[Windows10]How to install the Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc) on Windows 10 Home edition《1/2》

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Group Policy is a useful tool for making various settings such as target object registry, security, software installation, login, Internet Explorer, and so on.

But, it is not available by default on Windows 10 Home Premium, because the Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc) is not mounted.

So here we will show you how to manually install this handy tool on Windows 10 Home.

Running the Local Group Policy Editor

▼ As shown below, press Windows + R to open the Run window.

Entering 1gpedit.msc in the text field, and then click 2OK button.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)



▼ However, since it is not available in Windows 10 Home version, the following error message appears.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

Here’s how to manually install this useful tool in Windows 10 Home.

64-bit operating system

Especially this time, We will focus on 64 bit, the system of the personal computer, and will explain the installation method.

There are two types of system: “32-bit” and “64-bit”. In the Start > Windows Settings > System, you can check it which system your PC applies to, from 1 About tab > 2System type.

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[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ The Local Group Policy Editor after installation is as follows.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

File Download

First, download the “gpedit.msc” installation file by clicking the 1Download button on the right side of the following website.. Scanned the downloaded file for viruses, it was safe.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

Installation start:setup.exe

By default, downloaded files are saved in the download folder below.

File name: “add_gpedit_msc_by_jwils876-d3kh6vm” (zip compressed). Unzip the zip file and double-click setup.exe to install it.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

User Account Control below is displayed. Click the 1Yes button to continue.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ The Setup is started. Click the 1Next button to continue.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ Click the 1Install button to start the installation.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ Installation is completed in an instant. 1Finish button to exit.




[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ In some cases, you may be prompted to install .NET Framework3.5(includes .NET2.0 and 3.0)“. Click 1Download and install this feature.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

Once the installation is complete, you may want to restart your PC and refresh your PC.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

64-bit (x64) Installation Guide

If the system is 32-bit(x86) Windows, the installation is complete, but for 64-bit(x64) users, the following additional settings are required.

▼ First, in the 1C:\Windows\SysWOW64” folder, copying the following 2GroupPolicy ” and “GroupPolicyUsers“, and paste it in the “C:\Windows\System32” folder.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ In addition, copying the following gpedit.msc“(Microsoft Common Console Document) in the1C:\Windows\SysWOW64” folder, and also paste it to 2C:\Windows\System32” folder.

If you can’t see the gpedit.msc file, it may be better to reinstall the above setup.exe file again.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ As a result, we copied the folder and file to “C:\Windows\System32” folder.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ If it ends so far, once press Windows + R to open the Run. And then, entering 1gpedit.msc in the text field, and click 2OK button.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ If there are no problems, the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) will run normally as shown below.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

▼ In some cases, the user control panel below may be displayed. Click the Yes button.

[Windows]Local Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc)

However, in some cases, you may see a message that the Snapin creation failed. In that case, perform the following settings.

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