Windows 10 Keyboard settings task bar

Get rid of the É instead of question mark for Windows 10

Get Rid of É on Keyboard

Find yourself typing away and go to hit the Question Mark and have É instead?

  • press CTRL+SHIFT (press CTRL first and while holding press SHIFT, sometimes you have to do it twice in a row to disable.)

ALSO SEE: Get rid of the É instead of question mark

Update for Windows 10

There are two ways to find the keyboard settings in Windows 10.

  1. check your Task Bar at the bottom of your screen (look for ENG)|:
    • Windows 10 Keyboard settings task bar
    • Update your keyboard by clicking the appropriate language
  2. Go to the Settings to find keyboard settings (to find Settings – simply click the Windows logo and start typing ‘settings‘ or click on the small Gear Icon in the start menu)
    1. Click on the Devices menu
      1. Windows 10 Keyboard settings
    2. Scroll down and select Typing
      1. Windows 10 Keyboard settings
    3. Scroll down to Advanced Settings
      1. Windows 10 Keyboard settings
    4. Select the drop-down menu and choose the appropriate language
      1. Windows 10 Keyboard settings

Update your keyboard as required. This should prevent unwanted characters from showing up.

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5 Comments

  1. Hi Patrick,
    I tried all of your suggestions for windows 10, but it does not seem to work.
    Typing
    Advanced keyboard settings
    English (Canada) -US
    Go back (since there is no ÈsaveÈ or ÈOKÈ button
    Language seems changed but I still get the same È character. Please help!

  2. Hi, I’m using Windows through parallels on my Mac. When I’m on windows the / becomes an e. I tried everything you suggested but nothing has changed. Is there anything else you could suggest my trying?

  3. I went into the typing settings but unfortunately there is no advanced settings button on my computer. But still this was quite helpful!

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