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cant find the at key on laptop


dazzaman 11 631 England
25 Dec 2009 11:47AM
merry xmas everyone. just trying to set my daughters new dell laptop up. but i cant seem to find the at key. ive tried both the shift keys while pressing the at key. but the at symbol will not appear??????????????????????????????
anyone got any ideas???????
its a dell notebook by the way.
thankyou
daz.

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csurry 15 9.2k 92
25 Dec 2009 11:54AM
What character do you get when you press the @ key?

Try the quotes key, if the keyboard is set up US they can be swapped
geoffash26 13 2.5k United Kingdom
25 Dec 2009 11:55AM
keyboard setting might be set to another country and i think the " and @ keys are different
Jestertheclown 9 7.6k 252 England
25 Dec 2009 12:11PM
You've got it set to 'English USA' (as if there is such a thing)!
This (for some reason) transposes the @ and " symbols. It's a mistake may people make when setting up their machine as Micro$oft set it this way by default. It's easily rectified.
Jester.
dazzaman 11 631 England
25 Dec 2009 9:49PM
hi there, how do i rectify it.
thanking you
darren
Gary_Macleod 13 160 Scotland
25 Dec 2009 10:18PM
control panel - regional and language options
dazzaman 11 631 England
25 Dec 2009 10:47PM
thankyou so much guys for helping me out.especially mackspot. i couldnt have done it without you.all is sorted now.
enjoy the rest of your xmas, and THANKYOU.
darren.

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