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Published on 06.20.09 by Brent Trahan

Disable Windows Mobility Center

Learn how to disable Windows Mobility Center in Windows 7.

If you enable this policy setting, the user is unable to invoke Windows Mobility Center. The Windows Mobility Center UI is removed from all shell entry points and the .exe file does not launch it.

If you disable this policy setting, the user is able to invoke Windows Mobility Center and the .exe file launches it.

If you do not configure this policy setting, Windows Mobility Center is on by default.

Disable Windows Mobility Center

  1. Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.

    Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.

  2. Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then select Windows Mobility Center in the left column of the Group Policy editor.

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  3. Double-click Turn off Windows Mobility Center in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
  4. Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.

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  1. Curt says:

    I do have the Home versions of Windows 7. So how do I disable WinMobCenter? It keeps popping up a random. I’m really getting tired of it.

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