The Group Policy Editor, however, is not included in every edition of Windows.For instance, in Windows 8, the Group Policy is included only with Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise Editions.These spreadsheets list the policy settings for computer and user configurations that are included in the Administrative template files delivered with the Windows operating systems specified.You can configure these policy settings when you edit Group Policy Objects. The Administrative Template spreadsheet contains three columns that provide more information about each policy setting’s behavior related to reboots, logoffs, and schema extensions.You can access the Local Group Policy Editor in several different ways.
Microsoft has updated and made available as a download, the complete Group Policy Settings Reference Guide for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
But if you don’t want to upgrade, you can still take advantage of this great tool if you know ow to access it.
We will show you how to install a Group Policy Editor (GPE) on your Windows Home edition, how to access GPE on all other editions, and some useful Group Policies to customize your Windows setup.
Items are pinned in the order that they appear in the script.
In our sample script, Outlook is pinned first and Power Point is pinned last. We are going to place it and the script with our GPO.