Please perform the following steps on your computer. You must have Administrator priviledges for these changes to be possible and take effect.

1) Click on "Start" button and then maneuver your cursor towards "Settings" and then "Control Panel." Click once on "Control Panel"

2) Double-click on the "Keyboard" icon. This will open the "Keyboard Properties" window.

3) Go to the "Input Locales" tab. Select the "English" Input Language and then click on the "Properties" button.

4) Scroll down the drop down menu until you find "United States-International." Select it and click on the "OK" button.

5) Click on the "Apply" button of the "Keyboard Properties" window and restart your computer. You are done and ready to type with accented characters in Word, Explorer, Netscape, etc.!