Suppose you don’t know what Group Policy is. In that case, it is a feature of the Windows operating system that facilitates a wide range of advanced settings that network administrators use to control users’ working environments and computer accounts in Active Directory. The Group Policy is a centralized place for administrators to manage and configure operating systems, applications, and users’ settings.
Local Group Policy Editor is a handy tool for Windows users, but still, it is not part of the Home edition. This snap-in is available in Windows 11 Pro and above and in enterprise editions only. Although gpedit.msc is not a part of Home edition Windows, you can still not use tweaks that require the Local Group Policy Editor. For that, you need to take the help of the Registry Editor. If not, you can download and run the script to enable Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 11 Home edition if you need it.
There are many ways to open Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) in Windows 11. In this growupwindows article, we will review all of them.
How to Access Local Group Policy Editor using Run dialog?
Step 1. First, press
Step 2. After that, type the following and hit
Now Local Group Policy Editor opens.
How to Open Local Group Policy Editor through Windows Search?
Step 1. First, click on the
Step 2. When Windows Search opens, type
Step 3. After that, select the
How to Start Local Group Policy Editor from Settings app?
To open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 11 from the Settings app, use the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open Settings app by pressing
Step 2. When Windows Settings opens, type
Step 3. You will see Edit Group Policy in search results. Then, click
How to Open Windows 11 Local Group Policy Editor from Control Panel?
Similar to Windows Settings app, the Control Panel search also finds Local Group Policy Editor. To open gpedit.msc from Control Panel, do the following:-
Step 1. First, open Control Panel.
For that, open the Run dialog box by hitting
Step 2. When Control Panel opens, type
Step 3. Finally, click the