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Help with monitor

by wrightjems / December 12, 2010 11:49 PM PST

I am not a computer geek, nor my wife! Last night she did something to make the image on our monitor turn 45 degrees. How do I get it to go back to normal? I tried ctrl alt and arrows but no luck!

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Not Much Information There..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 13, 2010 1:39 AM PST
In reply to: Help with monitor

It would sure help if you could tell us more about your computer.. The operating system, laptop or desktop? Make and model? etc.

In the meantime, rotating the monitor display is done from within the graphics console options. As you described, sometimes, you can press the Ctrl+Alt+ "up arrow key" as a shortcut key to the process..

There may also be a graphics icon in your lower right corner system tray.. If that's the case, check the "Rotation settings" by RIGHT clicking on the icon. Choose the "No rotation" or "0 degrees" option if they are there..

If neither of the above help, then open the Control Panel, double click on the graphics icon (for example, Nvidia has an "nVidia Control Panel"), then select the "Rotate Display" options.

Hope this helps.


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Thank you
by wrightjems / December 13, 2010 3:15 AM PST

Sorry, ,computer is a Dell, monitor is a gateway, operating system is windows xp, desk top not sure the model. It is a home pc fairly old. I think it is like an inspiration of something like that. I will try what you suggest. Thank you. I toyed around with it last night but I use a computer not sure how to work on them! Basics only!

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On some you can ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 13, 2010 7:11 AM PST
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simply right click on the desktop and the context menu has an option for rotating the menu.

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