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The keypad is not configured right any more example if I push for the plus sign I'm getting the @ sign instead?


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Go to control panel > Regional and Language Options > go through these settings and make sure they all state English and / or English-United States, including the location setting and keyboard. Sounds like your might be set to the United Kingdom.....
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The keypad is not configured right any more example if I push for the plus sign I'm getting the @ sign instead?


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