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, pressto open the Run window.
Entering 1gpedit.msc in the text field, and then click 2button.
▼ However, since it is not available in Windows 10 Home version, the following error message appears.
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> Windows Settings > System, you can check it which system your PC applies to, from 1 About tab > 2System type.
▼ The Local Group Policy Editor after installation is as follows.
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.
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.
▼ User Account Control below is displayed. Click the 1button to continue.
▼ The Setup is started. Click the 1button to continue.
▼ Click the 1button to start the installation.
▼ Installation is completed in an instant. 1button to exit.
▼ In some cases, you may be prompted to install .NET Framework3.5(includes .NET2.0 and 3.0)“. Click 1Download and install this feature.
Once the installation is complete, you may want to restart your PC and refresh your PC.
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 1“C:\Windows\SysWOW64” folder, copying the following 2“GroupPolicy ” and “GroupPolicyUsers“, and paste it in the “C:\Windows\System32” folder.
▼ In addition, copying the following gpedit.msc“(Microsoft Common Console Document) in the1“C:\Windows\SysWOW64” folder, and also paste it to 2“C:\Windows\System32” folder.
If you can’t see the gpedit.msc file, it may be better to reinstall the above setup.exe file again.
▼ As a result, we copied the folder and file to “C:\Windows\System32” folder.
▼ If it ends so far, once pressto open the Run. And then, entering 1gpedit.msc in the text field, and click 2 button.
▼ If there are no problems, the Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) will run normally as shown below.
▼ In some cases, the user control panel below may be displayed. Click thebutton.
However, in some cases, you may see a message that the Snapin creation failed. In that case, perform the following settings.