How to Download and Fix OfflineFiles.adml?

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

OfflineFiles.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 OfflineFiles.adml related errors on your device. You can also download OfflineFiles.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 OfflineFiles.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 50909
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
OfflineFiles.adml

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

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

OfflineFiles.adml

Error

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

OK

Problems related to OfflineFiles.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 OfflineFiles.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of OfflineFiles.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 OfflineFiles.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 OfflineFiles.adml
System Windows 10
File size 50909 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 845935d73456e658b4dd9cb27224cbf7
SHA1 7336e494495eb05622f3791bc19e46499b3b60de
SHA256 169924eb41bd644647f5f4710438c757f1c3bef0196d4d09cbf9b52d05d17a47
CRC32 eb5254bf
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename OfflineFiles.adml
System Windows 7
File size 49345 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dc2e8d018b4a151d5c19ea7eb8421961
SHA1 04df2dc0b361235d0b8c1707fe149f36b723e679
SHA256 4b8728b936b147e30bebdf8a54e33a1f3c389cfa18e6d571aa5cc4292553215e
CRC32 9597be64
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename OfflineFiles.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 41884 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0522d76f84faa1c8385f9763fe149b28
SHA1 d32aa6aa9591b54e9ebb2c3cf016d745ab617d28
SHA256 169c17d012e42390dfcf7209ad15cd34ac1796982d2715cc9085f8ad1f7af9bd
CRC32 202fdc0b
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename OfflineFiles.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 50909 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 845935d73456e658b4dd9cb27224cbf7
SHA1 7336e494495eb05622f3791bc19e46499b3b60de
SHA256 169924eb41bd644647f5f4710438c757f1c3bef0196d4d09cbf9b52d05d17a47
CRC32 eb5254bf
Example file location ---
Filename OfflineFiles.adml
System Windows 8
File size 50909 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 845935d73456e658b4dd9cb27224cbf7
SHA1 7336e494495eb05622f3791bc19e46499b3b60de
SHA256 169924eb41bd644647f5f4710438c757f1c3bef0196d4d09cbf9b52d05d17a47
CRC32 eb5254bf
Example file location ---