The Lock Screen of Windows 8 or 10 can be disabled by tweaking the registry and 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 the Pro version of Windows 8 /10. If you are still using Windows Home edition, you should enable the gpedit.msc.
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 path:-
Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel -> Personalization
3. On the right-hand side, double-click on the “Do not display the lock screen” setting.
4. It will open a new window named “Do not display the lock screen.”
5. Change the radio button from “Not Configured” to “Enabled,” click Apply, then OK.
That’s all! You will not see the Lock Screen anymore after starting Windows 8 / 10. To re-enable the Lock Screen, change the setting to Not Configured in the above step 5.