I was looking a laptops for a friend and he didn’t want the bilingual keyboards found that seem to be everywhere in Canada’s big-box stores. Personally, I can’t stand them either – the half-size left shift key that always has me typing back slashes, the vertical enter key, not to mention the “mess” of symbols on the key caps themselves.
I even asked Lenovo if you could get the unilingual keyboard as an option. We are right next to the U.S. which generally has unilingual keyboards but noooooo you can’t get one! Toshiba won’t even sell you the unilingual one as an aftersales item.
Arrgggg!!!! Looks like you are stuck with Apple or something like a Dell XPS.