How to acess local Group policy in Vista

I have already gone to Start Seach in the Start Menu and typed two diffrent .mcs files, but no luck.
dbaldwin2008Asked:
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LeeTutorConnect With a Mentor retiredCommented:
Ah, I was correct.  Here's a web page that says group policy is not available in Home edition:

http://www.vistax64.com/vista-security/63689-help-policy-editor-vista-home-premium.html

Just like XP Home Edition, the Vista Home Editions (Basic and Premium)
do not have the Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). If you need that
function, upgrade to Business or Ultimate.
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GCD1Commented:
I don't have Vista in front of me so I can't double-check this, but try the following:

1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, click Run, type secpol.msc in the Open text box, and then click OK.

2. From the Local Security Settings console tree, click Local Policies.  You also have Security Options available here.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
If you are using the correct version of Vista, you should have it on your Start Menu under Administrative Tools -> Local Security Policy.  Or type secpol.msc in the Search dialog box off the Start Menu and hit Enter and reply to the User Account Control prompt.
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dbaldwin2008Author Commented:
After going to run as suggested, I get an error window that states: Windows cannot find secpol.msc. Make sure you typed the name correctly and then try again.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
How about typing gpedit.msc?  And which version of Vista do you have.  I'm not positive, but I wonder if Vista Home editions do not have either...
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dbaldwin2008Author Commented:
MSFT needs mo money and they have to have my upgrade $$$ now too.
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