Download Kerberos.adml to Fix Errors

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

Kerberos.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 Kerberos.adml related errors on your device. You can also download Kerberos.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 Kerberos.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 20611
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml

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

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



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


Problems related to Kerberos.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 Kerberos.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Kerberos.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 Kerberos.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 Kerberos.adml
System Windows 10
File size 20611 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 42f07c85841a79e0ec5d3623e3d39e17
SHA1 7bece1ba3d67c0d539b94cc756e54d2b3ab84952
SHA256 6d2be7e05f25fee7c681704d0185f9b0928021cc34717c1412ab2ebfa8b27018
CRC32 e4eb299e
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Kerberos.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 19138 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 aa29f707b1fe528f5f856ec64e771dac
SHA1 6f3f897807668918b8a6f7c4e78b17aa445070f9
SHA256 4148df3125629abe00141facef7519bbde4d3877067a234f35c0a63b740810f6
CRC32 4e356b18
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Kerberos.adml
System Windows 8
File size 18125 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 314b631c931a2d5463e1c05f04a0da69
SHA1 3fd4505698267c42c4d5619db89a8c92bce0e85a
SHA256 81113ff7d61780b8fbcad998859c48a2d84d293cb2d57fb74b9d0acef9a2dedb
CRC32 9b2a2c19
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Kerberos.adml
System Windows 7
File size 9442 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6232f9e81027c8bd3b405bba2139e97d
SHA1 76ce5cc07e65be62d24a5ddae66f7791efdff623
SHA256 46b60055d4015d7e8df7661c08467d7f4c579726cba4bf8d5518adff23a92d79
CRC32 e62591fc
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Kerberos.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 6722 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 75aa95c0d428cd58ee718ad12edefb5b
SHA1 3ce7fb067ceafebb9c76913419ace1c4c896f7f1
SHA256 fb369ade6e73db31d840d73adefcf5699359081526b7ef9ee673466acbcb51f0
CRC32 24a67b2d
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\