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    Find the local group policy editor

    Hi

    In all editions of Windows 8, there is the local group policy editor? If so, how do I find it?

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    Not all versions of Windows has a Group Policy Editor. In Win 8 Pro, type GP in the search box to find the Group Policy Editor.

    On the Win 8 Start Screen, type Group Policy to find the editor.

    I am unsure if Win 8 Standard has a group policy editor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Medico View Post
    I am unsure if Win 8 Standard has a group policy editor.
    It does not (only Pro or Enterprise): Comparison chart of Windows 8 editions

    Although there is a very unofficial and slightly complicated tweak which is said to work for Windows 8 also:
    How to Enable “Group Policy Editor” (gpedit.msc) in Windows 7 Home Premium, Home Basic and Starter Editions

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    Thanks for the info Bruce. I did not have the opportunity to check on the Standard edition. Unfortunately most new PCs have the Standard edition pre-installed rather than the Pro edition.
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