Import and export windows local security policy



1.       Click Start -> Run, type “secpol.msc”, to open the Security Policy tool.
2.       Configure the Password Policy as required.
3.       Right click “Security Settings”, and click “Export Policy…” to export the settings to a .inf file.


1 Click the “Start” button. This is the circular button with the Windows logo.
2 Type “gpedit.msc” without the quotation marks in the “Search programs and

files” box. Press “Enter” to launch the group policy editor.
3 Expand “Computer Configuration” under the “Local Computer Policy.”
4 Expand “Windows Settings” under “Computer Configuration” and click “Security

5 Click the “Action” menu and select “Import Policy.”
6 Browse to the location of the security template file and select the security

template to be imported.
7 Click “Open” to import.

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