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gpedit.msc

by Tathraman / November 19, 2005 9:22 AM PST

In trying to 'workaround' an error message which denies me access to set tasks [0x80070005: access is denied] in XP, MS knowledge base tells me to go to Start/Run/Gpedit.msc - which it tells me can't be found. Similarly, Search tells me it doesn't exist. I'm also trying to get the hotfix for this, but it's prooving a little elusive... Any ideas? TIA.
David

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Read this article
by byker49 / November 19, 2005 9:52 AM PST
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gpedit.msc
by Tathraman / November 19, 2005 10:59 AM PST
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That article is where I started!

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David, Same Thing Here...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 19, 2005 11:30 AM PST
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Although I don't have a Windows XP PRO computer to check, I believe the "gpedit.msc" command only works for XP PRO. My current XP HOME computer isn't able to process the command "gpedit.msc" command either..The "Local Computer Policy" utility isn't available in the "Administrative Tools" section like it is on XP PRO.

That said, I suggest contacting Microsoft per the instructions in the link provided by "Byker"..There is a Hotfix available and you should be able to convince them you are worth of receiving it for free.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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by Tathraman / November 19, 2005 12:36 PM PST
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That article is where I started!

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Just checking. Is this XP Home?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2005 11:28 AM PST
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If so, gpedit.msc may indeed be missing.

Bob

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(NT) (NT) Yes, Bob, it is XP Home
by Tathraman / November 19, 2005 1:01 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) gpedit.msc is not available in XP Home
by Tufenuf / November 19, 2005 8:46 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) Looks like you know why now.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 19, 2005 9:31 PM PST

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