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On-Screen Keyboard Slash Key Mapping Does Not Work with Non-U.S. Keyboard Layout

This article was previously published under Q268612
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When you are using the On-Screen Keyboard tool with a non-U.S. keyboard layout (such as French), clicking the slash (/) character on the numeric keypad may generate an exclamation point (!).
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time      Version        Size    File name   ------------------------------------------------------   20/07/2000  03:12:42  5.0.2195.2103  186 KB  Osk.exe				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.
For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes

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Article ID: 268612 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 23:33:18 - Revision: 3.3

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server

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