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Group Policy Management Tool in Windows 8 Enterprise

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I recently did an upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8. I lost the access to Group Policy Management Tool. I checked online and all my searches tell me that it should be there and the articles apply to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2003, 2008. Yet I can not seem to be able to find it on my machine or a place to download it from.

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Sam
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by:Guru Ji
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Click Windows Key and "R" on your keyboard to open Run Command and type gpedit.msc

it should open your group policy editor
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This opens my Local Group Policy. Before I was able to access the DC Group Policy from my Windows 7 local PC as well.
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If you need Group Policy Management console then follow same above steps but instead of gpedit,msc type gpmc.msc

Let me know
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It's says it can't find that file
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so that means it is not installed by default. You can goto Control Panel and Program and Features and Click Windows Features on or off . In that you will go under Remote Server Administration tools and under that select Group Policy Management tools

If you still don't see above then you need, Windows 8 Professional or Enterprise in order to manage group policy.
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I do have Windows 8 Enterprise and that option is not available. See screen shots.
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Then you simply missed to upgrade RSAT as well. Install RSAT for win 8.
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Yes I found it. Thanks,
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