It is possible to Disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10 and make the computer provide direct access to the Login Screen, without the need to click on the mouse or press a key on the keyboard.
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 to get past the Lock Screen on their computers.
However, repeating this routine can be annoying at times, especially on busy days where any saving in time can make a difference.
On such ocassions, you may want to Disable the Lock Screen on your computer, so that you can head straight to the Login screen, without any need to click on the 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 the Lock Screen on your Windows 10/11 computer.
1. Right-Click on the Start button and click on Run. On the Run Command window, type regedit and click on OK.
2. On Registry Editor screen, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows and click on the Windows Folder to open it.
3. In Windows Folder, see if you can find a Folder named as Personalization.
If you cannot find the Personalization key, right-click on Windows Folder and select New > Key option.
4. Once the New Key is created, Rename the New Key that you just created as Personalization.
5. Next, right-clicking on Personalization and select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value in the contextual menu.
6. Name the New DWORD that you just created as NoLockScreen.
7. Next, double-click on NoLockScreen to launch the Edit DWORD windown > Enter “1” in the Value data field and click on OK button.
After this Restart the computer and you should find your computer skipping the Lock Screen and taking you straight to the Login screen.
At at any time, 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“.