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No gpedit or secpol.msc snap ins in Windows 8?

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    No gpedit or secpol.msc snap ins in Windows 8?


    Where on earth did they go?

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    Posts : 1,320
    Server 2012 / 8.0


    I think you need Windows 8 Pro or higher (Enterprise)

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Martin,

    Sorry, but Group Policy and Local Security Policy MMCs are only available in the Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 Enterprise editions, and not in the base Windows 8 edition.

    You will still be able to manually set these policies in the registry though.
    If there was something specific you were wanting to do, then please post back and we'll see what we can do to help.
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Thanx- Now I know what to tell this guy who has no GPEdit!
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