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The monitors orientation is askewed how can I return the viewing area to its default setting?

There is an LG 1911 monitor where the screen orientation has been changed accidentally from horizontal to vertical. How will I go about changing it back to its default setting?

Elton Brown
Elton Brown
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Gregory MillerGeneral ManagerCommented:
Right click on the desktop and choose Screen Resolution.
Change the Orientation to what ever you need.
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Control Panel
Change Display Settings

You will see something like this:
Change Display SettingsClick the Orientation drop-down and select Landscape (it is likely Portrait now). Regards, Joe
Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
I forgot to say that the OS is XP, sorry.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Well, you could still do Control Panel> Display and then click the Settings tab and then Advanced. You'll likely see a tab for whatever graphics adapter you have. Click that and look for the orientation setting (portrait/landscape), which should be in there. Another approach is to right-click on an empty spot on the desktop and you should see a context menu like this:
XP desktop context menuDepending on what graphics adapter you have, the Graphics Options fly-out may give you an orientation choice, but if not, click Graphics Properties and follow the screens until you find the orientation option. Regards, Joe
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Btw, the Orientation may also be called Rotation. Here's what the Graphics Option fly-out looks like on one of my XP systems:
graphics options rotation xpAnd here it is on a W7 system:
graphics options rotation w7Regards, Joe
you can also use the CTRL +ALT pressed, and use the arrow keys !
Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
Thanks Joe!!!
Have a great holiday season!
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're welcome! And a great holiday season to you, too!
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