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Norman-B

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Hello, I have had to have my hard drive wiped and Windows 98SE reinstalled (by a friend!). I now find that
a, the @ key has moved to the No 2 key
b, the screen has now got smaller, ie there is a black line at both sides of my screen.
Rather a novice at this lark, I'm afraid. Any advice welcomed. :tazz:
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it sounds like a standard keyboard driver is installed for a non-standard keyboard. SHIFT-2 is the @ symbol on a standard keyboard.

let's try to uninstall the keyboard using device manager. then restart the computer
and retest after it is automatically reinstalled.

remove and reinstall using device manager:
start>settings>control panel>system>device manager>+ next to keyboard
please post whether red or yellow indicators are present(BEFORE = red, yellow, or none)
please post the device listed(BEFORE = Standard 101/102 ...)
select the device, remove, ok
restart the pc
please post whether red or yellow indicators are present(AFTER = red, yellow, or none)
please post the device listed(AFTER = ...)

as to the black lines on the screen - most monitors have an adjustment panel on the front(or buttons). look for the horizontal size and increase it until the lines disappear.
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Thank you for the reply.
Norm
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