regedit vs gpedit


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Before Win 8, users with Home Premium OS or lower will have to use regedit. Professional OS or high will use gpedit.
Since I never have an OS higher than Home Premium, I have no experience in using group policy editor.
Now that I can use both in Win 10 9860 , I'd like to know what are the differences; when to use one over the other etc.
Thank you.
 
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The one (group policy editor) simply provides a more user friendly interface to perform edits to the windows registry.
gpedit.msc does not necessarily support all possible tweaks to the registry but those that it does support will normally give you a drop down with multiple selections to choose something specific and you don't have to know what the decimal or hexadecimal equivalent of that choice is.
That coupled with the "Explain" tab makes it more useable for the most part.
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