Windows Mobility Center - How to Disable

Is there any way to disable or uninstall the Windows Mobility Center? It pops up uninvited - many times a day - without being invoked and even changes settings on its own. I am DESPERATE for an answer. It is beyond annoying.

Hi SallyG141414,

NOTE : By trying the below two steps Windows Mobility Center will be disabled and you will not be able to use it. To be able to use it again you will have to follow the same steps instead of Enable you will have to select Disable in option e.

Step 1: Using the Group Policy Editor

If your edition of Windows 7 includes the Group Policy Editor snap-in (gpedit.msc), follow these steps:

a)     Click Start, type gpedit.msc and press ENTER

b)     Expand User Configuration: User Configuration->Administrative Templates-> Windows Components->Windows Mobility Center

c)      In the right pane, right click on Turn off Windows Mobility Center and click on Edit.

d)     To Disable Windows Mobility Center

e)     select the option Enable

f)      Click on OK.

g)     Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.

If you do not have gpedit.msc in your computer, then you may follow the below mentioned steps to disable it through registry editor:

Step 2: Using the Registry Editor

Important: The below mentioned method contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

How to back up and restore the registry in Windows 

a)     Click Start, type regedit.exe in Start search and press ENTER

b)     Navigate to the following key:

c)      HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\MobilityCenter

d)     Right click the "MobilityCenter" key to create a new DWORD (32-bit) value

e)     Name the value as "NoMobilityCenter

f)      Double click the new value to set the value to 1

g)     Restart the computer and check.

Hope this information is helpful.

Thanks and Regards:

Imran M - Microsoft Support.

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