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How to disable Windows 10 lock screen

disable Windows 10 lock screen




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Windows 10 lock screen is a great way to display the 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 the 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 the Disabled button and click OK
  6. Restart your computer and check if the lock screen is gone.
disable Windows 10 lock screen

Disable Windows 10 lock screen in Windows 10 Home

Since Windows 10 does not support Group Policy Editor, you will have to make changes using the 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 the computer and check if the Windows 10 lock screen is disabled.

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