Unable To Type Correct Keys When Keyboard Connect Via Bluetooth

Jul 25, 2010

just purchased a dock and wifi keyboard for my 64gb ipad today. the apple wifi keyboard didn't give any hassles when connecting via bluetooth but it doesn't type the correct keys. for instance, the q and the a are reversed, and i can't for the life of me get it to enter @, which means this thing is unusable. purchased the ipad, dock, and keyboard from best buy whom i despise and am worried they'll give me a runaround when i attempt to return the keyboard. can't wait for apple to build a store in south bend / mishawaka. Information:
Mac Mini Mac OS X (10.6.4) 2.5ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4gb 667mhz DDR2 SDRAM, 500gb 7200rpm hd w/ 16mb cache.


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It will just sit there forever.... now watch the iPad screen carefully and hit the enter button on the keyboard. You will see a message box pop up that tells you the pairing code that it had expected you to type in.... even though it never poped up. It goes away too fast and you just get an error.

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