Every time your computer wakes up from sleep, you have to press a key, click on the mouse or swipe up on the touch screen, in order to get past the Lock screen. You will find below the steps to disable Lock Screen in Windows 10.
Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10
Most users do not mind going through the usual routine of pressing a Key or clicking on the mouse in order to get past the Lock Screen in Windows 10.
However, repeating this routine can be annoying at times, especially on busy days where any saving in time can make a difference.
Hence, we are providing below the steps to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10, so that you can head straight to the login prompt on your computer, without the need to click on your mouse or press a key on the keyboard of your computer.
Steps to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10
Follow the steps below to disable Lock Screen in Windows 10.
1. Right-Click on the Windows Start button and then click on the Run option in the menu that appears.
Note: You can also launch the Run Command window by pressing Windows + R keys on the keyboard of your computer.
2. On the Run Command window, type regedit and click on OK.
3. On the Registry Editor screen, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows and click on the Windows Folder to open it.
4. In Windows Folder, see if you can find a Registry Key called Personalization. If you cannot find it, create a New Registry key by right-clicking on Windows Folder and then clicking on New > Key in the contextual menu (See image below).
5. Rename the New Key that you just created as Personalization.
6. Now, create a new 32-bit DWORD in Personalization Key by right-clicking on Personalization and then clicking on New > DWORD (32-bit) Value in the contextual menu.
7. Name the New DWORD that you just created as NoLockScreen.
8. Next, double-click on NoLockScreen to launch the Edit DWORD window. Enter “1” in the Value data field and click on OK button.
After this Restart your computer and you will see your computer skipping the Lock Screen and taking you straight to the login screen.
In case you do not like this setup, you can re-enable the Lock screen on your computer by going to NoLockScreen key and changing the Value Data back to “0” from “1“.