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The keyboard has two keys that perform Windows-specific functions.



Windows logo key

Start button. Combinations with this key perform special functions. Below are a few examples: g + Tab (Activates next Taskbar button) g + E (Explores My Computer) ig + F (Finds a Document) g + M (Minimizes All) Shift + g + M (Undoes Minimize All) g + R (Displays the Run dialog box)

Application key (Fn-Application key)

Opens the application's context menu (same as right-click).

The Euro Symbol




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If your keyboard is in any of the following languages -- United StatesInternational, United Kingdom, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Swiss German, Swiss French, Czech, Belgian, Norwegian, Hungarian, Turkish, Swedish or Finnish -- you can type the Euro symbol on your keyboard.

Note: Important! (for US keyboard users): The keyboard type is set when you first set up Windows. For the Euro symbol to work, the keyboard type has to be set to United States-International.

To verify the keyboard type:

  1. Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel.
  2. Double-click on Keyboard.
  3. Click on the Language tab.
  4. Verify that the keyboard type used for "En English (United States)" is set to United States-International.
  5. If not, select and click on Properties; then select United StatesInternational and click on OK.
  6. Click on OK.

To type the Euro symbol:

  1. Locate the Euro symbol on your keyboard.
  2. Open a text editor or word processor.
  3. Hold Alt Gr and press the Euro symbol.

Note: The Alt Gr is only used together with the Euro symbol. Some fonts and software do not support the Euro symbol. Please refer to for more information.

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