How to install Group Policy Editor (GPEdit.Msc) on Windows 10 Home Edition

By | May 20, 2022

(*10*)This article will guide you how to automatically activate gpedit.msc after running the batch file. This method works well on Windows 10 Home Edition as well as on previous Windows Home versions such as Windows 7 Home Edition and Windows 8 / 8.1 Home Edition.

Download Group Policy Enabler for Windows 10

(*10*)Windows 10 Home Edition has Group Policy feature on default settings but this feature is turned off. You just need to enable this feature to use gpedit.msc. The first step is to download the following file.

(*10*)GPEdit Enabler for Windows 10 Home Edition

(*10*)This is simply a batch file, it will install missing features in Windows 10 Home, including Group Policy.

Install gpedit.msc

(*10*)The instructions below are detailed step by step, so new users can follow and activate the Group Policy Editor.

(*10*)Step 1: Download Group Policy Enabler according to the link above.

(*10*)Step 2: Right-click on gpedit-enabler.bat file and select Run as Administrator.

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(*10*)Step 3: This will start the installation process. This process will take several minutes to install Group Policy features. Then, press any key to close the Command Prompt window.

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(*10*)Step 4: Now go to Run> gpedit.msc to open Group Policy Editor.

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(*10*)Step 5: Although it is not necessary to restart the computer, you can reboot if it does not work immediately.

(*10*)Note, the above method does not use any third-party software to enable Group Policy. In this method, only use the built-in Windows package installation to install gpedit.msc. So it is safe and effective.

(*10*)See also: 8 “tweaking” Windows Group Policy any Admin should know

(*10*)I wish you all success!

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