How to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

As you may know, the ability to disable Lock Screen is not available to Windows 10 Anniversary Update Home and Professional edition users, only to Enterprise and Education users. However, even if you are an Anniversary Update Home or Professional user, you could try the following method to disable Lock Screen in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.


Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

To disable the Lock Screen in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you could do the following:

Step 1. Open Control Panel

Step 2. Click System and Security and then Administrative Tools

Step 3. Double-click Task Scheduler

Step 4. Select Task Scheduler Library

Step 5. Click Create task

Step 6. Specify a name for the new task, e.g., Disable Lock Screen Task

Step 7. Select Run with highest privileges

Step 8. Select Windows 10 under Configure for

Step 9. Click the Triggers tab

Step 10. Click New

Step 11. Select At log on under Begin the task

Step 12. Click OK

Step 13. Click New again

Step 14. Select On workstation unlock of any user under Begin the task and click OK

Step 15. Switch to the Actions tab

Step 16. Click New

Step 17. In the Program/script field, type reg.exe

Step 18. In the box Add arguments (optional), type the following command:

add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\SessionData /t REG_DWORD /v AllowLockScreen /d 0 /f

Step 19. Click OK

Step 20. Click the Condition tab

Step 21. Uncheck Stop if the computer switches to battery mode and Start the task only if the computer is on AC power

Step 22. Click OK

Step 23. Reboot your computer

Once you have finished all the above-mentioned steps, your Lock Screen has been successfully removed.

If you know other ways to disable the Lock Screen in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, be sure to share with us in the comment section below.

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