Once you fallow these steps, Windows will always go straight to the password prompt, skipping the new lock screen.
Step1: Press the "Windows key", type "regedit", and press Enter.
Step2: Navigate to the following registry key:
If you do not see the Personalization key, right-click the Windows key above it, point to New, and "create" a key named "Personalization".
Step3: Right-click in the right pane and create a new "DWORD" value named "NoLockScreen".
Step4: Double-click the "NoLockScreen" value and enter a value of " 1".
Step5: Close the registry editor and you are done.
you do not even have to restart your computer.
To re-enable the lock screen in future, either delete the NoLockScreen value from your registry or set it to 0.