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How to Start/Stop Group Policy Client service

Service name: gpsvc

Display name: Group Policy Client


The service is responsible for applying settings configured by administrators for the computer and users through the Group Policy
component. If the service is disabled, the settings will not be applied and applications and components will not be manageable through
Group Policy. Any components or applications that depend on the Group Policy component might not be functional if the service is
Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Group Policy Client service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Locate Group Policy Client service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Group Policy Client service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter