How to Enable Group Policy (gpedit.msc) on Windows 11 or 10 Home Edition?

Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) is only part of Windows Professional and Enterprise editions. That means you can not access Group Policy Editor in your Windows 11 or 10 Home Edition. Several tweaks are possible through Group Policy Editor, e.g., you stop or delay automatic updates on Windows 10 using gpedit.msc. But, you will miss all those since you can not run gpedit.msc on your computer.

You can also tweak 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. So, most Windows users don’t prefer to change the registry values.

If you cannot open Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) on your Windows PC, you are probably using Windows Home edition. You should check out which edition of Windows 11/10 you are using. To check the Windows 11/10 Edition, right-click on This PC and select Properties option.

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

To enable Local Group Policy Editor in your Windows 11/10 Home edition, do the following:-

Step 1. First, download the Group Policy Enabler script on your computer.

Step 2. Then, right-click on the downloaded batch file and choose the Run as administrator option in the context menu.

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

After completing the above steps, you should have access to the Local Group Policy Editor on your PC. If you still see not found error, then restart the PC once.

Note: If you are still getting the error like not found, you need to run the Group Policy enabler setup file again.

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

There are several methods to open the Group Policy Editor in Windows 11/10. But, some of them may not work on Windows 11/10 Home edition PC. To open the Group Policy in your Windows 11/10 Home, do the following:-

Step 1. First, open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows Logo + R keys on the keyoard.

Step 2. Then, type gpedit.msc.

Step 3. Finally, click the OK button or hit Enter key on the keyboard to launch the Group Policy Editor.

That’s it!

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