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Can't change the orientation of the screen

My gateway m285-e isn't letting me change the orientation. it tells me to change the settings on the display menu in the control panel, but nothing works...

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By orientation i take it your screen is either upside down or sideways on?

If that's the case then hold down Ctrl and Alt and use the cursor/arrow keys to rotate the screen back to normal. This will no doubt be the cursor up key.


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Go to the control panel.
Open add or remove programs.
Uninstall ALL ATI software / graphic drivers.
Open Device Manager.
Uninstall ATI Mobility Radeon X1400.
Reboot system.
When the systems boots up allow the drivers to install automaticlly from windows update.
Reboot system.
Now your tablet button for orientation will work.

Brought to you by Chris the Service Manager at Que Computers Mankato.

Posted on Feb 28, 2012

  • joebra Sep 28, 2012

    SP3 is why the orientation stops working. Does your solution solve that without uninstalling SP3?


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