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How do I type a British pound sign as my keyboard does not have this sign?
I have a report in an email which needs a British pound sign in a password to open it, but my keyboard does not have this sign. I suspect there is somewhere a list of signs I could choose from. How do I find it?
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You can probably even paste in password strings rather than typing them. That gives you a quick workaround.
Your keyboard may support British Pound signs, but you may need to change keyboard drivers. Pasting a password may be a quick method. Key combinations may work, certainly in some applications, but that is unlikely to help in a live password situation.
Just a thought.
I hope your system is password protected.
Choose passwords with care if for instance you use the recovery Console (advanced optional feature on XP but a life saver sometimes) make sure it has a password you can type from the keyboard, and take care with the characters use; maybe do not include a British Pound sign. (Other characters may be in unexpected positions also, or absent! )
Thank you, it worked