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I'm trying to use LogMeIn on a Mac to work remotely with a PC host. However, when I press @ on my Mac keyboard, it somehow translates to " on the PC host. What could cause this?

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What happens if you type "? –  mikeTheLiar Mar 28 '13 at 13:34

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Many keyboard layouts are different for Macs and PCs. For example shift+2 is " on the PC UK layout and @ on the Mac UK layout.

If you meant to use some other layout on Windows, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/258824.

http://kb.parallels.com/en/113541 linked to this Mac UK layout for Windows.

You could also use KeyRemap4MacBook:

<only>VIRTUALMACHINE</only>
<autogen>__KeyToKey__ KeyCode::KEY_2, VK_SHIFT | ModifierFlag::NONE, KeyCode::QUOTE, ModifierFlag::SHIFT_L</autogen>

See the source for the key code values and predefined settings.

Another option might be to switch to the US layout. It has all ASCII characters in the same positions on Mac and Windows.

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