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Gpedit.msc

By TonyT
Feb 9, 2008
  1. When I open run....

    And type gpedit.msc

    I get the folloowing message:

    windows cannot find gpedit.msc


    Can anyone help me out here...???



    TIA...


    Tony
     
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    Are you running XP Home or XP Pro?
     
  3. TonyT

    TonyT TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Oooops....

    I Forgot.....

    No OS mentioned....

    XP Home on a Dell Desktop...


    Thanks for the Reminder...



    Tony
     
  4. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,966   +70

    From a few readings that I did on the 'net gpedit.msc is not part of the Home version of XP. I copied the following for you but only as for your information and NOT as a suggested step for you to take:

    GPEDIT.MSC (Group Policy Editor) isn't available on XP Home Edition, partly because XP Home cannot join a domain by design. Although the took is designed to be used in an Enterprise environment running Active Directory, all it really does is making registry entries. So, the best alternative is to edit the registry using Regedit. Be aware that editing the registry incorrectly can make your system unbootable or cause other issues, so proceed carefully before diving in!
     
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