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Disabling Windows Lock Screen Shortcut

I use a VirtualBox Hackintosh on my Windows laptop. And I use "Select Line" function in TextEdit a lot. The shortcut key for it is command-l, which I mapped to the Windows key. But win-l is the shortcut key for lock screen on Windows.

Locking the screen is rather useless to me, because I never lock my screen. There is no password on my account. And I have enabled auto-login.

But I would like to use the shortcut for "Select Line" often. The trick is to disable the lock screen shortcut on Windows. You can do it by adding a value to Windows registry on Windows 10, 8, and 7. I made it easy with the attached registry file.

Attached File: Disable Lock Screen Shortcut Key.reg (326 B)

Jake
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:41:31 -0700

To re-enable it again, download the registry file below. Then double-click the registry file in Windows.

Attached File: Enable Lock Screen Shortcut Key.reg (326 B)

Jake
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:42:43 -0700

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Title: Auto-Login to Windows XP
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Excerpt: I have several Windows computers that I use personally with no other users. So I don't bother with passwords on these accounts. Unfortunately, I have scheduled tasks and remote login accounts on these computers that are password protected. When you have multiple users on a Windows XP computer, it au . . .
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