Slideshow: Disable the Windows 8 Lock screen

You'll find the Do not display the lock screen setting in the Personalization folder

Disabling the lock screen

To disable the lock screen in Windows 8, navigate down the Local Computer Policy tree to the Computer Configuration | Administrative Templates | Control Panel | Personalization folder and there you'll find the Do not display the lock screen setting. Notice the Requirements section lists this setting as being for Windows 8 as well as for Windows Server 2012 RC and Windows RT.

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