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How to open Local Group Policy editor in Windows 10


Use any of the methods described in this article to open Local Group Policy editor in Windows 10.

Note that you may need to sign in to Windows 10 as an administrator to use the Group Policy editor.

Run or Command Prompt

1. Open Run or Command Prompt.

2. Type gpedit.msc and press ENTER.



Group Policy editor shortcut

1. Right-click on an empty space of a folder on the computer.

2. When the context menu appears, point to New and click Shortcut.

3. Type gpedit.msc and click Next.

Location of gpedit.msc

4. Type Group Policy editor and click Finish.

Group Policy editor shortcut name

Use the created shortcut to run the Group Policy editor.