Download UserDataBackup.adml to Fix Errors

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

UserDataBackup.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 UserDataBackup.adml related errors on your device. You can also download UserDataBackup.adml file compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename UserDataBackup.adml
File extension ADML
Type System
Description Group Policy Language-Specific Administrative Template
Program Windows 8
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 8
File size 3834
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml

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

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



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


Problems related to UserDataBackup.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 UserDataBackup.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.

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

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

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of UserDataBackup.adml file example directory paths.

  • Windows 8: 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 UserDataBackup.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 UserDataBackup.adml
System Windows 8
File size 3834 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 018fed2aaaeb539a5fb6a3fc225e8a37
SHA1 222f7ce448a63e64abd288764b65715aed6c3ee8
SHA256 f1ea885899b194f05ff2a453d5fa9d39412a23eef6634abde0423e254b802108
CRC32 243a8945
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename UserDataBackup.adml
System Windows 7
File size 3638 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 32258cc42c2654a47c3d14eee05c5ee0
SHA1 fe37deffcddcb499bd217dc7ecec6846c763c1d0
SHA256 a20fd2d9b57aac77979cdca4dfe21cbdf787e18cada1762da3b7e8dac2f5912d
CRC32 bd350bde
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename UserDataBackup.adml
System Windows Vista
File size 3777 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 4ee5ff39a40ff7fe491a4747db52c0e9
SHA1 01ce4008d58f3a531506e03a0fc7db3168f424ec
SHA256 b8fcd2f8560826ee3ea9bf84c1365f3c142a858313e610bf03549678f6878a61
CRC32 20152fe7
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\