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In OS X when I press / it comes out as - and when I press ; it comes out as ö.

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Sounds like you have your locale set wrong. Should be somewhere in the system settings. –  Fake Name Jul 6 '10 at 7:19
Looks like a german keyboard layout. –  Jens Jul 6 '10 at 9:13
Also, Finnish, Icelandic, Swedish. –  Chris Johnsen Jul 6 '10 at 23:16

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If the input source is in the wrong language then you ca change it by

1) In the menu bar there might be a flag denoting the language - click on it and it will give a list of ative input sources.

2) Otherwise open System Preferences and go to Language&Text->Input Sources and choose your language

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