Windows – Disable the ‘Lock Screen’

KB ID 0000670


The Windows  lock screen is all well and good if you have a slate/tablet, but I don’t see the point of it on a Desktop PC or Laptop, (it just adds to login time).

Note: don’t get this confused with Stop Windows Asking For Password After Sleep / Standby

Windows 10 Lock Screen


1. Bring up the Windows run command (Press Windows Key+R). Then execute the gpedit.msc command, (Local Policy Editor)

2. Navigate to the following location;

Configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Personalization > Do not display the lock screen

Windows Stop Lock Screen

3. Open the policy and set it to enabled.

Do Not Display Lock Screen

Stop Windows Lock Screen via Domain Group Policy

Same place as above!

Domain GPO Do Not Display Lock Screen


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Author: Migrated

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