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You May be Able to Rotate the Screen Using Keystrokes Depending on Your Computer

Summary: Many computers are shipped with the Intel Graphics adapter, which may allow you to rotate the screen using keystrokes.

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Symptoms

The Intel Graphics utility is used to Enable or Disable the keystrokes to rotate the screen.

The options available to rotate the screen varies, and may not be supported.

Cause

To determine what options are available and how to enable them, perform the following steps.

Resolution

Depending on which processor generation that is in your computer determines what Intel Graphics utility is installed on your computer.

  • For computers with a 5th Generation Intel® Core Processors or older, the Intel Graphics Control Panel is used.
  • For computers with a 6th Generation Intel® Core Processors and newer, the Intel Graphics Control Panel has been removed and has been replaced with the Intel Graphics Command Center.

 

Not sure what processor generation is in your computer? See Intel Knowledge base article How to Find the Generation of Intel® Core™ Processors. External Link

For more information, see Intel Knowledge base article How to Install the Intel® Graphics Command Center. External Link

Pick the corresponding program from the list.

  1. Intel Graphics Command Center
  2. Intel Graphics Control Panel

1. Intel Graphics Command Center

  1. Press and hold the Windows (Windows Button) key, and then press the q key.

  2. In the Search box, type intel.

  3. Select Intel® Graphics Command Center in the list of programs.

  4. Select System.

  5. Ensure you are on the Hotkeys tab.

  6. Select to Enable or Disable the Hotkeys function.

  7. Using the drop-down menu select if you want to use Ctrl + Alt, or Ctrl + Shift for the Screen Rotation Hotkey you want to use.

  8. Close the Graphics Command Center.

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2. Intel Graphics Control Panel

To disable this feature in the Intel Graphics Control Panel may require you to try a couple of options to open the software depending on the version installed.

  • Option one:
    1. Press and hold the Windows (Windows Button) key, and then press the q key.

    2. In the Search box, type intel.

    3. Touch or click Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel in the list of programs and continue to step A.

  • Option two:
    1. On an empty section of the desktop screen right-click, and then select Intel® Graphics Settings and continue to step A.
  1. When the control panel opens, select the Option and Support option.

  2. Select the Hot Key Manager tab.

  3. From this page, you can assign key stokes to enact the available options or Disable all Hot Keys.

  4. Click Apply, or OK, and then Yes if the confirmation appears.

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Last Published Date

20 Apr 2022

Version

7

Article Type

Solution