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Accessing GPO on Windows 8.1

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What is the method to access GPO and Local users on a windows 8.1 machine? Typing in gpedit.mmc or trying to add it in the snap in doesn't work as it keeps referring to using the user accounts in the control panel.
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by:Dan Craciun
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gpedit.msc works here. Windows 8.1 Enterprise

HTH,
Dan
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I get an error message every time I try it. Even when trying to add it in the management console I get referred to the UAC which gives me nothing.
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by:McKnife
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You are running windows 8. You would need 8 pro for gpedit.
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So basically you are saying there is no way to edit group policy at all in Windows 8?
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Exactly. The same as for vista home / 7 home.
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