Getting " instead of @

  Bald Eagle 16:54 24 May 2006
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Daughter has new computer running XP home. On setting up and trying to enter internet settings she cannot access the @ sign, all she gets is “ instead. This is the same using both UK and American English. Any suggestions?

Ray

  surfmonkey #:@}© 17:03 24 May 2006

control pannel goto regional and langauge settings. click the langauges tab in text services click details there you can change the kebaord layout to uk /british

  Totally-braindead 17:12 24 May 2006

And further to surfmonkey #:@}©s post you have to click apply and ok or it'll reset itself to US English.

  surfmonkey #:@}© 17:14 24 May 2006

oopse forgot that bit lol

  Hertz Van Rentyl 17:26 24 May 2006

LeftALT+Shift may do it if all else fails.

  ade.h 17:59 24 May 2006

Deleting the US English option from that list is a good idea, too. It stops it from reverting.

  Bald Eagle 18:44 24 May 2006

Thanks for the suggestions, will pass them on to daughter asap.She's in England and I'm in France!

Ray

  Bald Eagle 19:53 24 May 2006

She did the "apply" bit and all is well. Many thanks lads and/or lasses.

Ray

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