How to Repair DeviceInstallation.admx? Download Now

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

DeviceInstallation.admx file Windows Group Policy Language-neutral. 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 DeviceInstallation.admx related errors on your device. You can also download DeviceInstallation.admx 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 DeviceInstallation.admx
File extension ADMX
Type System
Description Windows Group Policy Language-neutral
Software
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
Details
File size 13015
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
Fix File Errors

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

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

DeviceInstallation.admx

Error

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

OK

Problems related to DeviceInstallation.admx 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 DeviceInstallation.admx 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.

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

The last solution is to manually download and replace DeviceInstallation.admx 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 DeviceInstallation.admx file.

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows 8.1: ---
  • Windows 8: ---

If the steps did not solve your DeviceInstallation.admx 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 DeviceInstallation.admx
System Windows 10
File size 13015 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 71dbaeb7eb27ffc47dd10614a672ec74
SHA1 fd6426ddafcb4ebab1b997a3b5df85cfdc220cd7
SHA256 45bc5b0d29c5aa64003e2a2aba280028bdc218f07653aeacbf819b1f6132bd9d
CRC32 e40b5c5e
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename DeviceInstallation.admx
System Windows 7
File size 18551 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 15ddd5f9df8c058cee0ac4c2e6623fd0
SHA1 e93603a79fd2db3e16cd7f56aa54b687eec48612
SHA256 7b42310b78677c925c3713e312a0805cc944528cecd4605f0773caf89d8d5700
CRC32 a28e30b7
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename DeviceInstallation.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 14686 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 b3f1a46f6631e7fffcbd8f74e9d86249
SHA1 a8db5df52a5b694147a189de42a26df08276c8e4
SHA256 31a16411b0a8fb79d00a95e2b3bba80bc50a4334a31bded9b286e74fefa9d76d
CRC32 a4b362ba
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename DeviceInstallation.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 13015 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 71dbaeb7eb27ffc47dd10614a672ec74
SHA1 fd6426ddafcb4ebab1b997a3b5df85cfdc220cd7
SHA256 45bc5b0d29c5aa64003e2a2aba280028bdc218f07653aeacbf819b1f6132bd9d
CRC32 e40b5c5e
Example file location ---
Filename DeviceInstallation.admx
System Windows 8
File size 13015 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 71dbaeb7eb27ffc47dd10614a672ec74
SHA1 fd6426ddafcb4ebab1b997a3b5df85cfdc220cd7
SHA256 45bc5b0d29c5aa64003e2a2aba280028bdc218f07653aeacbf819b1f6132bd9d
CRC32 e40b5c5e
Example file location ---