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No matter how much i press the squiggle (tilde) it wont come up and im frustrated

If you're using windows Vista, especially on a laptop, you may need to disable the infrared device. Go into the device manager (from the control panel) and disable Microsoft eHome Infrared Receiver or any other IR devices that you find in there. AnaxagorasZ 21:22, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

It depends on your region, that is, your keyboard settings, too. I'm in the UK and console for me is the key to the left of the number 1, below Esc. That's where tilde is on American keyboards. Failing all else, you could try changing the key for the console in the settings menu, if there's the option for it. 01:07, 23 July 2009 (UTC)