Display upside down??!!

By Mez ยท 5 replies
Feb 27, 2007
  1. Hi,
    Can anyone assist on a problem a friend of mine has??
    She has just mailed me to say her laptop display is upside down. Not sure what she has done or what she needs to do to resolve.
    Any help and advice would be very much appreciated.
    Thanks in advance
  2. sc0rchedst0rm

    sc0rchedst0rm TS Rookie

    Tell her to try pressing CTRL, ALT and the Up Arrow keys simultaneously. That will fix it if its a GMA 950 powered laptop.

    Edit- Well, thats a general statement but those are the default hotkeys for display rotation that come with the GMA 950 Drivers. If it doesn't do anything, next port of call is Control Panel, and look for the graphics settings. Rotation should be controllable from there, and that will apply to most all graphics cards.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Hello and welcome to Techspot.

    Tell your friend to try holding down the CTRL, ALT and UP (arrow) keys to see if that works.

    Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
  4. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Also if she has a nVidia videocard then go to the nVidia control panel and you could turn the display like that, she probably was playing with it and accedently turned the display ;)
  5. Mez

    Mez TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Tha ctr alt up worked for her. Thanks for the help. she now thinks I am a genius. I'll be sure to pass on the tryth to her though.
    Thanks again.
  6. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Nice Mez, if you have any other computer problems you know where to ask! :D
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