If you need to type in French with accents on a regular basis, then the most efficient and productive option is to use a Solidtek French Keyboard.
Note: This keyboard has the AZERTY key layout not the QWERTY key layout.
Membrane Key Switches (soft touch and silent)
Print: White French Characters
Compatible with Windows 98, 2K, ME, XP, Vista and Windows 7
Dimensions 17.75 inches x 7.4 inches x 1.69 inches
Cord Length: 66 inches
Disclaimer: Please verify that you have language support for this keyboard prior to purchasing. If your language is not supported by Microsoft Windows you must provide other language software and verify the keyboard character layout to assure compatibility prior to purchase.