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Tutorial How to enable gpedit on windows 10/8.1/8 home edition

Discussion in 'Windows Tools & Tips' started by FreeNetNeed, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. Windows Pro Version and Enterprise version since windows 7. Group Policy Edit supported, Windows 8/8.1/10 Home edition not supported.

    1. Gpedit nasa Attached File

    2. Extract the file and install group policy editor by double clicking the set up file.

    3. Now to solve the snap-in problem go to windows temp folder which would be located here:

    or windows logo + x click run type %windir%\temp to access windows temp and look for gpedit folder

    4. Inside the temp folder go to the gpedit folder and you will see 2 files, one for 64-bit system and another for 32-bit and if you are not sure which type of system you have, than right click on windows button and click system, from there you will get to know which type of system you have.

    5. There Right Click on x86.bat (For 32bit Windows Users) or x64.bat (For 64bit Windows Users) and Open it with Notepad.

    6. There in the notepad file you will find a total of 6 string lines containing the following


    7. So edit those lines and REPLACE %username%:f with “%username%”:f
    Or if above doesn't work than replace %username%:f with username of your PC which you know by going to cmd.

    8. Save the File and Run the .bat file by Right Click - Run As Administrator and also run the Installer.exe file by
    Right Click - Run As Administrator

    That’s it and you are done with the MMC could not create snap-in error, go and check.

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