How to Move the Screen on a Laptop

Manufacturers design laptops for mobility and flexibility. The same design standards apply to the liquid crystal display (LCD) screen. Most laptop screens have more width than height, but a user may have a greater need for a higher screen. For example, if a user is looking at a spreadsheet, she can view more data if screen has a "taller" orientation. If you use the Windows 7 operating system with Intel graphics, you might be able to move the screen on your laptop.

Adjust the orientation of the screen.

Step 1

Right-click on the Windows desktop. Select "Graphics Properties" from the menu.

Step 2

Click the "Display" tab in the "Intel Graphics and Media Control Panel" dialog box. Click "General" settings.

Step 3

Click the drop-down menu next to "Rotation." Choose 90, 180 or 270 degrees rotation.

Step 4

Click "Apply" and "OK."


Alternatively, attach a second monitor or TV to the laptop and extend the Windows desktop display.

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