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How to Open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10

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The Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides a single user interface through which all the the Computer Configuration and User Configuration settings of Local Group Policy objects can be managed.

Computer Configuration
Administrators can use Computer Configuration to set policies that are applied to computer, regardless of who logs on to the computers. Computer Configuration typically contains sub-items for software settings, Windows settings, and administrative templates.

User Configuration
Administrators can use User Configuration to set policies that apply to users, regardless of which computer they log on to. User Configuration typically contains sub-items for software settings, Windows settings, and administrative templates.

By default, policies set in the Local Group Policy Editor are applied to all users unless you apply user policy settings for administrators,
specific user, or all users except administrators.

The Local Group Policy Editor is only available in the Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions.

This tutorial will show you different ways on how to open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to use the Local Group Policy Editor.


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EXAMPLE: Local Group Policy Editor
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Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10
Open Local Group Policy Editor in Run

1. Open Run (Win+R).

2.Type gpedit.msc in Run, and click/tap on OK.

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Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10
Open Local Group Policy Editor in Search

1. Open Search (Win+S).

2.Type gpedit.msc or group policy in the search box, and press Enter to open the "Best match" gpedit.msc or Edit group policy.

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Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10
Open Local Group Policy Editor in Command Prompt

1. Open a command prompt.

2.Type gpedit.msc in the command prompt, and press Enter.

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Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10 OPTION FOUR Open Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 10
Open Local Group Policy Editor in PowerShell

1. Open PowerShell.

2.Type gpedit.msc in PowerShell, and press Enter.

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