Backslash key types # instead \ If you’ve newly purchased the Hp pavilion x360 or have own this device and your keyboard does not map in the right way, here is a solution for you.
I purchase the HP Pavilion x360 and so excited to get my hands busy with php code, only to see that my keyboard keys are a complete mess.
I tried to access the backslash key (\) and I got a hash # instead, I tried to press the @ symbol accessible via using Shift + 2 but instead, I got the double quote (“). Okay enough talking so how do I resolve this keyboard issue.
After 10 minutes of surfing the net and opening up a ticket on the hp support page, I was able to figure it all out.
Solution Hp Pavilion x360 Backslash key returns # Key Remap
The solution to this issue is to choose the right keyboard language and layout.
How to change keyboard layout on windows 10
Step 1: Left click on “Start (button)”
Step 2: Left click on “Start (list)” in “Start”
Step 3: left click on “Speech, region, date (text)” in “Settings”
Step 4: Mouse wheel down on “Settings (window)” in “Settings”
Step 5: Left click on “Language (text)” in “Settings”
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Step 6: Mouse wheel down on “Settings (window)” in “Settings”
Step 7: Left click on “English (United Kingdom) (text)” in “Settings”
Step 9: User mouse wheel down on “Preferred languages (text)” in “Settings”
Step 10: Left click on “English (United Kingdom)
Step 11: Left click on “Options (button)” in “Settings”
Step 13: Left click on “Add a keyboard (button)” in “Settings”
Step 16: Left click on “United States-International (list item)” in “Settings”
Step 18: Left click on “United Kingdom QWERTY (list item)” in “Settings”
Step 19: Left click on “Remove (button)” in “Settings”
What we have done in the steps provided above is to add another keyboard layout and also remove the one that was there and causing us problems.
When picking a keyboard layout, be sure the pick one that matches your country and region.
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