How to Download and Fix RemovableStorage.adml?

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

RemovableStorage.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 RemovableStorage.adml related errors on your device. You can also download RemovableStorage.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.

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

File info

General information
Filename RemovableStorage.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 13642
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
RemovableStorage.adml

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

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

RemovableStorage.adml

Error

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

OK

Problems related to RemovableStorage.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 RemovableStorage.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of RemovableStorage.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 RemovableStorage.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 RemovableStorage.adml
System Windows 10
File size 13642 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3c7c9203b770747e42f16415384aca91
SHA1 577e03eba471f120db1a1d96648e18e215c57982
SHA256 61727d2632e0e816a562c6489e5732206a94d3f3581d35042f72fc03a7ecd3d0
CRC32 01aa2ad0
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename RemovableStorage.adml
System Windows 7
File size 13744 bytes
Date 2011-04-12
File details
MD5 ccd7387c1ba42ca1e4d365d4a49ba768
SHA1 6211b0c88a35e0d6bed0f4c9a6ad05fc243ad87a
SHA256 bc235b44741331e1640af019680998c53939bda5801369755f97ac29be2cce2f
CRC32 e5c9f85a
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename RemovableStorage.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 10751 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 ed479e2dc4f7a7215cdb1bf54f4ad376
SHA1 27aa6e4bb7645ef8b3d944c85392ac4d1c1994fb
SHA256 038a59cfa9a0cce77dedca3bb882a18a1e0c4e49112298f13417353193e58af4
CRC32 9c82d093
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename RemovableStorage.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 13642 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3c7c9203b770747e42f16415384aca91
SHA1 577e03eba471f120db1a1d96648e18e215c57982
SHA256 61727d2632e0e816a562c6489e5732206a94d3f3581d35042f72fc03a7ecd3d0
CRC32 01aa2ad0
Example file location ---
Filename RemovableStorage.adml
System Windows 8
File size 13642 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 3c7c9203b770747e42f16415384aca91
SHA1 577e03eba471f120db1a1d96648e18e215c57982
SHA256 61727d2632e0e816a562c6489e5732206a94d3f3581d35042f72fc03a7ecd3d0
CRC32 01aa2ad0
Example file location ---