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Can't open gpedit

  1. #1

    Posts : 74
    Windows 7 Windows 8.1

    Can't open gpedit

    I'm setting up a new Dell with W-8 Home.
    I'm trying to open the Group Policy to edit not asking for password when restoring from "Monitor" turned off.
    Already stopped it on logon.

    Attached is the message I get either from Run or the cmd prompt.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails gpedit.JPG  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,320
    Server 2012 / 8.0

    You might need the Windows 8 PRO version. (not basic or home edition)

    gpedit.msc is not available in the basic edition
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
    Last edited by Brink; 14 Jul 2013 at 23:54. Reason: added tutorial for more info
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    Home edition don't have group policy editor in it at all. Brink has a link to show you how to edit the values in regedit. I'll try to find it, not at my puter
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Can't open gpedit
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