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Can`t open Group Policy in Windows 8.1

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Can`t open Group Policy in Windows 8.1

    I just bought a new laptop, it`s a HP Pavilion 15-n221so, and I want to disable OneDrive.
    I`ve read about that I can disable it using Group Policy.
    When I`m trying to open it in run, with the command "gpedit.msc, I just getting an error that the system can`t find it.
    I have a norwegian Windows 8.1.
    Need help, please.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 21,858
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Svolder, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Group Policy is only available in the Pro and Enterprise editions.

    However, you could use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to disable OneDrive integration instead if you like.

    OneDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 - Enable or Disable

    Hope this helps,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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