Solved

Keyboard keys output changing

Posted on 2008-10-13
2
492 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-09
I have a user with the isssue below. It is happening a couple of times a week. I have replaced keyboard and checked keyboard settings. Maybe it's a driver issue?

The letters, number and symbols on the top line below come out like the second line in each case.  To fix user has to close down all applications and re-open.
 
LETTERS
 
qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm
azertyuiopqsdfghjklwxcvbn,
 
NUMBERS
 
1234567890
&é(§è!çà
 
SYMBOLS
 
`-=[];'#\,./
²)-^$mùµ<;:=
0
Comment
Question by:M Wall
2 Comments
 
LVL 88

Accepted Solution

by:
rindi earned 500 total points
ID: 22701521
Look in the language and regional settings in control panel. He is probably changing the language from an english type (qwerty) keyboard to a french or similar language (azerty). You can uninstall the language that isn't needed to prevent any accidental changes to the standard setting.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:M Wall
ID: 31505565
Thanks for that. Sorry for delay closing question. I just heard back from user and there hasn't been any issues since.
0

Featured Post

Portable, direct connect server access

The ATEN CV211 connects a laptop directly to any server allowing you instant access to perform data maintenance and local operations, for quick troubleshooting, updating, service and repair.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Keyboard 4 170
Number of files limit per folder in XP? 12 84
Mouse not working on HyperV / Windows XP Mode 4 88
Where can I find a virus scanner for XP SP2? 22 60
Can you find a fax from a vendor you saved a decade ago in seconds? Have you ever cursed your PC under your breath during an audit because you couldn’t find the requested statement or driver history?  If you answered no to the first question or yes …
Sometimes people don't understand why download speed shows differently for Windows than Linux.Specially, this article covers and shows the solution for throughput difference for Windows than a Linux machine. For this, I arranged a test scenario.I…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

820 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question