Admin Life Errors, Fixes, and Encounters

29Jan/106

windows 7 keyboard layout changes

If while you're working away and weird letters start to show up such as É instead of the question mark your keyboard layout just changed.

This issue if your running Windows 7 and hit left-alt shift. Easy way to fix it is to change your "Hot keys for input languages".

To do this, open up your Control Panel, select "Change keyboards or other input methods", select the Keyboards and Languages tab, then Click the "Change keyboards..." button, click the Advanced Key Settings tab, and changing the key sequence for all actions in the "Hot keys for input languages" box to "Not assigned."

You may also want to remove any keyboard languages that you do not use in the "General" tab of the same dialog window.

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