How to Download and Fix tcpip.adml?

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

tcpip.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 tcpip.adml related errors on your device. You can also download tcpip.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 tcpip.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 13466
Oldest file 2009-04-11
MIME type application/xml
tcpip.adml

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

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

tcpip.adml

Error

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

OK

Problems related to tcpip.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 tcpip.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of tcpip.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 tcpip.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 tcpip.adml
System Windows 10
File size 13466 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0b0da2277fe7b257b26ed87e595cdcf5
SHA1 5f790c95e1703a243f0678fdf521772811b4d352
SHA256 89ec65c0144936de7a31b903d9a8dbd2e436fd098de9aa91eaf164a5a8b6db1b
CRC32 62f5c897
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename tcpip.adml
System Windows 7
File size 12773 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b7961be1157cbb9140d09b6a68db9140
SHA1 06ba6ce576d177cd3668a15350db41165f665a18
SHA256 b1a37f7d37f9f999a067c13ac57c6c83b52ccf2ee26d92ada584411026f25863
CRC32 257214a0
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename tcpip.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 1680 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2c507fd86d4f36f247d599b8703b137e
SHA1 9b46a196d7f4776cb9809dc87f3233dc282bb7a4
SHA256 3e7e53293017321f00d0e3818dadf7f3661320a51c1a203e4338a71b394ea6b9
CRC32 39736e1b
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename tcpip.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 13466 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0b0da2277fe7b257b26ed87e595cdcf5
SHA1 5f790c95e1703a243f0678fdf521772811b4d352
SHA256 89ec65c0144936de7a31b903d9a8dbd2e436fd098de9aa91eaf164a5a8b6db1b
CRC32 62f5c897
Example file location ---
Filename tcpip.adml
System Windows 8
File size 13466 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 0b0da2277fe7b257b26ed87e595cdcf5
SHA1 5f790c95e1703a243f0678fdf521772811b4d352
SHA256 89ec65c0144936de7a31b903d9a8dbd2e436fd098de9aa91eaf164a5a8b6db1b
CRC32 62f5c897
Example file location ---