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How to disable Windows 10 lock screen

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Windows 10 lock screen is a great way to display stylish login screen. You can set beautiful backgrounds, photos, application status and Cortana on the screen. However, not everyone likes to have the lock screen and get distracted by it. For such users, they can disable Windows 10 lock screen.

There are 2 methods to disable Windows 10 lock screen based on the Windows 10 version in the computer.

Disable Windows 10 lock screen for Windows 10 Pro and above

  1. Open Run window using Windows Key + R
  2. Type gpedit.msc and click OK to open Group Policy Editor
  3. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Personalization
  4. Double click Do not display the lock screen
  5. Select Disabled button and click OK

Restart your computer and check if the lock screen is gone.
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Since Windows 10 do not support Group Policy Editor, you will have to make changes using registry editor.

  1. Open Run window using Windows Key + R
  2. Type regedit to open Registry Editor
  3. On the left side pane, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ SOFTWARE\ Policies\ Microsoft\ Windows
  4. On the right side pane, right click and select New > Key
  5. Right click the new Key and rename it to Personalization
  6. On the left pane, select Personalization. On the right side, right click and select New > DWORD (32 bit Value)
  7. Name DWORD value to NoLockScreen
  8. Double click NoLockScreen, set the Value data to 1 and click OK

Restart computer and check if the Windows 10 lock screen is disabled.

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About the author: Anup Raman A Tech Enthusiast|Blogger|Tech Trainer with 10+ yrs experience in the field of IT. My expertise are in Operating Systems, mainly Windows and Computer security which comes from my experience, working as Tech Support and Trainer for Microsoft, Symantec and McAfee. Loves blogging about Technical Troubleshooting, discussing latest Gadgets, Games and doing Reviews.

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