WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml - Repair Issues and Download

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

WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.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 WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml related errors on your device. You can also download WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml
File extension ADML
Type System
Description Group Policy Language-Specific Administrative Template
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 1056
Oldest file 2011-04-12
MIME type application/xml
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.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 WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\

If the steps did not solve your WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.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 WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml
System Windows 10
File size 1056 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 816227c154a1e1b5bf76f334f1cc5415
SHA1 0b846f20d93406aa2cc0d406538d8443fad4bc64
SHA256 839a5d2ebeb2a1b1355be23033d2d589d7e852d8999d673c0d7e2ade2bb141c1
CRC32 61d36e55
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml
System Windows 8.1
File size 1059 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 42a08790f9d22d63fc6d832bc97cab7c
SHA1 1eaadf4115a41993aea94d99ad23034c88da243b
SHA256 38866cdad4284842c711350a8e5e9a0e3743b21bb66f0d849073fd73d4137a0f
CRC32 de884a83
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml
System Windows 8
File size 1053 bytes
Date 2012-07-26
File details
MD5 206493223b543877a6b71b34e9fc5845
SHA1 c471adbb024219dada03413c7cbdc8ff5480377e
SHA256 3bfb7ab7451ede307b705eae1e86b37233d68a2c88afe572cf648faaf6aaa21f
CRC32 beec03b7
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\
Filename WindowsAnytimeUpgrade.adml
System Windows 7
File size 1074 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 aa40e5fd687df9ab6e9bbbd9bd682cbc
SHA1 37a6ee033e88883f3db9b89c89bb1def2b72924a
SHA256 e3bf2e7192713f9a5018110448b6a58e27c257212644cfcc0108e6c8bc076a9a
CRC32 941c4470
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US\