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Why is my monitor display upside down/flipped?

This can occur due to a glitch with a monitor driver, or some other display conflict.

To resolve this, hold CTRL+ALT and press the UP ARROW key on your keyboard. This also applies to a sideways display.
Note: This solution is not available on all computers, especially on when you have a non-Intel graphics card.

How to change display layout in Windows?

If the hotkeys above don't work, you can still change your screen's layout in Windows settings.

  1. Press the Windows key and type "display", then press Enter.

    The Settings > Display menu opens.

  2. Under Display orientation, select the Landscape.
  3. Select Keep changes.

How to change display layout when you have an Intel graphics card?

  1. Press the Windows key and type graphics command center, then press Enter.

    The Intel Graphics Command Center opens.

  2. On the System page, toggle the Enable System Hotkeys option to On.
  3. At this point, you may have to enable the Restart Apps Windows option. Follow the on-screen instructions if there are any.

You can now use the CTRL+ALT+UP ARROW hotkey to change screen layout to landscape.

Article last updated: 27 September, 2022