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I want to use my HP Mini as an eBook reader, but I would like to hold it like a book and rotate the screen. Ctrl + Alt + Arrow Keys does not work on this model.

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EeeRotate - A tiny program to rotate your screen and touchpad at the same time. Especially designed for EeePC but should work with all computers.

Ctrl + Alt + Right: rotate screen and touchpad by 270 degrees

Ctrl + Alt + Up: back to normal

EeeRotate is freeware and portable, no installation required.

p.s.: this works like a charm with my HP mini, the touchpad rotation is a real blessing.

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Thank you. This is perfect. I tried irotate, but it didn't rotate the trackpad, which got annoying. – Nathan L. Nov 20 '09 at 3:00

Try a screen rotation utility, such as iRotate.

Your video driver must have the required capacity for this (but most now do).

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You'll want to install the graphics card control panel, you can generally get these bundled with the drivers from whoever your card/chipset's manufacturer is' website.

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Unfortunately, It's already installed and does not offer this feature. – Nathan L. Nov 27 '09 at 19:49
oh! How very odd! What sort of card is it? – Phoshi Nov 27 '09 at 20:09

If you are using Intel Graphics you would need to enable hotkeys from the Intel dropdown menu when right-clicking the desktop.

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