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Sideways screen and wierd mouse pad??

So here's this odd problem...

I have a Dell Inspiron 1318 and this is actually two problems..

First one that the screen was sideways and i'm assuming 800x600 resolution which barely portrays half of the screen...sideways too.

I fixed the sideways with ctrl + Alt + up directional key

but the resolution is funky still, now this would be easily fixed except when i use the mousepad...

it only goes so far down...and so far to the right.

It stops at like the bottom toolbar [not allowing me to click start]

and stops about halfway in the screen going right, and alot of the stuff i click won't work...like it doesn't even know it's there kinda thing.

Please tell me what i can do to fix this...i already don't have internet on it so if i can't fix this there's no point.

My Computer


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My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS420
    6 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB
    Sound Card
    Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell SP2009W 20 inch Flat Panel w Webcam
    Hard Drives
    640 gb
    Dell USB 4 button optical
    Dell USB
    Other Info
    DSL provided by ATT

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