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Why do I press Shift 2?
The reason why the @ and ” keys keep swapping is because your keyboard is switching between two different language settings. Usually, the keyboard is swapping between a US keyboard and a UK keyboard. On a UK keyboard, pressing shift +’ will give you an @ symbol, and pressing shift+2 will give you an apostrophe.
How do I get my quotation marks back on my keyboard?
To change the layout, go to Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region\ Change keyboards or other input methods. Click on Change keyboards and set the keyboard layout to match your keyboard. Refer this article for details. Once the layout is set to its default, test and see if the quotation marks are back.
Why can I not type the at symbol?
First is to make sure that the keyboard language is set to United States. Go to Control Panel then click Region and Language. Once open, click on Keyboards and Languages then click on Change keyboards and make sure it’s set to United States.
How do you fix keyboard typing wrong characters?
What can I do if my PC keyboard types the wrong characters?
- Uninstall keyboard drivers.
- Update your OS.
- Check your language settings.
- Check AutoCorrect settings.
- Make sure NumLock is off.
- Run the keyboard troubleshooter.
- Scan your system for malware.
- Buy a new keyboard.
What does Shift + 2 give me instead of “?
> Installed Services. adding it and removing the US one. news:[email protected]… > press shift+2 i get @ instead of “. > trivial problem i know but very annoying!
Why is Shift + 2 not working on my keyboard?
One such problem is the “Shift+2” not working on Windows 10 PC keyboard. This combination is known to create the @ symbol. This combination is known to create the @ symbol. Sometimes, it can start typing wrong characters or may simply stop working.
How to change Shift + 2 from us to UK?
Other Info: Test/support machine – uses multiple Macrium images to switch OS. If, under Preferred language, you do not have a UK entry then add it. If there is a US entry then delete it. Once you are left with only a UK entry then click on it and then click on the Options button that appears.
What kind of laptop do I need for Shift + 2?
Other Info: …other laptops include a Dell Latitude E7270, i7, 16GB RAM, main use is to run Hyper-V VMs including XP, W7, W8.1 and W10. Other Info: Test/support machine – uses multiple Macrium images to switch OS. If, under Preferred language, you do not have a UK entry then add it. If there is a US entry then delete it.