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How to type @ symbol ?

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How to type @ symbol ?

  • I know this sounds daft but I'm unable to type the symbol@ on my Inspiron 1520 running on windows XP - any ideas as this is driving me nuts. Apart from that the thing is great.....
  • QUERTY   or     AZERTY keybord ???
  • It's a QWERTY.
  • It should be "SHIFT" "2". If that is not working I would think it could be a bad kepboard or somehow you changed the key map in windows.

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  • You can type any ASCII character by holding down the <alt> key and typing the ASCII code. For the @ symbol, type <alt>64 or <alt>064. You must use the numeric keypad for the ASCII codes, not the top row numbers.
     
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  • If your keyboard settings is not already set to US keyboard (where the '@' symbol is Shift+2)

    Start > Control Panel > Regional and Language Options > Languages (tab) > Add English (United States) keyboard.

    Otherwise, using ASCII combination would be the next best alternative for you. Alt+64 or Alt+064