That would make it much easier for me to press control shift escape to open task manager.



Yes it is. google keyboard remapping software

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Is it possible to change the keyboard layout without re-installing? By mistake I selected US international when setting up Windows XP. I would like to change it to UK / British. Is there a way to do this?

Thanks

Derek

A:Changing keyboard layout in XP

control panel/keyboard

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Hi all, I'm having a major stress. I don't know why it's happened but my keyboard has gone from UK layout to US (the @ and " positions have swapped as have |#|).

I've spent ages looking for help on this forum and others, googled the h*** out of the sucka, but I can't work out how to get it back. My main problem can be seen from the screenshot below (I hope).



As you can see, for some reason I have no default keyboard layouts. What can I do to get them back, reinstall them or what ever so my layout is restored to UK. I'd rather not have to install a 3rd party app, and I'm comfortable with writing something to the registry if need be.

I've also noticed during this that I can't see the language bar, and can't restore it.

I'm running windows 7 home prem, with sp1 (aparently all the latest updates).

Appreciate your help

valveless

A:No Default Keyboard Layout

valveless, welcome to sevenforums.com!

You just need to click on the Add button on that window and select
English (United Kingdom) - Keyboard - United Kingdom

Language bar is not available yet, because you do not have any input languages installed. Use the method I described to add languages, and after that language bar can be available.

More detailed information is available as a Tutorial.
Keyboard Input Language - Add or Remove

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Is there any software which will allow you to switch between any keyboard layout you want on the fly? I mean, the one built into windows honestly sucks. It will randomly switch back to the default layout whenever you stop typing. So, can anyone point me towards a good piece of software, or can anyone tell me why the built in one doesn't work properly?

Thanks

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On my Lenovo notebook V110-15IAP N3350 the keyboard is for some reason not according to standard, which causes a great problem when using proper fingersetting. The shift key to the right is not correctly positioned and where it should located is instead the "arrow up" key. The consequence is that whenever I need to type a capital letter with the left hand (the left half of the keyboard) simultaneously using the little finger of the right hand, instead of striking the shift key the "arrow up" key is activated causing the cursor to relocate to the line above and type a lowcase letter there. Is there any rational explanation to why the keyboard has been obstructed and what can be done about it (without using an extra keyboard). Can the "arrow up" key be locked or removed somehow so that it is not activated. Preferrably though shift the two keys in question....

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