How to Enable Local Security Policy (secpol.msc) on Windows 11/10 Home?


Microsoft offers three different versions of its operating system. These include Professional, Enterprise, and Home editions. The first two are mainly used in large companies, while the third version meets the requirements of everyday users. And you’ll be able to use “most” of the essential features in this Home build that you would typically interact with.

Even though the key word here is “most” and not “all,” there are still some features left out of this build in the Professional and Enterprise editions. In this regard, Local Group Policy Editor and Local Security Policy Editor are two of the most notable names missing from the Home edition. While you won’t use these policies daily, their importance and usage scenario cannot be ignored.

This risewindows post will show you the steps to enable secpol.msc local security policy in Windows 11 Home.

Quick Note:- Enabling the Local Security Policy (secpol.msc) will also allow the Local Group Policy (gpedit.msc) on your computer.

How to Enable SecPol.msc in Windows 11/10 Home?

Step 1. Firstly, download the SecPol.msc script on your PC.

Step 2. Now, right-click on the downloaded files and click the Extract all option.

Step 3. Then click the Extract button at the bottom of the window.

Step 4. After that, when the script file is extracts in a folder, right-click on the “gpedit-enabler.bat” file and select the Run as administrator option.

Once you complete the above steps, a command prompt window will automatically open and download and install the required files on your PC.

Now that, in the command prompt window, you will see “Press any key to continue.” When you’re on the command prompt window, press any key from the keyboard to exit it.

Then, your Windows 11/10 is ready to run Local Security Policy (secpol.msc) and Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) on your computer. That’s it.

Here, open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R keys from the keyboard to run “secpol.msc” or “gpedit.msc” on your computer. In the Run box, type “secpol.msc” or “gpedit.msc” and then hit Enter from the keyboard.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this article will be helpful to you.

Good luck & stay healthy, friends.

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