Group Policy Editor (Gpedit.msc) is a feature of the Windows NT family. We can explain that Local Group Policy Editor is centralized management and configuration of the System, user’s, and application settings. On Windows 10 Pro it is enabled by default, but on Windows 10 Home it is not enabled. If you try to open a group policy editor, you may get this message Windows cannot find ‘gpedit.msc’.
So, If you’re using Windows 10 Home, You need to Enable Gpedit.msc. This is a missing feature that you can enable otherwise you’ll get this message gpedit.msc not found.
What is Group Policy:
(Gpedit.msc) Group policy is an active directory that allows centralized control of user and computer settings. It also provides control over the application including installation and removes this application when they’re no longer required.
Using Group Policy you can control user experience for a centralized location by customizing the look and feel of the desktop and configuring other settings on the computer. There’re really thousands of Group policy settings that we can use to allow newly control on the Computer.
If you’re wanting to Enable Windows 10 Group Policy Editor. You can read the following few techniques and find out the best solution for yourself.
Enable Gpedit.msc in Windows 10 Home
If you’re not Windows 10 user and have an old previous version of Windows 8. So, Don’t worry. You don’t need any other techniques to Enable Windows 10 Group Policy Editor. Here, We’ll share a quick method to enable Group Policy Editor.
There are many tricks that allow you to Enable Windows 10 Group Policy Editor. In which, We have collected one mere easy trick that is easy to use and work very well.
To Enable Gpedit.msc in Windows 10 Home Edition, you have to run a simple four-lines script on PowerShell. To run this script you can use the “Gpedit-Enable.bat” File.
You can download the Gpedit-Enable.bat file from the given link below and RUN as Administrator on your Windows 10 Home.
Download Gpedit-Enable.bat File ⇒ Here
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Enable Local Group Policy Editor
1. Download Gpedit-Enable.bat from the given Link above.
2. Run Gpedit-Enable.bat as Administrator on your Windows 10.
3. Now wait for a while until it’s over, This process can take some time.
4. Once, It is finished, Press Win+R on your Keyboard to open RUN BOX and Type gpedit.msc then hit enter, This opens Local Group Policy Editor.
5. You can restart your computer, if the Group Policy Editor is not opening.
If you think that gpedit.msc is not enabled yet. So, now you can scan all Windows files with Command prompt admin, Let’s try this.
# Open the Command Prompt Admin by using the Win+X shortcut key on the Keyboard.
# Enter the command sfc /scannow and Hit Enter Button.
It will scan all the files and give you the result, What you should do next.
Now, Press the “Windows+R” shortcut key to open RUN Box and Type gpedit.msc then hit enter. It will open Windows 10 Local Group Policy editor. Hopefully, You’ll be able to access Local Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 Home Edition.
You know, if you don’t like Cortana due to privacy reasons. By using Group Policy editor you easily disable Cortana, you may know here: How to disable Cortana.