Laptop Keyboards - How To Configure Non-Standard kbds

Discussion in 'Mobile and Portable' started by Carel, Aug 8, 2010.

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    Carel MDL Member

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    Hi all, can anyone perhaps guide me how to configure a keyboard on a laptop? I have 2x laptops: Toshiba Satellite A100 & Samsung N130. I've formatted them both because they were slow {due to the crap the manufacturers normally install}, now I have a problem. The PCs are running fine, but the keys on the keyboard are all mixed up. The @$%^&"'<> keys are scrambled on the Satellite A100. And on the Samsung the problem is even worse - The IOPJLKNM keys all don't work at all - it gives me numbers instead of letters???? I'm trying to use Windows 7 x86 on them, but the Samsung can't be used at all - not like this. Help would be gladly appreciated...
     
  2. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    Did you pick the right language settings.

    I think you can change the laguge from say English USA to English UK ( or vica versa )

    When you press on the keys that dont work do numbers pop up....On lappy keyboards most have a dual setting with a white key and a blue key. Check to see if the blue key settings are selected.. I believe there will be a key with blue letters on "Fn" try this see if it helps...
     
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    Carel MDL Member

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    #3 Carel, Aug 9, 2010
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    Hi, I checked the Samsung N130 - it's working now. It was the Numlock / Dual keypad function that was switched on. The Toshiba was set to South African keyboard layout. I changed that to UK, now it's working too. Thanks bro.
     
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    tnx MDL Expert

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    All working....

    Cool... :)