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Problem typing @ sign

by Tanguero98 / January 14, 2009 11:24 PM PST

Since a few weeks, We have to simultaneously press "Ctrl" "Alt" and "2" to type the @ sign. Before all we had to do was hit "Shift" and "2" to type the @ sign. Is there a solution to come back to the old way of typing the @ sign.

We use Windows XP family edition with the latest service packs (french edition since we usually work in french)


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(NT) Tried replacing the keyboard?
by Coryphaeus / January 14, 2009 11:57 PM PST
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Usually a keyboard choice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 14, 2009 11:58 PM PST
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I would suggest "remapping" the key
by Slikkster / January 15, 2009 12:05 AM PST
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