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After you restart a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, the desktop is displayed upside down.
To resolve this problem, change the settings on your graphics card so that the desktop reverts to its standard appearance. To do this, follow these steps.
Note The following steps are designed for an Intel graphics card. These steps may be different for a graphics card from another manufacturer. For more information, see the documentation for your graphics card.
This problem may also be caused by a virus that is named "joke_flipped." If the procedure in the "Resolution" section does not work, visit the following Trend Micro Web site, and then follow the instructions to perform a virus scan:
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