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  #21  
Old January 17th 08, 11:32 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
Mike M
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buzzymum wrote:

Thank you for this. my husband is away on business and this happened
to his keyboard, and finding this searched helped him get it back to
norma, thank you very much. I will look here for help next time as
well. thank you.


I'm glad to have been able to help.
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Mike Maltby



  #22  
Old March 16th 08, 11:36 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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"noorjabal" wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was on -
which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also tried
systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not sure if I was
using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside down
from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or anything
else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.

  #23  
Old May 12th 08, 03:24 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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"noorjabal" wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was on -
which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also tried
systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not sure if I was
using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside down
from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or anything
else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.


  #24  
Old May 23rd 08, 07:32 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
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Thank you so much. ... Thank you sooooo much. !!!

"Mike M" wrote:

For Intel Extreme graphics the key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow to
return to normal view.

If the system is using an ATI graphics card is it possible that Hotkeys
are enabled and that these have been used to rotate the display. You
access the ATI control centre where this is configured by right clicking
on the desktop and selecting Catalyst Control Centre. You would then be
able to see the key combinations used.

I suspect that nVidia graphics might have a similar option.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was
on - which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also
tried systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not
sure if I was using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside
down from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or
anything else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to
cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.


  #25  
Old August 3rd 08, 11:44 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
thank you it was very good its worked.
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"noorjabal" wrote:

Dear Mike and Everyone,

Here is a full list of keys that somebody on another website sent me for
screen orientation problems, in case it's ever useful.

"Ctrl-Alt-Up - right side up

Ctrl-Alt-Right - 90 degrees

Ctrl-Alt-Down - 180 degrees

Ctrl-Alt-Left - 270 degrees

If that doesn’t work, try Ctrl-Shift-R"

I haven't tempted fate by trying any except the first, which resolved my
problem.

Best,

Claire




"Mike M" wrote:

Noorjabal,

Thanks for posting back and letting us all know that you've now fixed your
upside down display problem and how you did this. Hopefully this will
help others experiencing the same problem.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows




noorjabal wrote:

Thank you, Mike. Control Alt Up-Arrow brought me back to normal. Best,
Noorjabal




"Mike M" wrote:

Noorjabal,

Thanks for posting back and letting us all know that you've now fixed your
upside down display problem and how you did this. Hopefully this will
help anyone else experiencing the same problem.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

Thank you, Mike. Control Alt Up-Arrow brought me back to normal. Best,
Noorjabal



  #26  
Old September 1st 08, 02:43 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
d.robinson21
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this info was very happy the same thing happen to me but only it was my kids.
I had to read everything upside down for a while but this was very helpful
thanks

"Mike M" wrote:

For Intel Extreme graphics the key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow to
return to normal view.

If the system is using an ATI graphics card is it possible that Hotkeys
are enabled and that these have been used to rotate the display. You
access the ATI control centre where this is configured by right clicking
on the desktop and selecting Catalyst Control Centre. You would then be
able to see the key combinations used.

I suspect that nVidia graphics might have a similar option.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was
on - which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also
tried systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not
sure if I was using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside
down from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or
anything else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to
cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.


  #27  
Old October 20th 08, 12:56 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
ssantana153
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I have tried to use ctrl-alt-up, ctrl-alt-down, and ctrl-alt-r and nothing is
happening with my computer. My 5 year old son put the computer screen upside
down so I'm not sure how to get out of it. But those suggestions are not
working for me. Does the computer have to be on a particular screen for those
solutions to work?

"noorjabal" wrote:

Dear Mike and Everyone,

Here is a full list of keys that somebody on another website sent me for
screen orientation problems, in case it's ever useful.

"Ctrl-Alt-Up - right side up

Ctrl-Alt-Right - 90 degrees

Ctrl-Alt-Down - 180 degrees

Ctrl-Alt-Left - 270 degrees

If that doesn’t work, try Ctrl-Shift-R"

I haven't tempted fate by trying any except the first, which resolved my
problem.

Best,

Claire




"Mike M" wrote:

Noorjabal,

Thanks for posting back and letting us all know that you've now fixed your
upside down display problem and how you did this. Hopefully this will
help others experiencing the same problem.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows




noorjabal wrote:

Thank you, Mike. Control Alt Up-Arrow brought me back to normal. Best,
Noorjabal




"Mike M" wrote:

Noorjabal,

Thanks for posting back and letting us all know that you've now fixed your
upside down display problem and how you did this. Hopefully this will
help anyone else experiencing the same problem.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

Thank you, Mike. Control Alt Up-Arrow brought me back to normal. Best,
Noorjabal



  #28  
Old October 22nd 08, 06:08 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
Hawkecho
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Thank you, thank you, thank you! My niece hit the keyboard and turned the
screen orientation 90 degrees but now it's back to normal.


"Mike M" wrote:

For Intel Extreme graphics the key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow to
return to normal view.

If the system is using an ATI graphics card is it possible that Hotkeys
are enabled and that these have been used to rotate the display. You
access the ATI control centre where this is configured by right clicking
on the desktop and selecting Catalyst Control Centre. You would then be
able to see the key combinations used.

I suspect that nVidia graphics might have a similar option.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows

  #29  
Old December 3rd 08, 03:44 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
ms workalot
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Thank you Mike- the ctrl alt up arrow absolutely worked- I love you!!!
thanks again-

"noorjabal" wrote:

Thank you, Mike. Control Alt Up-Arrow brought me back to normal. Best,
Noorjabal

"Mike M" wrote:

For Intel Extreme graphics the key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow to
return to normal view.

If the system is using an ATI graphics card is it possible that Hotkeys
are enabled and that these have been used to rotate the display. You
access the ATI control centre where this is configured by right clicking
on the desktop and selecting Catalyst Control Centre. You would then be
able to see the key combinations used.

I suspect that nVidia graphics might have a similar option.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was
on - which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also
tried systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not
sure if I was using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside
down from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or
anything else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to
cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.


  #30  
Old January 18th 09, 01:55 AM posted to microsoft.public.windowsme.display
Bob O
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"Mike M" wrote:

For Intel Extreme graphics the key combination is Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow to
return to normal view.

If the system is using an ATI graphics card is it possible that Hotkeys
are enabled and that these have been used to rotate the display. You
access the ATI control centre where this is configured by right clicking
on the desktop and selecting Catalyst Control Centre. You would then be
able to see the key combinations used.

I suspect that nVidia graphics might have a similar option.
--
Mike Maltby
MS-MVP Windows



noorjabal wrote:

My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was
on - which turned the contents of the screen upside down!

Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also
tried systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not
sure if I was using it correctly.

All the start-up data is the right way up, but everything goes upside
down from Windows "Welcome" onwards.

Can you suggest any key combination that might fix the problem? Or
anything else? What combination of keys might the cat have pressed to
cause this?

Any answers, tips or ideas would be much appreciated.


 




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