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How to Permanently Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10

If you have just bought a Windows 10 computer, one of the things that you will discover is that the OS comes with tablet mode. Tablet mode appears to have been made for touch friendly devices. However, as is the case with everything else to do with technology, Microsoft seems to have ignored that most of the computers that are out there are actually desktops that do not have touch screens. There is also the fact that one can hardly do any work on a touch screen device. The whole matter appears to be a matter of technology being taken too far. So, how do you permanently disable tablet mode in Windows 10?

Disable Tablet Mode in Windows 10

To permanently disable tablet mode in Windows 10, all that you need to do is the following;

  1. Open Settings on your computer
  2. In Settings, click on System
  3. In the window that appears, click on Tablet Mode
  4. Under “When I sign in,” make sure that “Use desktop mode is selected.”
  5. Under “When this device automatically switches tablet mode on or off,” choose “Always ask me before switching.
Turn off Window 10 Tablet Mode

That should turn off Tablet Mode on your Windows 10 computer. Now each time that you switch on your computer, your PC will start in desktop and not tablet mode.

Why turn off tablet mode

There are a number of reasons why you may wish to turn off Tablet Mode on your Windows 10 computer. For one thing, you computer may not have a touch screen. You may also be hoping to use your computer as something other than a gimmick. In our view, touch devices were never really created for people that do work on their computers.

It’s all good to have touch on your phone, where the most work that you would ever hope to do is go to your favorite social media platform. But when you wish to really do work, then you will want to turn off tablet mode in Windows 10. That’s it! Hope this article will help you permanently disable tablet mode in Windows 10. If you have any questions, feel free to leave the below.

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