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.
Doesn’t work when you boot.
This helps. Thanks!