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i have an ibm thinkpad r32 and i have no idea how to use the keyboard i press wht i yink is the @ icon and something else comes up never used a laptop before can anyone help me... Read full answer
i have an ibm thinkpad r32 and i have no idea how to use the keyboard i press wht i yink is the @ icon and something else comes up never used a laptop before can anyone help me
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Tech Support Specialist: John D, BS Degree in Engineering. replied 11 years ago
John D
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Hi,

Sounds like you need to change your keyboard setting from English US to English UK or vice versa.

What operating system are you running, and what is your country?

 

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Customer reply replied 11 years ago
Reply to John D's Post: im inessex united kingdom i have changed it to english uk but its the icons there is 3 to a button that is whats confusing me i cant even get an @ sign
        nikki
Tech Support Specialist: John D, BS Degree in Engineering. replied 11 years ago

Hi nikki,

Go to the Control Panel > Regional and Language Options. Click on the Language tab, then click in the Details button. Under the 'Default input language' heading, click on the arrow to open the drop down list, and select 'English (UK) Then under the Installed services' heading, select English (UK), and click on UK under 'Keyboard'. If there is an American or Irish keyboards, delete the American and Irish. Click Apply. OK. And reboot your computer so that it will take effect.

Remember you must reboot for the changes to take effect.

Hope this helps.

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