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Ask a question Nioce21 12Posts Thursday September 18, 2008Registration date June 11, 2009 Last seen - Last answered on Nov 1, 2012 at 04:07 AM
Hey there,

I'm having an acute problem concerning my monitor. The display has turned upside down and I don't know how to set it the right way. Can you please help me coz it's very disturbing!

Hope to hear from you soon...
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Hi,
No need to worry, this is a minor disturbance. All you have to do is as follows:
Press and hold "alt" + "ctrl" buttons and at the same time press the navigation keys. The screen display will rotate. Repeat the step until the correct position is obtained.
pakro- Jul 3, 2010 at 10:16 PM
it really worked...thanks dude.
shannon- Jul 7, 2010 at 09:42 AM
its not working its just making the page go up and down?
ARob- Aug 3, 2010 at 12:11 AM
this man is genius.... it worked!!!!!!
nickorizon- Oct 25, 2012 at 08:22 AM
this is the most horrible "Feature" ever invented
Ibrasaleh- Nov 1, 2012 at 04:07 AM
It's Wonderful stuff, and it's work good,,,,thanks.......
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ctrl + alt + the up arrow
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right click on desktop, graphics options,rotation, click normal, this will fix it Very helpful. It worked great
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You can also (if using XP) click CTRL+ALT+ARROW KEY. ..
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Yea my kids played with my laptop and somehow flipped the screen too funny. Easy fix once I googled it....
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thanks for the advice it worked like a charm, in my case I simply needed to hold ctl and alt at the same time clicked the up arrow and the desktop flipped right side up
evan- Jun 4, 2010 at 08:04 PM
what if it wont do it
Andres- Jun 8, 2010 at 08:36 PM
It works. Thank you so much
alienjoe211- Jun 18, 2010 at 11:21 AM
Thank God someone else commented on this!
I don't know what that first guy said, but the ctl & alt keys did it.

Thanks to you as well!
ARob- Aug 3, 2010 at 12:10 AM
it really works
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thanks we fixed after a few hours
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I'd like to add my name to the list of satisfied customers. A colleague of mine had the same problem just now, and Ctrl-Alt-uparrow did the trick.

Many thanks all
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Hit Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow
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My friend's computer had the display turned upside down by her 2 year old son. Your suggestion of ctl+Alt+arrows worked. Thanks so much, I could not find the answer in the Dell troubleshoot guide!!!
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quality mate, it worked!. do you know I i can purposely turn my screen upside down so I can stop my kids of using my laptop?
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Just hit Ctrl + Alt Up it will be ok oop it helps
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Put your fingers on the Ctrl and Alt and press the up key bottom
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on some computers u can use ctrl shift up to revert back to normal try that...
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i press ctrl alt and the the arrow keys (only if u have XP)
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Wow that was freaky - thanks dudes
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I have Windows Vista and this worked like a charm- I lost sleep over this last night! Thank you!!!!
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This just happened to me and I used a combination of these answers to solve it. Just right click on the desktop and then select "Graphic Options." One of your choices with Vista will be "Hot Keys." Just Disable it and you'll be fine. Who wants this as an option anyway?!
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I'd like to add my name to the list of satisfied customers. A friend of mine had the same problem just now, and Ctrl-Alt-uparrow did the trick.

I wish all techie problems were this easy to fix...
jeannie b- Jun 9, 2010 at 07:04 PM
thanks this has just worked for me thanks again
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You rock!! My kids managed to pull this one off this time I was so lost.
Lucie- Dec 11, 2009 at 07:29 PM
Thanks, my boy was playing a joke and went out for awhile. I had to google it and found this from you, was even able to fix it reading this upside down. lol......thanks so much!!!!!!!!
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