Wrong keyboard layout Windows Server 2019

Discussion in 'Parallels Client for Mac' started by MartijnR1, Feb 22, 2021.

  1. MartijnR1

    MartijnR1 Bit Poster

    I am using Parallels Client V18.0.0 connecting to Windows Server 2019.
    I have a Dutch MacBook.

    Whenever I type for example a ; i get an < on the remote machine. This makes working on it impossible.
    If I change the layout of the keyboard on the Windows machine to Dutch or Us or whatever it does not seem to change anyhting.

    What can I do?
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  2. BenjaminM6

    BenjaminM6 Bit Poster

    Users have been reporting this issue since the Big Sur update, but I see no sign that the developers are working on a solution.
    I've had multiple email conversations with support on this, but they stopped responding months ago.

    It really is impossible to work with a US keyboard layout when the keyboard you're using isn't US. I would really like to go back to using Parallels Client, but for now I have to settle for Microsoft Remote Desktop, which at least understands what keyboard I'm using.
  3. MartijnR1

    MartijnR1 Bit Poster

    I actually got it working by contacting support of paperspace (where the machine was that I am using):

    Hi Martijn,

    We support only two keyboard layouts, they're US-QWERTY and DE-German. If you're using another layout, your keys will not coincide. It's best to set the keyboard layout to US on the mac when you're working on the VM.

    Kind regards,
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  4. EnricoD2

    EnricoD2 Bit Poster

    ... so basically the answer is "that's it. US or DE keyboard layout only"... ?
    I have the same problem on my macboook with IT-QWERTY layout... :(

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