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Monitor screen displays sideways

For some unknown reason, my Gateway FPD 1950 Monitor is displyaing sideways. In order to view anything, we have to turn our heads to the right. Please help. How do we fix?

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If the screen is rotated then press
ctrl + alt + up arrow

your screen will be placed correctly

this is happened because sometime you might have pressed by mistake ctrl + alt + some arrow key .....

the hot key will be enabled defaultly so your screen got rotated


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You helped me to resolve this issue yesterday.
thank you.

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