WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,007,814
Topics74,539
Members12,742
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs44
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
52 registered members (4436789, 11 invisible), 1,091 guests, and438 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
How The Victorians Built Britain - Sewers
by diggingdeeper. 8th Sep 2018 11:09pm
Bavarian Cleavages !
by granny. 8th Sep 2018 11:48am
Mr Jeremy Fisher 2017 50p piece
by Peter0787. 7th Sep 2018 12:35pm
River Mersey
by granny. 6th Sep 2018 11:34pm
New Wirral History
Mersey Tunnel tolls, 1934
by yoller. 21st Sep 2018 9:32am
Family tree
by Hannah90. 5th Sep 2018 6:02pm
When were Ivy Street houses built?
by yoller. 28th Aug 2018 4:40pm
Hope Street New Brighton
by cutespam. 25th Aug 2018 10:00pm
1970's Murder in Central Park, Wallasey
by cutespam. 4th Aug 2018 11:28am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
No more bridge, never be the same
Over Exposed Crash Site
Topic Replies
Labour Party Conference - Liverpool
by cools. 23rd Sep 2018 11:42am
£795,000 for a football pitch ?
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 11:07pm
More threats to Wirral's Green Belt
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 7:48pm
Salt and Blood Pressure
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 7:42pm
Ipad mini
by lincle. 22nd Sep 2018 7:29pm
Mersey Tunnel tolls, 1934
by yoller. 22nd Sep 2018 7:18pm
M53 Junction 1
by Moonstar. 22nd Sep 2018 2:58pm
What song are you listening to?
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 2:46pm
Electric Bass Guitar / and amp
by gerrymoore. 22nd Sep 2018 8:54am
September
M T W T F S S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Giant Puppets Wirral
by oldpm01. 13th Sep 2018 3:53pm
Wirral Heritage Week
by granny. 10th Sep 2018 9:31am
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
keyboard problems with laptop #698098
31st May 2012 4:47pm
31st May 2012 4:47pm
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
L
Little_B Offline OP
Addict
Little_B  Offline OP
Addict
L
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
hi all i have a sony vaio laptop and my keyboard is a bit backward the @ key is in the wrong place and i haven't got a pound sign key as well as a few other problems what can i do to fix this. It didn't really didn't bother me until now because i'm trying to make a new menu for my girlfreinds cafe and i obviously need the pound sign. Cheers in advance guys.

Google Ads
Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: Little_B] #698100
31st May 2012 4:53pm
31st May 2012 4:53pm

T
The_Riddler
Unregistered
The_Riddler
Unregistered
T


Go to Start, Control Panel, Language And Keyboard. In there is a keyboard setting that will be set to ENG US, (English USA). Change that to ENG UK, and remove the ENG US option. This will be fully removed when you next reboot, leaving you with just the English UK setting on the keyboard, and allowing it to work as it should. smile

Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: ] #698104
31st May 2012 5:07pm
31st May 2012 5:07pm
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
L
Little_B Offline OP
Addict
Little_B  Offline OP
Addict
L
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
Thank u smile

Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: Little_B] #698142
31st May 2012 7:19pm
31st May 2012 7:19pm
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 389
wallasey
L
lauralou2 Offline
Old Hand
lauralou2  Offline
Old Hand
L
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 389
wallasey
maybe a new keyboard........just sayin....


crap but enthusiastic!!

Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: Little_B] #698180
31st May 2012 9:32pm
31st May 2012 9:32pm
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,631
Wirral
T
TheDr Offline
Forum Master
TheDr  Offline
Forum Master
T
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,631
Wirral
It happens all the time when people leave the keyboard in its default setting, which is US, simply changing it to UK and rebooting (as described above) sorts it out.
Amazing how many people just put up with it for years.

Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: Little_B] #698202
1st Jun 2012 12:57am
1st Jun 2012 12:57am
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
L
Little_B Offline OP
Addict
Little_B  Offline OP
Addict
L
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 235
UK
all sorted now thank u all especially The Riddler

Re: keyboard problems with laptop [Re: Little_B] #698207
1st Jun 2012 6:09am
1st Jun 2012 6:09am

T
The_Riddler
Unregistered
The_Riddler
Unregistered
T


anytime, Happy to help smile


Moderated by  Mark 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Labour Party Conference - Liverpool
by diggingdeeper. 23rd Sep 2018 4:16am
Salt and Blood Pressure
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 7:42pm
Ipad mini
by lincle. 22nd Sep 2018 7:29pm
Mersey Tunnel tolls, 1934
by yoller. 21st Sep 2018 9:32am
Cowards on scramber bike, Saturday 15th Sept
by keef666. 16th Sep 2018 4:24pm
For Sale & Free
Electric Bass Guitar / and amp
by gerrymoore. 22nd Sep 2018 8:54am
ps3 console
by tommybarry. 17th Sep 2018 4:55pm
50'' bush led
by Dilly. 14th Sep 2018 6:05pm
Belling Range Gas Cooker
by DJDuck. 30th Aug 2018 11:39am
Dining room table & chairs
by DJDuck. 30th Aug 2018 9:25am
Member Spotlight
conan
conan
wirral
Posts: 272
Joined: May 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Aatami, rodofcv, Dave1960, WargamerNik, Busterthedog
12742 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Ipad mini
by lincle. 22nd Sep 2018 7:29pm
£795,000 for a football pitch ?
by granny. 15th Sep 2018 11:27pm
Black Pearl
by venice. 13th Sep 2018 6:40pm
Giant Puppets Wirral
by granny. 13th Sep 2018 10:23am
Part Time Maintenance Job
by Reno37. 12th Sep 2018 5:36pm
News : New Topics
Labour Party Conference - Liverpool
by diggingdeeper. 23rd Sep 2018 4:16am
Cowards on scramber bike, Saturday 15th Sept
by keef666. 16th Sep 2018 4:24pm
Mother Nature's fury
by cools. 14th Sep 2018 6:45pm
Willy Wonka Dead !
by fish5133. 10th Sep 2018 1:04am
The Daily Mail News today
by granny. 9th Sep 2018 10:55am
New Enthusiast Forums
Salt and Blood Pressure
by diggingdeeper. 22nd Sep 2018 7:42pm
John Lewis advert
by cools. 12th Sep 2018 5:51pm
Escaped Yorkie type dog
by venice. 2nd Sep 2018 8:18pm
Tunnel Tolls
by fish5133. 31st Aug 2018 12:30am
Help !!!
by Dilly. 28th Aug 2018 7:12pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 7:00am
Sunset Sun 7:08pm
Local Time Sun 1:49pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1