The users can disable the Lock and Login Screen through Group Policy and Registry in Windows 10 old version. Microsoft has removed this option from Group Policy and Registry in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Learn how to disable lock screen Windows 10 from the methods explained below.
Now, there is no such option available in Windows 10 Anniversary Update through which users can disable the Lock and Login Screen from their PC. For this purpose, the users have to download any other third party software. Want to get rid of the lock screen in your PC?
How to Disable Lock Screen Through Third-party Software
The option of disabling Lock Screen in Windows 10 has been removed in its new version for some obvious reason. The users have to download any third-party software to disable the Lock Screen in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The most used and famous app for this purpose is LockScreenGone. This enables the users to start their PC by skipping the Lock Screen. Follow the given below steps to do so:
- Go to this link, view and sign in to your Gmail account by entering your email address and password.
- After signing in, download the LockScreenGone app.
- Extract that file to the folder at the desktop.
- Open the folder named as LogonController_Patch and double-click on the file Install.
- Then, ‘Command Prompt Window‘ will be shown on your screen.
- Wait for a little while and then a message of Successfully Processed will be displayed.
That`s it. Now, you can check that the lock screen will be disabled by pressing the Windows logo + L. You will direct to the Login screen instead of the Lock screen. Just type your password and go to the desktop.
How to Enable Lock Screen Through LockScreenGone
The process to get back the Lock Screen through LockScreenGone is very simple and easy. First of all, open the “LogonController_Patch” folder by double clicking on it.
Then, run the file named as “Restore“. Then, again Command Prompt Window will be shown and the Lock Screen will be enabled on your PC.
Just download LockScreenGone app and get rid of Lock Screen.