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Keyboard Issue/Problem after reinstalling Win XP

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
After reinstalling Windows XP, my keyboard is defaulted to US, whereby the " key becomes the @, and the @ key is the "

I've looked through the control panel etc, but can't find anything.. can anyone please help
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago

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regional and language options
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If you want to change what key does what from US to European or the other way around, go to:
Start->Settings->Control Panel->Regional & Language Options->Languages->Details
Then click "Add", and choose "English Ireland", set the keyboard to "Irish", and click okay. Then choose "English Ireland" as the default input language in the drop down menu.
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This is something you can set during the install of Windows XP.

A window comes up saying the default is "United States" but you can change it to UK (in fact you need to change it to UK in 3 or 4 places).

Of course most people just click OK on the window without reading it and finish up with a US keyboard and layout.

Vista is better at this and sets it as UK for UK computers and keyboards during install.
its ok, sussed it the minute I pressed Submit -- thanks all :thumbsup:

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