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Rotation lock is grayed out-none of the suggestions worked

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HP ENVY x360 m6-aq105dx
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I have read all forums and have found no solution.

I have the windows 10 PRO build 20H2  OS build 19042.804

New M.2 boot drive with new OS install .

All device drivers are installed without issues

I have tried everything posted on many forums to no avail.

Rotation lock is grayed out and will not rotate for tablet operation.


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Hi@Captured, Welcome to the HP Support Community!


I understand that the notebook rotation lock is grayed out,


Please share the product number of the PC to assist you better.


Try the few steps recommended below.


You can try updating Intel Integrated Sensor Solution Driver and check if that helps.


Update the Intel Integrated Sensor Solution Driver from this link. Click Here


Also, You can update other drivers on the PC using HP support assistant.


Refer to this article to know more information about using HP support assistant.


Also, try changing few settings: 

Open Settings App and go to System > Display.
Find Orientation and choose Portrait from the menu.
Your device should automatically switch to portrait mode.

Go to Control Panel> Display>Change Display Settings and then make sure that the "Allow the screen to auto-rotate" is selected


Also, Uninstall the Device from Device Manager

Open Device Manager
Expand the Display Adapter section.
Find the Display card Driver.
Right-click Display card Driver and select Uninstall.
Select the checkbox to delete the driver software for this device.
Reboot the computer after uninstall process has finished.


Lastly, Change the LastOrientation registry value.


If you have problems with Rotation Lock and if the rotation isn’t working on your device, you might have to change some registry values. To do that, follow these steps:

Press Windows Key + R and type regedit. Press Enter or click OK.
When Registry Editor opens, you need to navigate to the following key in the left pane:
In the right pane, find LastOrientation and double-click it.
In the Value data box enter 0 and click OK to save changes.
If you see SensorPresent DWORD available, double-click it and make sure that its value is set to 1.


Refer to this article to know more information about Switching Between Tablet Mode and Desktop Mode. Click Here



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