Sunday, December 30, 2007

When Your Monitor Display Turns Upside Down

I received a call from my friend today morning and he said "display of my monitor is upside down". All the application windows on his monitor were upside down. Accidentally he change few display settings which caused this problem.

Monitor Display Upside down

When you also encounter such problem, here are the simple steps which you need to follow to restore normal display

  1. Locate the system tray (display area next to time on task bar) icon "Inter Graphics Media Accelerator Driver"
  2. Right click on the icon and choose the option Graphics Options-->Rotation-->Normal

Menu option to change display orientation

5 Comments:

Kerri said...

That's what happens when you turn your back on your 2 year old for a second. Thank you!

Anonymous said...

I think you can also use keys somthing like the up arrow key while pressing ctrl , shift or space ( i cant remember which one)

PCZero said...

Ctrl-Alt-Up Arrow is the key sequence you are looking for.

Anonymous said...

The key sequence you are looking for is Ctrl-Alt-Up Arrow.

Deborah from Creative Gift Ideas said...

So glad you were able to help her with that. I'm copying that code for future use!