How to Enable Windows Mobility Center on a Desktop Windows PC


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 enabled or 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 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.


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

The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORDs in the registry keys below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MobilePC\AdaptableSettings

SkipBatteryCheck DWORD

<delete> = Disable
1 = Enable

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MobilePC\MobilityCenter

RunOnDesktop DWORD

<delete> = Disable
1 = Enable



1. Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


 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

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