Group policy is one of the best utilities for the IT administrators and basically, this is a feature of the Microsoft which is used to control the environment of the user account (UAC). The Local Group Policy Editor always helps you to manage the group policy on your own system only. Basically, you have to select the “Windows Group Policy Management Console” which can typically install on a server. The Group Policy comes with the Operating System’s configuration and centralized management. When the Group Policy configurations make a set, then it is called the Group Policy Object (GPO) and the Local Group Policy (LGPO or LocalGPO) is a version of the Group Policy.
The processes to Open the Local Group Policy Editor
Now, we are going to discuss “how to open the Local Group Policy Editor?” and actually, there are so many methods. But in this article, we will discuss the topmost method. If you are a Windows 10 user, then you need to follow the instructions carefully.
Process 01: Open Local Group Policy Editor by using Run Box
This is the first method that you should try and generally, this is the fastest process for accessing the “Local Group Policy Editor”. At first, you have to you have to press Windows key and R key at the same time to open the Run box. In this box, you have to write “gpedit.msc” and tap the enter button and the Local Group Policy Editor will open to you.
Process 02: Open Local Group Policy Editor by using the Search bar
If the previous method does not work then try this method. Basically, this method is also faster. At first, you have to click Windows start bar and type there “gpedit.msc” and click on Edit group policy. After that, you need to click the “Yes” button at the User Account Control (UAC).
Process 03: Open Local Group Policy Editor through Command Prompt
Basically, many issues related to the Windows can solve by using the Command prompt. So, you can also open the Local group editor by using the command prompt very quickly. At first, you have to open the command prompt and then you need to press the Windows key and the R key at the same time and type “cmd” to open the Command prompt window. When the window will open to you then you have to type “gpedit.msc” and give a click on the enter button for opening the Local Group Policy Editor.
Process 04: Open a Local Group Policy Editor by using PowerShell
This is another process that you should try and in fact, this process is quite similar to the previous one. At first, you have to type “PowerShell” and then click on the Windows PowerShell. After that, the PowerShell will open to you and here you have to type “gpedit.msc” and open the Local Group Policy Editor after hitting the enter key.
Process 05: Open the Local Group Policy Editor by using Control Panel
Open the Local Group Policy Editor via control panel is another best option for you. At first, you need to press the Windows key and R key at the same time. Then the Run box will open to you. Here, you need to type “control” and press the enter key to open the control panel. Once the control panel opens, you have you have to find the Administrative tools and click on it and after doing all this you should give a double click on the Local Group Policy Editor to continue.
Process 06: Open the Local Group Policy Editor through Settings
Now, we are going to discuss another way by using the settings. You should follow the quick instruction carefully. At first, you have to press Windows key and I key at the same time and the settings app of the Windows 10 will open to you. After that, you have to find the function of the settings app for finding the “group policy” and then, you should click next on the Edit group policy and the Local Group Policy Editor will open to you.
Process 07: Open the Local Group Policy Editor Manually (LGP)
Now, we will discuss the manual method for opening the Local Group Policy Editor and firstly, you need to open the Windows File Explorer and locate to “C:\ Windows \ System32”. Then, you have to use the search function at the top-right of the page for searching. Now, you have to give a double click on “gpedit.msc” to open the Local Group Policy Editor. After that, at the UAC you have to click Yes.
Process 08: By using the Group Policy Editor
So, it is the last process that we are going to discuss. Basically, we divide the process into two parts. First one is the “computer configuration” and another one is “user configuration”. The Computer Configuration comes with the settings which can affect the whole system. It has three branches in general and these are Windows Settings, Software Settings, and Administrative Templates. But the software settings are empty on a new and fresh system. So, we can skip it.
Under the Windows settings, you have to add scripts which can run. At first, you have to open the Security settings and then the Account policies. After that, you should open the password policy and here you have to set a password with a minimum length. Then, you need to set Windows up to audit various events under Local Policies and you have to toggle security options.
Under the Administrative Templates, you have to locate all the blocking options parts of the Windows. So, you have to open the Control panel and here, you have to manage the lock screen and the Start menu options. The network can hold all the connection hosts of settings.
User configuration: in this configuration, you have to open the Control panel first and then, open Personalization. Here you will get many options for the individuals which can not appear in the systems.
So, we have discussed all the possible methods to run the Local Group Policy Editor. Hope you can understand easily and try it carefully. We have described all the methods in a simple way. But still, if you have any problems and doubts regarding this issue, then you can freely ask your questions in the comments’ section. We surely will give you a positive reply.