How to Disable Windows 8 Lock Screen


Method 1

Run regedit.exe.

Under [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization], create or edit the key "NoLockScreen" of type REG_DWORD and a value of 0x00000001.

Method 2

Alternatively, run gpedit.msc (Local Group Policy Editor).

Under [Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel -> Personalization], change the value of the option "Do not display the lock screen" to "Enabled".