How to Add or Remove Local Group Policy Editor from the Vista Control Panel

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This will show you how to add Local Group Policy Editor to the Control Panel, and, if wanted, how to remove it after adding it. By default, Local Group Policy Editor is not in the Control Panel.
Note   Note
The Local Group Policy Editor (gpedit.msc) is only available in the Vista Business, Ultimate, and Enterpise editions. This is not available and will not work in the Vista Home Basic and Home Premium editions.

EXAMPLE: Local Group Policy Editor Added to the Classic View Control Panel
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EXAMPLE: Local Group Policy Editor Added to the Control Panel Home
NOTE: You will need to click on the Additional Options link first.
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Here's How:
1. To Add Local Group Policy Editor
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Add_GroupPolicy_ControlPanel.reg
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B) Go to step 3.
2. To Remove Local Group Policy Editor
A) Click on the download button below to download the file below.
Remove_GroupPolicy_ControlPanel.reg
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3. Click on Save, and save the .reg file to the Desktop.

4. Right click on the downloaded .reg file and click on Merge.

5. Click on Run, Continue (UAC), Yes, and then OK when prompted.

6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.
That's it,
Shawn