Solved how to unscramble keyboard in IBM xp pro

June 23, 2015 at 20:13:05
Specs: Windows xp pro
Hello ,
keyboard is scrambled cannot type at all xp pro, tried several options with shift + num etc....
does not work, looked control panel - language English USA, driver are updated
I do not know what else to try
Thanks
PS should I try system restore ???
Just tried shift+ctrl and num got the letters for a few minutes, as soon as I touched another key....back to scrambling

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#1
June 24, 2015 at 01:03:28
✔ Best Answer
To isolate the problem, try/borrow an USB keyboard.

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#2
June 24, 2015 at 01:25:47
by using the key combination alt gr + Shift.
It's possible that some software was loaded that changes the Keyboard to something else like Dorvork
Start the system in Safe Mode log in to the Admin Account and then open the Control Panel and change the Location to your area and the language/Keyboard to US English or whatever your local area is.
if none works try john's suggestion


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#3
July 1, 2015 at 18:09:23
I will try the USB keyboard and let you know
Thank you

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