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How do you turn the computer screen sideways?

by ayresanna / August 16, 2011 4:50 PM PDT

Probably the easiest trick in the book but how do you turn your computer screen sideways or upside down?? I've seen my friend do it to others by just clicking two buttons but I'm not sure which ones..

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by ZRMaster / August 16, 2011 7:34 PM PDT

You can rotate/flip your screen by accessing your video graphics adapter control center application.

If u have ATi series VGA then start ATi Catalyst Control Center and u will find there that option.

If u have Nvidia series VGA then start Nvidia Control Panel

these applications (control centers) have a tray icon on windows task bar ( on the right where the clock is) so u can access them quickly .. (some nvidia control centers can be accessed by right clicking on desktop and then clicking Nvidia control panel from that menu *its usually above NEW and under REFRESH option*)

When u find that options for rotating/flipping in control panel of your vga , you can even assign them with keyboard shortcuts...

Hope this helps...

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Screeen rotation
by pgc3 / August 17, 2011 12:25 AM PDT

Depends on OS but typically go to control panel, then display, should be under options advanced.

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Try this
by volvogirl / August 17, 2011 6:00 AM PDT
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