How to disable Lock Screen on Windows 10 via Local Group Policy Editor

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A lock screen is a computer user interface used by various operating systems and they help regulate immediate access to a device by requiring the user to perform a certain action in order to receive access, such as entering a password, using a certain button combination, or performing a certain gesture using a device’s touchscreen. Some devices may not even require any of these, it differs from organization to organization. Kindly refer to these related guides: how to disable your lock screen (login password) via the command prompt (user account settings), and how to disable Lock Screen on Windows 10 via Registry Editor.

Depending on the OS/device, the lock screen can range from a simple (basic) login screen to an overview screen with some very basic information such as the current date and time etc.

When your PC awakes from sleep mode, you may still see the login screen. First of all, Open RUN like before.

Type gpedit.msc and press enter. It will open windows group policy editor
– Go to Computer Configuration
– Administrative Templates
– Control Panel and
– Personalisation.

– Press ok
– Run gpupdate /force

Alternatively, you can sign out and resign-in to have the policy applied. 

I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.

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