Do not display the lock screen

This policy setting controls whether the lock screen appears for users.

If you enable this policy setting, users that are not required to press CTRL + ALT + DEL before signing in will see their selected tile after locking their PC.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, users that are not required to press CTRL + ALT + DEL before signing in will see a lock screen after locking their PC. They must dismiss the lock screen using touch, the keyboard, or by dragging it with the mouse.

Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization
Value NameNoLockScreen
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

controlpaneldisplay.admx

Administrative Templates (Computers)

Administrative Templates (Users)