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

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You might already know that Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) is only available in Windows Professional and Enterprise editions. That means Group Policy Editor is not available in Windows 11/10/8/7 Home Edition. There are several tweaks possible through Group Policy Editor, e.g., you stop or delay automatic updates on Windows 11/10 using gpedit.msc.

Several tweaks are possible in Windows 11/10 Home Edition by changing the Registry keys, but it is difficult and risky. One mistake in Windows Registry keys makes windows non-operational.

If you are unable to 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.

How to Enable Group Policy Editor in Windows 11/10/8/7 Home?

Step 1. Download the Group Policy Enabler script.

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

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

Step 4. Once you complete the above steps, you can launch the group policy editor. 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 Group Policy enabler again.

How to open the Group Policy Editor in Windows 11/10 Home Edition?

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

Step 2. Type gpedit.msc.

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

That’s it!

Also Refer: 12 Ways to Open the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) in Windows 11/10/8/7

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