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How to Enable Windows Mobility Center on a Desktop Windows 10 PC

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The Windows Mobility Center (mblctr.exe) provides quick access to the most commonly used settings for mobile devices, such as brightness, volume, battery status, screen orientation, external display, Sync Center settings, and presentation settings.

By default, the Windows Mobility Center is only available on a Windows PC (ex: laptop or tablet) with a battery. The Windows Mobility Center is not available on a desktop PC by default unless the PC is connected to a UPS.

This tutorial will show you how to enable the Windows Mobility Center on a desktop PC for your account in Windows 10.

EXAMPLE: Windows Mobility Center enabled or disabled on a desktop PC
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.
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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MobilePC\MobilityCenter

RunOnDesktop DWORD

<delete> = Disable
1 = Enable


 2. To Enable Windows Mobility Center on a Desktop PC

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Enable_Windows_Mobiity_Center_on_desktop_PC.reg

download


 3. To Disable Windows Mobility Center on a Desktop PC

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Disable_Windows_Mobiity_Center_on_desktop_PC.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn