Sharing.adml - Repair Issues and Download

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

Sharing.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 Sharing.adml related errors on your device. You can also download Sharing.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 Sharing.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 2463
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
Sharing.adml

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

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

Sharing.adml

Error

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

OK

Problems related to Sharing.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 Sharing.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of Sharing.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 Sharing.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 Sharing.adml
System Windows 10
File size 2463 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 f76cbcdf77eac5fef366f9f9d45f5e76
SHA1 89f54964a2b4e1de63448aadfcc678470886ddaf
SHA256 56d6e0e7fd98836c698d345735b4f7633df49c455500c41b20e7b5d6fdf40ab3
CRC32 744c0e46
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Sharing.adml
System Windows 7
File size 2351 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 dff038a9b4a5803b853d59415dca104f
SHA1 09effc69dd24ca761daa7f76c060f78802582702
SHA256 b51192e3a78dc4ec2da16b41b4be7f63833238904a760ffb507733e2528b3110
CRC32 85d77a92
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Sharing.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 1495 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 49189b51a208c359383cef1a53b04f1b
SHA1 5a2dc748349a56b24be38df0fceeba4473307fb4
SHA256 fbb17a95a9ac848efa81022849f546dab47f035165f5f4fe9394d0d46a5a1c9f
CRC32 92776956
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename Sharing.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 2463 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 f76cbcdf77eac5fef366f9f9d45f5e76
SHA1 89f54964a2b4e1de63448aadfcc678470886ddaf
SHA256 56d6e0e7fd98836c698d345735b4f7633df49c455500c41b20e7b5d6fdf40ab3
CRC32 744c0e46
Example file location ---
Filename Sharing.adml
System Windows 8
File size 2463 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 f76cbcdf77eac5fef366f9f9d45f5e76
SHA1 89f54964a2b4e1de63448aadfcc678470886ddaf
SHA256 56d6e0e7fd98836c698d345735b4f7633df49c455500c41b20e7b5d6fdf40ab3
CRC32 744c0e46
Example file location ---