When you connect a USB keyboard to a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP, Windows may not use the correct keyboard layout.

For example, if you connect a USB Japanese 106/109 keyboard to the computer, or if you connect a USB ten-key keyboard to the computer, Windows may use the device as if it has an English 101/102 keyboard layout
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With this Microsoft Fixit (Windows Vista Only)

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read more at the full KB article (KB927824) including how to fix for Windows 7 and Windows XP systems

Windows may not use the correct keyboard layout when you connect a USB keyboard to the computer

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