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Hi I might have touched something in the keyboard and now I cant access the @ symbol by using the shift and f2

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Hey there! @Massiel1234,


Were there any recent windows update on the PC?


Have you tried checking with an external keyboard? Does the issue persist?


Please share the product number of the PC to assist you better.


This happens because 
1. Either you keyboard was supposed to US but is UK 
2. It was supposed to be UK but is US 

You should do following - 

Right click on Windows Start > Windows Powershell (Admin) 
Copy and paste below and Enter in Powershell (en-GB for UK, Replace en-GB with en-US for US Keyboard) 
Set-WinUserLanguageList en-GB 


Try the steps recommended below.


Turn off the computer and then restart it.
Press the Esc key repeatedly to see if a startup menu opens.
If a setup menu does not open, the integrated keyboard hardware is not working. The integrated keyboard in the notebook should be serviced or replaced. To continue using the notebook, connect a USB-wired keyboard to a USB port and restart the computer.
If a setup menu opens, use the arrow keys to navigate the menus. If these keys are working in the startup menu, but then fail when Windows loads, the problems might be related to the keyboard software.
Restart the computer.
In Device Manager, uninstall and reinstall the keyboard software:
In Windows, search for and open Device Manager.
Click View and select Show Hidden Devices.
Click the arrow next to Keyboards, right-click the keyboard device name, then select Uninstall to remove the device from Windows.
Continue removing device names in the Keyboards category until all device names have been uninstalled.
Restart the notebook. Right-click Start (), select Shut down or sign out, then select Restart.
Wait for the computer to restart and open Windows.


Also, Turn off Filter Keys


Filter Keys is a feature that is designed to ignore brief or repeated keystrokes, and according to users, this feature is turned on by default on their laptops, and that’s what’s causing the keyboard issue.


Go to Control Panel and open Ease of Access Center.
Scroll down and select Make the keyboard easier to use option.
Scroll down and locate Filter Keys option. Make sure that Turn on Filter Keys option is not checked.
After turning off this option, click Apply and OK to save changes.

Refer this article to know more information about keyboard issues with the PC. Click Here


Let me know if this helps!
Have a great day! 


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