How to Enable Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) on Windows 11/10/8/7 Home Edition?

What is a Local Group Policy Editor?

Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit. msc) is a built-in feature of the Windows operating system that enables administrator accounts to control what the other users are allowed to do on their machines.

Local Group Policy Editor consists of two main sections:

User Configuration   Holds settings that are applied to users (at sign-in and during periodic background refresh),

Computer Configuration   Holds settings used to computers (at startup and during periodic background refresh).

Several Ways to Open the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit. msc) in Windows 11/10/8/7. But Group Policy Editor is not available in Windows 11/10/8/7 Home Edition. It’s available only in Windows Professional and Enterprise editions.


Several Changes are possible in Windows 11/10 Home Edition with the help of  Registry keys, but it is very risky and challenging if any mistake in Windows Registry keys makes windows non-operational.

If you cannot launch Group Policy Editor (gpedit. msc) on your Windows PC, you should check out which edition of Windows 11/10 you are using.

Quick Tips: To check the Windows 11/10 Edition, right-click on This PC and select Properties.

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In this rise windows article, we will guide you on enabling group policy editor on Windows 11/10/8/7 Home Edition.

What is the procedure for enabling Group Policy Editor under Windows 11/10/8/7 Home?

Step 1. Download the Group Policy Enabler script.

Step 2. Then, Right-click on the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

Step 3. Then, It may take a few minutes to complete the operation, depending upon your PC’s speed.


Step 4. You can launch the group policy editor when you complete the above steps. If you are still getting not found error, then restart the PC once.

Note: If you are still getting errors in Group Policy Editor, you need to run the setup file of the Group Policy enabler again.

When using Windows 11/10 Home Edition, how do you open the Group Policy Editor?

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows Logo + R keys.

Step 2. Type gpedit.msc.

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Step 3. Then, Click the OK button to launch the Group Policy Editor.

That’s it!

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