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Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 16:46

Why do I have to log in into my single user Windows 10 desktop? And before I can sign in, I also have to click on an ugly lock screen image, which for some reason displays unasked for advertisement. Why do I have to sign in each time I close laptop lid or after screen goes dark?

Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 16:48

Learn to change settings.
Also that's what you get for not using OSX or *BSD.

Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 17:39

I had a 7 and edited it so hard it is now accusing me of piracy.

Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 17:57


There is no way to disable login screen in Windows 10, other than patching the machine code.

Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 20:25

I kind of like the login screen, it displays an interesting picture at random and then I learn more about it. At least it's not as bad and cringey as the ads were in Windows 98 SE.

Name: Anonymous 2017-09-30 23:55

Try googling instead.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 6:35


I googled. There is absolutely no way to disable lock-screen.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 6:38


There is one way using gpedit, but it is available only in enterprise versions.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 6:48


after latest auto-updates, gpedit doesn't work either: "With Windows 10’s Anniversary Update, Microsoft no longer lets you disable the lock screen using a group policy setting or registry hack."

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 6:49


"The group policy setting that disables the lock screen is still available, but it only works on Enterprise and Education editions of Windows. Even Windows 10 Professional users can’t use it."

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 6:53


Currently, the only way to get rid of lock-screen is to patch Microsoft.LockApp

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 7:00


And even if you hexedit lockapp, this still leaves that separate Sign In screen.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 7:09
Hi guys,

I found a much better way of solving this problem. I decompiled the file that was causing the key to be set back on and successfully disabled it. The culprit is in C:\windows\system32\LogonController.dll

You will need to get a hex editor to do this. This is for the 64-bit version, 10.0.14393.0, with md5sum of 3a12a4ce74b958564c0e4346869fcd8c.

This address location jump to file location 0x156EE, It should look like this:
75 4A 48 8B 8C 24 etc
Change the 75 to 74 (jump not zero to jump zero), save it and replace the LogonController.dll in your system folder.

You'll have to take ownership and then rename the file, and drop the new one in its place. Reboot and voila!

Some details of what is going on:
.text:0000000180016270 ; __int32 __fastcall CProcessStateManager::put_IsLockScreenAllowed(CProcessStateManager *__hidden this, unsigned __int8)
.text:0000000180016270 ?put_IsLockScreenAllowed@CProcessStateManager@@UEAAJE@Z proc near

text:00000001800162E4 call cs:__imp_RegCreateKeyExW
.text:00000001800162EA mov ebx, eax
.text:00000001800162EC test eax, eax
This line below is what we're patching:
.text:00000001800162EE jnz short loc_18001633A
.text:00000001800162F0 mov rcx, [rsp+78h+hKey] ; hKey
.text:00000001800162F8 lea rax, [rsp+78h+Data]
.text:0000000180016300 mov [rsp+78h+samDesired], 4 ; cbData
.text:0000000180016308 lea r9d, [rsi+3] ; dwType
.text:000000018001630C xor r8d, r8d ; Reserved
.text:000000018001630F mov qword ptr [rsp+78h+dwOptions], rax ; __int32
.text:0000000180016314 lea rdx, aAllowlockscree ; "AllowLockScreen"
.text:000000018001631B call cs:__imp_RegSetValueExW
.text:0000000180016321 mov rcx, [rsp+78h+hKey] ; hKey
.text:0000000180016329 mov ebx, eax
.text:000000018001632B cmp rcx, 0FFFFFFFF80000002h
.text:0000000180016332 jz short loc_18001633A
.text:0000000180016334 call cs:__imp_RegCloseKey

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 7:49
This is my last ditch effort to get some kind of help before giving up on Windows 10 forever. I tried calling support for help but it was frustrating and pointless and I was ultimately just given an 800 number to call to speak to engineers in a different group. Honestly, I don't know if I can handle speaking to another guy with a thick accent who is obviously just reading off of a script in an MS knowledge base.

For the past 5 months, I've been fighting an endless battle against forced updates that render my machine completely inoperable. I've had to roll-back to an earlier restore point and run the show/hide updates tool on a monthly basis just to keep the thing up and running. That, of course, means that I've spend many many hours trying to work around a broken update process that Microsoft seems either unwilling or unable to fix.

For whatever reason, the cumulative updates never complete when they run and I'm left with a blue screen with spinning white dots. When this happens, the only way to get the machine running again is to rollback to an earlier restore point. The show/hide update tool prevents the update from running again for about a month but then the whole ordeal repeats. ...I guess when the newest patches come out?? So, I'm constantly having to rollback and re-install whatever was added after the restore point was set.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 18:41

What convinced you to make this thread in a programming board?
No, really. Did you mistake this board for /comp/ or /tech/? Or maybe /g/?

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 19:37

Let's be honest, not a shred of programming discussion goes on any of these boards. It's all shitposting in tiny, goat, etc.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 19:37

Two wrongs don't make a right.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 20:06


This thread is related to debugging and programming in machine code, because that is the only way you can configure Windows 10

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 22:43

Or you can try using a real OS instead of a toy one.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 23:14

Two Wongs also don't make a white.

Lennart Poettering destroyed Linux and FOSS software ecosystem with systemd.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 23:19

...I was talking about *BSD.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-01 23:29

FOSS software ecosystem is part of *BSD

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-02 0:22

And what does it have to do with FOSS Ecosystem?

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-02 7:17

The FOSS ecosystem is tied into systemd because of the network effect of many more people using Linux distributions over *BSD, making *BSD community have to conform and modify their systems to use those programs that are using the various features of systemd and Linux breaking operability across Unix and Unix-like platforms. Going back to using SysVinit would solve this problem, as systemd has no benefits, except maybe in embedded systems.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-02 15:48


I had OSX, but my MacBook Pro was confiscated by Putin's FSB.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-02 16:03

Then go with BSD. Why Windows 10?

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-02 16:08


BSD has no drivers or software.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 3:32

Nice memes, nikita

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 5:30

You purchase your hardware for the operating system you want, not the other way around.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 10:35


I don't have money, so I'm limited to the cheapest hardware.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 11:49

Stop being a lazy bum and make some money instead of whining like a spoiled bitch.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 12:36

How do you know he's lazy, maybe he's stupid.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-03 13:53

He's both, I guess. How does he plan to make money with his unfinished shitty Battletoads remake is beyond me.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-04 4:43

It's a warcraft 3 remake......

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-04 16:27

It's not an RPG.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-04 17:57

A lot of people are in the same position, you privledged kike.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-04 18:19

Those people don't compare to him unless they're just as whiny.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-04 20:55


It is roguelike.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 12:05

Another incredible annoying Windows 10 feature: when you open a folder with audio files, Windows hides file name, date, size and extension, showing instead "Track Number", "Title", "Contributing Artist" and "Album". That is entirely worthless, when you open a folder with sound effects used for a game, and I never listen to these audio albums with track numbers, because music is for retards. Even less I care about "contributing artists". How have they managed to fuck up such a basic functionality, like showing a file size and modification date?

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 12:11


And as always, there is no way to disable that, proving it is made intentionally to annoy people.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 14:58

Even Photos App doesn't work properly and spies on you, sending your child porn images to law enforcement:

"My old windows phone opens pictures better than this."

"The Windows 10 photo viewer seems to be quite advanced and is not your run-of-the-mill image viewer. Mine was slow too, which led me to do some minor research.

1) The app "phones-home" to Microsoft with some sort of usage data. This uses your network connection. If you have a slow network, or other reasons why networking slow, this could be your problem.

2) The app maintains a database (SQLite) of images. The database contains information on all your images. So if you open up the app in a folder with a lot of other images, you will see a slowdown because it's doing a lot of querying (probably to speed up slideshow).

This is all I found so far. These factors explain enough of why the old image viewer would be quicker."

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 15:05

sending your child porn images to law enforcement
Nikita better watch out

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 15:18

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 16:05

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 16:21


Child porn is a free speech, just like hate speech is.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-05 21:43

How long will it take until someone is incarcerated because they took pictures of their kids in the bath and uploaded it to the cloud not knowing the implications of his actions? Considering the fact that 70% of the sex offender registry aren't serious offenders but rather men and women who hooked up with 17 year-olds who managed to sneak into 21+ bars, I can't imagine it would be that long.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-06 11:55

I'm pretty sure this already happened. Long live the American Moral by Numbers.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-06 21:28

When Windows 10 can't sent image fingerprint to Microsoft, it just doesn't display the child porn, saying "The wait operation timed out":

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-06 23:47

Just hardware block the port then. To be safe.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-07 3:16

You can't block the ports or ips on the machine, has to be at router level

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-08 17:14

Ok. I've found IrfanView, which works like 100 times faster, works without internet connection and supports obscure formats, like TGA, DDS, and PCX. I just wonder, why Microsoft, having billions of dollars income, can't produce something as simple as a photo viewer? Microsoft could have just purchased that IrfantView and bundle it with Windows 10?

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-08 18:31

I prefer honeyview

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-08 18:33

Anything would be more usable than Windows 10 crap.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-08 19:51

But Linux is infested with systemd AIDS.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-09 7:08

this thread is infected with my dubs!

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-09 8:28

Freetardation has destroyed any good alternatives.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-10 8:26

There is nothing wrong with SystemD (properly capitalized for you, you savage!) except Poettering.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-19 19:05

"Killing Cortana isn’t as easy as it used to be.

When Windows 10 first released, turning off Cortana was as simple as flipping a switch in the digital assistant’s settings, but Microsoft removed the option in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Now there’s no obvious way to disable Cortana—but it is possible using not-so-obvious methods."

TLDR: Cortana is that huge bloated piece of code, that slows down you computer and does nothing good, besides recording every sound in your room and sending it to FSB.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-19 19:06

Systemd and Poettering are shit. And no I refuse to properly spell the name of garbage.

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-19 19:08


Name: Anonymous 2017-10-20 2:29

dubs check

Name: Anonymous 2017-10-20 6:30

you almost did it. keep trying!

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