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how do I access my computers local computer policy on a computer running xp home? other than typing gpedit.msc in the command prompt, it doesnt seem to find the file.

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by:crazijoe
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Start, run. mmc, enter, click on file then click on add remove snap in, then click add, click on Group Policy, then add. Choose local computer, finnish, close the add stand alone snap in, click OK in the Add/Remove snapin Box.
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by:dan390339
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Hi, it does not have group policy as a snap in. It has local users and groups though
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in fact that doesnt work it comes up with an error if i try and complete the procedure
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by:crazijoe
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Very strange, should have Group policy in the snapin window. Local users and groups wouldn't be what you need. I don't know what else to say.
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by:crazijoe
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try secpol.msc   I don't know if this will give you what you need.
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Group Policy is not available in xp home.
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Oh, XP home should have read it a little closer.
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