84-key keyboard support for special character set (code page)

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Summary
To use the Hungarian, Czech, Slovakian, or Norwegiankeyboard support function of MS-DOS version 5.0, you must load thecorrect character set (code page) and use a 101-key keyboard.

Hungarian, Czech, Slovakian, and Norwegian keyboardsare not supported with a standard 84-key keyboard.
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For example, when using the Hungarian character set (code page), thefollowing statement is valid only for 101-key keyboards:
   keyb hu,,[drive]:[directory path]\keyboard.sys				
(Where [drive]:[directory path] is the location of KEYBOARD.SYS.)

When using an 84-key keyboard, the keyboard will default back tothe English character set (code page).

The following keyboard codes require the correct character set (codepage) and a 101-key keyboard:
                             Keyboard   Country                   Code   --------------            --------   Czech Republic            CZ   Slovakia                  SL   Norway                    NO				
5.00 keyb keyboard Nlsfunc
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Article ID: 77450 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 12:07:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft MS-DOS 5.0 Standard Edition

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