Download Help.adml to Fix Errors

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing Help.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 Help.adml file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

Help.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 Help.adml related errors on your device. You can also download Help.adml file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

File info

General information
Filename Help.adml
File extension ADML
Type System
Description Group Policy Language-Specific Administrative Template
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 5647
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
Help.adml

There are various types of errors related to Help.adml file. Help.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 Help.adml file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

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

Help.adml

Error

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

OK

Problems related to Help.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 Help.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.

Help.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 Help.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 Help.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 Help.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 Help.adml file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the Help.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 Help.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 Help.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 Help.adml file

The last solution is to manually download and replace Help.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 Help.adml file.

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

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

If the steps did not solve your Help.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 Help.adml
System Windows 10
File size 5647 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3b1ad1ecf110f12067554fa487c740fd
SHA1 0ee520f7ec886c23f0a431aa690c851b5eb0c5a2
SHA256 8ddb25b03aeac60067ca82f72ede2b7ebceb1e48e196bad69995c052fd2d2e86
CRC32 c8e8a485
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Help.adml
System Windows 7
File size 5492 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6a9b3f3197da9c6f54a2d925fb5fa6ba
SHA1 995772f31b53a79b158f61c45d92eeae09bf3e4a
SHA256 1fccc462b6b26f58b919e4fc3ee2e7e213dffee9f55449f5c51faa4603d0ac95
CRC32 37ca0cb5
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Help.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 4504 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 f8029ccf78c3c1d2843b618824a39531
SHA1 fbdddc51484c24050d5222206ca4a3b150b8aee7
SHA256 7efa3c516e1688db222ea946bc524fc15859a646713e8bbc46288c4d958f6297
CRC32 c6857d02
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Help.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 5647 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3b1ad1ecf110f12067554fa487c740fd
SHA1 0ee520f7ec886c23f0a431aa690c851b5eb0c5a2
SHA256 8ddb25b03aeac60067ca82f72ede2b7ebceb1e48e196bad69995c052fd2d2e86
CRC32 c8e8a485
Example file location ---
Filename Help.adml
System Windows 8
File size 5647 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3b1ad1ecf110f12067554fa487c740fd
SHA1 0ee520f7ec886c23f0a431aa690c851b5eb0c5a2
SHA256 8ddb25b03aeac60067ca82f72ede2b7ebceb1e48e196bad69995c052fd2d2e86
CRC32 c8e8a485
Example file location ---