Here’s how to get Windows 11’s local security policy back to its default settings.
Local Security Policy is a powerful feature on Windows that lets you control the security of computers on a local network. This allows you to restrict the use of certain features or only allow certain users to access them. However, if you are having trouble with a particular feature or want to change the behavior of your computer, you may need to reset your local security policy.
In this article, you will learn how to reset your local security policy to default settings in Windows 11.
How to Reset Local Security Policy to Default in Windows 11
If your local security policy has changed in a way you no longer like, or if you want to set up a new policy but don’t know where to start, this guide will provide you with the information you need. So, follow the steps below:
- Open the Run command dialog box (see How to open Run on Windows for more information).
- In the text box, type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter on the keyboard to open a command prompt. See How to Open a Command Prompt for more ways to do this.
- If appears on the User Account Control screen, select yes to grant privileges.
- In the Command Prompt window, copy and paste the following command.
secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose
- Press now Enter To run the command.
After running the above command, restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Reset the local security policy without any hassle
Resetting your security policy settings in Windows 11 is a quick and easy process that you can perform using Command Prompt. You may have made changes to your security policy that you no longer want.