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16-Jul-2012, 05:55 AM #1
Dell Screen Squoo wif
Hi guys need help this is a new one on me! Sister dropped her keyboad and now the her icons and task bar are all side wards It seem as though that someone has turned everything on its side. any one has any ideas.

Its a dell PC

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16-Jul-2012, 06:28 AM #2
you can turn the screen on some PCs

you need to use one of the arrow keys

Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Up > will rotate your screen up
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Down > will rotate your screen down
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Right > will rotate your screen right
Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Left > will rotate your screen left
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16-Jul-2012, 03:45 PM #3
Thanks Etaf. I managed to get that sorted, and now every time I restart it the task bar increase in to half the size of the screen. I have tried locking the task bar but the task bar refuses to stay atthe size that i want it it end up half way up the screen. any ideas on how to correct it.

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16-Jul-2012, 03:49 PM #4
this is on xp - correct
as you move up the task bar and onto the desktop the mouse pointer should change > to a double headed arrow - when it does > left click and then drag down
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16-Jul-2012, 04:38 PM #5
yeh. i know that, which I did then on restarting windows all the Icons come up and so did the the task bar ('Yes it is XP') does the same again.

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17-Jul-2012, 05:29 AM #6
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all the Icons come up
what does that mean ?

can you take a screen shot

so moving the taskbar down and locking works - but changes on a reboot

To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window ("Go Advanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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17-Jul-2012, 04:10 PM #7
A1. All of the icon appear on the desk top that is correct.

I wii take a screen shot and post either on Thursday or Friday, as the unit is at my sisters.
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22-Jul-2012, 09:04 AM #8
I went to my sisters on Friday, with the help of the 'Good Tech Guys ' it is now fixed - as I said its a Dell 3000 P4 with a 1/2 gb ram - Before I try upgrading it does anyone know how many ram slots there are. Instead of being screws in the back so that youn can inspect them, it has rivits I would like to know before I break the seals ....
So In A Nut shell I require info on.
The mobo and its ram capacity.
Speed of the Ram and cost.

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22-Jul-2012, 09:12 AM #9
may get a slight increase of performance with 1Gb of memory - are you running out of memory generally

if you scan here - it may tell you exactly what's possible
http://www.crucial.com/
use the scanner tool

documentation here
http://support.dell.com/support/edoc..._documentation

do you have a service tag number on a label on the PC
http://support.dell.com/support/topi...t?docid=267748

run http://www.piriform.com/speccy that should also provide some configuration information
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22-Jul-2012, 09:50 AM #10
efat: I will try the link the next time I'm over at my sisters so keep tuned.

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