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Jowiep
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Registered: ‎09-05-2010
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My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

I don't know what my cat did, but I would appreciate any help I can get.  It's hard on the old neck trying to look at every thing sideways.  I have an hp Pavillion dv6 if that helps.  Thank you!!

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Jtom
Posts: 147
Registered: ‎04-17-2010
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Re: My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

Go into your gpu control screen and see if rotating the screen helps.

 

For me, I go into "Control Panel", then click on "Nvidia Control Panel".  On the left there are numerous choices, one of which is "Rotate Display".

 

I am not sure what gpu you have, but you should have something similar.

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alt_164
Posts: 344
Registered: ‎07-21-2010
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Re: My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

Press and hold down Alt and Ctrl then tap the Up arrow key.

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Cyclops
Posts: 2,317
Registered: ‎11-18-2008
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Re: My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

If you have intel graphics card...here is the key combo...

  

  • Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow for Rotate To 270 Degrees
  • Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow for  Rotate To 180 Degrees
  • Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow for  Rotate To 90 Degrees
  • Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow for Rotate To Normal
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CherylG
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Re: My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

If are confused by all the answers that apply to different graphics models and you aren't sure which graphics you have_ for definitive answer post your full model number Locating Model Number

 


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Cyclops
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Re: My screen went sideways... due to my cat...

@ CherylG - as kudos is not working, so Kudos!  :smileyvery-happy:

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