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Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in Guides / Tips, Windows |

How to disable the lock screen in Windows 8

How to disable the lock screen in Windows 8

Windows 8 is a product of the moment. Was released just a few days ago, and since then there have been many users who have taken to upgrade their versions of Windows 7, or even to buy the complete package of a system that is designed to replace not only in terms of functionality but As to use to said previous version.

During the last months we have been dedicated to analyze some of the most interesting applications in the Windows Store, but we have also emphasized aspects that we can customize the system to have it more to our liking: Little tricks to which we now give a momentum. After speak of how to change the number of rows in the home screen , I wanted to mention an option that can win us some valuable minutes when starting the computer: The ability to disable the lock screen.

And, the of might be handy for users who already used in previous versions to protect your PC from outside applications, or even for new users who consume the system from tablets which is a great idea because gives a quick overview about the state of the battery or pending notifications, for example, but however for most cases may be more. Do we need to lock our computer if we are the only ones to use?

Fortunately, disabling it is very easy following a series of basic steps. First, we must ensure that we are stewards. Then do the following:

  • Go to the main screen and type gpedit.msc in the search box. Run the application found.
  • Once you open the console, deploy local policies and search personalization branch under Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel.
  • Change If the option to not show the lock screen

We will automatically disabling the lock screen or lock screen permanently from the next restart, booting directly to the login screen where we enter our password if you have one.

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