Touch input inverted on Windows 7 connected to secondary display

Applies to: Windows 7 Home PremiumWindows 7 ProfessionalWindows 7 Enterprise More

Symptoms


If you are using a touch-capable device with Windows 7 and a built-in display, and you connect it to a secondary display using HDMI and then rotate the mobile display, the touch input may become inverted – so if you touch near the top of the display, it may register as if you had touched near the bottom.

Cause


Microsoft is aware of this issue with Windows 7.

Resolution


Running the touch calibration may resolve the issue. For instructions on running the touch calibration, see this page.

More Information


The touch calibration may not resolve the issue. If it does not, please contact the manufacturer of your device.