Early this year many Windows 10 users were alarmed to see that ads were popping up on their locks screens where no ads had been before. They were pretty, screensaver-like ads for Windows or Xbox games, but still ads. Unsurprisingly, people immediately called for a way to make them stop. Microsoft and third-party developers can use several avenues to push promotional material directly onto your desktop. But you are not defenseless. Yes, there is a solution to make those ads on Windows 10 go away, but you’ll have to make a visit to your settings.