Enable or Install Group Policy Editor on Windows 10/11 Home

Normally you can’t run the Group Policy Editor on Windows Home editions. But there is a way to enable it.

First, open up a Command Prompt (Not Terminal) as Administrator

Open Command Prompt as Administrator

Now copy and paste each of the commands.

FOR %F IN ("%SystemRoot%\servicing\Packages\Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy-ClientTools-Package~*.mum") DO (DISM /Online /NoRestart /Add-Package:"%F")
FOR %F IN ("%SystemRoot%\servicing\Packages\Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy-ClientExtensions-Package~*.mum") DO (DISM /Online /NoRestart /Add-Package:"%F")

Now we can launch Group Policy Editor by typing in the following

Group Policy Editor on Windows Home

More details can be found at the following sites



Disable Telemetry on Windows 10/11

If you are on Windows Home, you will need to enable the Group Policy Editor
Enable Group Policy Editor on Windows 10 or 11

Open up gpedit.msc

Computer Configuration -> Windows Components -> Data Collection and Preview Builds -> Allow Diagnostic Data

Windows Group Policy Editor – Disable Telemetry

Double click on Allow Diagnostic Data to bring up the window. Set it to Enabled, and then under Options, set Diagnostic data off

Hit Apply and your good to go.