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Old 07-21-2011, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So the other day I purchased a sidewinder x4 keyboard at MediaMarkt in Germany and I have been unable to get it set to work as a German qwertz setup. My OS languge is in English, but I want to get the use of my keyboard's umlauts and such. In short I want it setup as the qwertz standard instead of my current qwerty. The big issue here is that when i strike a key it does not mean it will be the one that is physically on the board. So when I go to type a instead I get a [
I tried to access microsoft support, but no matter what I do it redirects me to a 404 error page. It could be that I am in Germany and thus it does not want to direct me to the .com site and instead wants to send me to the .de site, regardless I am just hoping someone knows what I can do here to resolve this pesky and quite annoying issue.
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what operating system are you using?
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Can't you change it from the language bar?
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I am using windows 7 on a netbook.
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Also, I tired changing the OS language to German via the language bar, but all it did was minor thing with my time format, days of the week and so on.
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Never mind, the language bar solution fixed it.
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Please do not triple post. Click the edit button on the right, looks like a pencil
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