Is you Windows 10 device stuck up in Tablet Mode? Even restarting the device is not helping? Don’t worry. This error occurs sometimes due to glitches or bugs in Windows 10. You need to attempt these fixes on your computer and the problem will be solved quickly.
Fix-1 Disable the Tablet Mode from Settings-
Disabling Tablet Mode from Settings will set your device to run in desktop mode only.
1. To open Settings window press Windows key+I.
2. Click on “System” settings to open System settings.
3. In Settings window, on the left hand side, scroll down and then click on “Tablet mode“.
4. Under Table Mode, click on ‘When I’m sign in‘ and then click on “Use desktop mode” to choose it from the drop-down.
Close Settings window.
Restart your computer. After rebooting your computer, your computer will be restarted in desktop.
If you continue to face the error, go for our next fix.
Fix-2 Modify Registry Editor-
Modifying registry editor on your computer will solve this issue.
1. Click on Search box beside Windows icon and type “regedit“, click on “Registry Editor” in the elevated search result.
Click on “Yes” when you are prompted by User Account Control.
Registry Editor window will be opened.
2. In Registry Editor window, click on “File” on the menu-bar and then click on “Export” to create a backup of registry on your computer.
3. In Export Registry File window, choose a favorable location to store the backup on your computer. Then, name the backup as “Original Registry“.
4. Set the ‘Export Range‘ to “All” and then click on “Save” to save the registry backup on your computer.
If anything goes wrong, you can simply recover your registry.
5. In Registry Editor window, navigate to this location on the left hand side-
6. On the right hand side of Registry Editor window, double click on “SignInMode” to edit the value.
7. In Edit D-Word (32-bit) Value window, click on “Hexadecimal” to select the base.
8. Now, set the Value Data to “1” and then click on “OK“.
9. Now, double click on “TabletMode” value to edit it.
10. In Edit D-Word (32-bit) Value window, at first click on “Hexadecimal” to choose the base.
11. Now, set the Value Data to “0” and then click on “OK“.
Once you have modified the registry, close Registry Editor window.
Reboot your computer to save the changes.
After rebooting, your computer should open in desktop mode. Your problem should be solved.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.