How To Enable Group Policy Editor In Windows7 basic and premium

How To Enable Group Policy Editor In Windows7 Starter, Basic remium


If you are a windows7 starter, basic or premium user, than most of you are aware that one of the important feature called Group Policy Editor(gpedit.msc) is not available in these versions. So in this post we are going to learn how to enable group policy editor in windows7 starter, basic and premium versions.

Actually gp editor is a set of rules which are used to control the environment of user and computer accounts, It is also used in configuration of OS, applications and user settings.

To check the availability simply press start button + R and type “gpedit.msc” without quotes and press enter. If you are using the above versions you would receive error message like the one below which confirms it is not available.


Enabling GP Editor is made far more easy by ‘davehc’ in windows7 forums, He created a simple tool which will help you in this task, So before going further, first download this tool from .

After downloading, unrar it and extract it to your desktop, Now scan the file with your updated anti-virus or use this , If you are satisfied with the results then open the application by double clicking.., Follow the on-screen steps and your done. From now you can use Group Policy Editor and control the settings.


If you are 64 bit user then you should follow the steps below to get this thing worked….

Open my computer and navigate to C drive > windows > sysWOW64(folder) and copy the following files

Now again navigate to C drive > windows > system32(folder) and paste the files you just copied. That’s it your done too.

For safety purpose don’t forget to do your backup of your important files(specially when you are playing with your OS).

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