The Group Policy is an integral part of the Windows operating system, on which many a IT Pro, Beginners and Tweak enthusiasts count on to customize and enforce settings on their computers. The Group Policy Editor (Gpedit.msc) is one of the most useful tools for administering policy on Windows.
The Group Policy Editor, however is not included in every edition of Windows. For instance, in Windows 8, the Group Policy is included only with Windows 8 Pro and Enterprise Editions. While Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional and Enterprise editions have it, Windows 7 Home Premium, Home Basic and Starter Editions do not include the Group Policy Editor.
Group Policy Settings Reference Guide
Microsoft has updated and made available as a download, the complete Group Policy Settings Reference Guide for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2. The download is available in the form of spreadsheets for different operating systems. So you can download the spreadsheet only for those operating system/s which you may be interested in.