windows 7,dell inspiron laptop.a cat walk on my keyboard, screen rotated 90 degrees ,i don't know how to correct,please help!!! RRS feed

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  • windows 7 system, dell inspiron laptop,6 months ago a cat walked across keypad, screen instantly rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise i've tried for months to find a way to correct this thru control panel with out success,i am NOT computer savvy in any way. For the last 6 months i've had to stand it on its side to read the screen. this has become very aggravating and frustrating. PLEASE HELP !!! with an answer a computer idiot can process to correct this. I'm retired on a fixed income and can't afford to take it in to pro's
    Friday, October 11, 2019 1:01 AM

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  • Hi jim lobbes,

    We can rotate screen by pressing [Ctrl] + [Alt] + arrow key.
    [Ctrl] + [Alt] means pressing [Ctrl] key and [Alt] key at the same time. And press arrow key while doing this.
    Please try.

    for further reading, refer to this article: How to Rotate Your Screen With Hotkeys


    Ashidacchi --

    • Edited by Ashidacchi Saturday, October 12, 2019 4:08 PM
    Saturday, October 12, 2019 4:06 PM