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How to Eliminate the Time-Wasting Lock Screen in Windows 8 How to Eliminate the Time-Wasting Lock Screen in Windows 8

  • Hit Window Key + R
  • "gpedit.msc"
  • Navigate to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Tools -> Control Panel -> Personalization in the left pane of the window
  • Double click (or tap) on Do not display the lock screen. Another dialog box appears.
  • Select Enabled and click Ok.

    2012-10-04 Update

    Suggested "trick" does not work on "basic" version of Windows 8, only on "pro"...

    There may still be a way to remove the lock screen, by editing Windows Registry...

    Disable, Enable Lock Screen in Windows 8

    What the Microsoft (people) think when making Windows 8?
    Too complicated...

  • Windows 8 Guide @ LaptopMag

    Many useful articles about using Windows 8...
    Windows 8 - The latest Windows 8 news and hands on coverage, as well as reviews of software, laptops and tablets.: "Windows 8 Guide"@ Laptop Magazine

    Samsung ATIV Tab: Windows RT based on ARM CPU

    Apparently ARM based Windows 8 tablets will be quite usable, including Desktop mode, and USB and HDMI ports...

    Samsung ATIV Tab Hands-On: First Look at Windows RT and Its Desktop

    The 10.1-inch , 1366 x 768 screen seemed sharper than its relatively-low resolution would indicate and colors in the live tiles and desktop wallpaper really popped.