Keys Wrong on Keyboard

  User-3C44E300-39B5-4E35-B0CB9662CF0938B8 21:25 27 Mar 2004

I recently installed a new hard drive and windows xp onto my computer. I let it automatically find the drivers for my keyboard (because i do not have any for it). When I start using it some of the keys are in the wrong place: the pound sign on 3 is in fact a Hash, i cannot have a pound sign without doing insert; symbol,the @ and the " have swapped. I have tried downloading the latest drivers from microsoft (it is a Microsoft internet keyboard) and that hasn't done anything. I can't find any settings for the keys. Please Help


  VoG II 21:29 27 Mar 2004

Try pressing Shift + ALT together.

If that doesn't work, Control Panel, Keyboard, and Control Panel Regional and Language settings and make sure everything is set to UK settings.

That dosn't work; there is no language settings there. Is there any utility that allows your to change the settings for the keys? all help is greatly appreciated.

  Totally-braindead 22:18 27 Mar 2004

Don't understand what you're saying, VoG advice is good, the language settings must be there. The only thing I can think is you're looking in the wrong place.
and look for REGIONAL
as VoG says make sure everything is set to UK

  llbgeezer 22:27 27 Mar 2004

is it a virus? i heard of one some time ago that did something similar... when you say 'new' do you mean brand new like from a store or could it be that the problem was on the drive when it came into your possession?
try an online virus scan like panda for instance

  penny 23:05 27 Mar 2004

what worked?

  james55 23:18 27 Mar 2004

penny is right.

You don't have to but it might help others in the same situation how to resolve the problem.

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