Fix ErrorReporting.adml Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing ErrorReporting.adml files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent ErrorReporting.adml file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

ErrorReporting.adml file Group Policy Language-Specific Administrative Template. The file was developed by Microsoft for use with Windows software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of ErrorReporting.adml related errors on your device. You can also download ErrorReporting.adml file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename ErrorReporting.adml
File extension ADML
Type System
Description Group Policy Language-Specific Administrative Template
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 30873
Oldest file 2008-01-21
MIME type application/xml

There are various types of errors related to ErrorReporting.adml file. ErrorReporting.adml file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to ErrorReporting.adml file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • ErrorReporting.adml is corrupted
  • ErrorReporting.adml cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - ErrorReporting.adml
  • ErrorReporting.adml file error
  • ErrorReporting.adml file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register ErrorReporting.adml file:
  • ErrorReporting.adml file could not be loaded
  • ErrorReporting.adml file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because ErrorReporting.adml file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to ErrorReporting.adml can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing ErrorReporting.adml file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

ErrorReporting.adml file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with ErrorReporting.adml file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to ErrorReporting.adml file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of ErrorReporting.adml or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to ErrorReporting.adml file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the ErrorReporting.adml file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the ErrorReporting.adml file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the ErrorReporting.adml file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace ErrorReporting.adml file

The last solution is to manually download and replace ErrorReporting.adml file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded ErrorReporting.adml file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of ErrorReporting.adml file example directory paths.

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\

If the steps did not solve your ErrorReporting.adml file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename ErrorReporting.adml
System Windows 10
File size 30873 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 be39f38bddbebfba16647d786cb0ec0e
SHA1 4757ac5a7e9e2221ac08f1659cc4b1f7e82775c8
SHA256 77aec9caf6625bcef3cdcc9cb17a816fff76df8d5a3013fb0ff9ae04a967a2a9
CRC32 a58cb39a
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename ErrorReporting.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 30768 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 8ab1308cba6530c458f432ab454c3070
SHA1 099e6cf6f6108281974b2992b3b40e0aed58a994
SHA256 0e087d6f548b2cdbf2c2ea12ce78dc4f8b9d1a4979ae6fd955cac4d350aafabd
CRC32 8a0b649b
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename ErrorReporting.adml
System Windows 8
File size 29627 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 7dbba1933974ed39edb510f25ef9cb64
SHA1 bb30adc855a54d9faa3e7bbdb34f80719e6ed4a4
SHA256 cd7523ec5df408f0e8bd723f77920519356601aa69cb896b0dcd9177e0211a29
CRC32 785ded75
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename ErrorReporting.adml
System Windows 7
File size 23203 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 7637153256913d28b94d1fc04d64fa45
SHA1 86f9d951d658ee03be6f6488b3dafbbf0c98b547
SHA256 3efc82a105a8c00705abda0cfcb377bee25376a24c9e52006d9d64f3f88beb99
CRC32 6877c7c3
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename ErrorReporting.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 23164 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 812ebba441e0ca0fb86b48d04e18c416
SHA1 6c8e9847d3026c9694ce7516c87ac7f25dcf2a0c
SHA256 67be6c93bb6e9717b8d27f6f751645215fd9ff3b41a0e34523903d617a90accd
CRC32 bb9728c6
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\