How to Disable Screen Auto-Rotation in Windows 8

Issue: How to Disable Screen Auto-Rotation in Windows 8


Using the GUI:

Step 1: Right click on Desktop–>Click on Screen resolution

Step 2: On the screen resolution window unchecked the tick mark and click on apply

Refer below screenshot.



Using the Registry editor:

Step 1: Press Win+R button in keyboard and in run prompt type ‘REGEDIT’ –> Press OK

Step 2: When registry editor open navigate below path


Step 3: On the right hand side you will see a value called Enable, right click on it and select modify from the context menu.

Step 4: If your device currently has rotation enabled it will be set to 1. To disable it, change it to 0 then click OK. If it’s not reflecting follow below step:

Press Win+R button in keyboard –> type CMD and click on OK –> in the command prompt type

‘gpupdate /force’


“Yours – Ravi Theja Madisetty”

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