Lock Screen of Windows 8 or 10 can be disabled by tweaking the registry as well as changing the value in Group Policy Editor. In this post, we will see, How to disable the Lock Screen on Windows 8 or 10 using Group Policy Editor?

Note : This Group Policy tweak works on only Pro version of Windows 8 /10.


How to disable / enable the Lock Screen on Windows 8 or 10 using Group Policy Editor?

1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor by pressing the Win Logo + R keys combination to bring up a run box, then type gpedit.msc and hit enter.


2. Navigate to the following :

Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel -> Personalization

personalization-in-group-editor3. On the right-hand side, double-click on the “Do not display the lock screen” setting.

do-not-display-lock-screen4. It will open a new window named “Do not display lock screen”.

do-not-display-lock-screen-window5. Change the radio button from “Not Configured” to “Enabled”, click Apply then OK.

do-not-display-lock-screen-enabledThat’s all! You will not see anymore Lock Screen after starting the Windows 8 / 10. To re-enable the Lock Screen, change the setting to Not Configured.


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