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How to do a backslash in dos on boot to W8 install disk

  1. #11

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    Windows 8.1 x64 with 8.1 Update

    Quote Originally Posted by XweAponX View Post
    International, yah thats the problem - It has to be Qwerty, you probably have Dvorak.

    US international is for Touch Screens.

    I have three PC's and a Laptop, all have US International and QWERTY keyboards,
    US International also comes in a DVORAK config I think.



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  2. #12

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Ok that's all that matters. My Language was US English, but the Input Language was UK International, I found a bunch of US keyboards, the one I used was US Qwerty. It says "International for Touch Screens" on the International Entry, don't know if that has changed in 8.1
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  3. #13

    Quote Originally Posted by daniellouwrens View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by xunile View Post
    You can try holding down the "alt" key on your keyboard then pressing the "9" and "2" keys on the number pad. 92 is the ascii code for the backslash.
    Perfect, it worked, I did see that method on a Google search but it did not mention the Number Pad, so I tried the numbers on top of the keyboard which did not work.

    Thanks for your help.


    You're welcome.
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