Troubleshoot ErrorReporting.admx Errors and Download File

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename ErrorReporting.admx
File extension ADMX
Type System
Description Windows Group Policy Language-neutral
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 26498
Oldest file 2009-04-11
MIME type application/xml

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

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



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


Problems related to ErrorReporting.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 ErrorReporting.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your ErrorReporting.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 ErrorReporting.admx
System Windows 10
File size 26498 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 0bc707cdbf73c715f2e776689aa16932
SHA1 c21628583e4a37bc6a1e703de9b7e9fc7de04590
SHA256 6a8fe533ac25c51d137aaa40bd23776a2643f367909b4de4ab59bfa519c73d07
CRC32 a444830b
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ErrorReporting.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 26372 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 6f7fecc9c2b18d1179c12936bdba43cd
SHA1 32d51f128d17f0baafe4356d2fdaabe6afab1da5
SHA256 24c0ca3ea4cad62a89eaf2f68797d2e4581338f9833511d6649734549bcac591
CRC32 c2c43734
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ErrorReporting.admx
System Windows 8
File size 25056 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 2b26adc12694ec68987bda149e86a617
SHA1 a91888d8c53da2ffefa6691840c26ab0364a2e28
SHA256 2458cc3ef502a6c0ad311b7a849816c72efc05cdc03d9162aed2cc256918c57b
CRC32 4858dd65
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ErrorReporting.admx
System Windows 7
File size 21737 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6c59c9fc2e1e00acc0619bb934d72dc2
SHA1 8780eea2a10bec72a32eb320fc3ffc094c9cf58c
SHA256 8cda0668c42a48b99ec7358ba19f2ff768c02088e5d8209d113101ec139cbe86
CRC32 bf766443
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ErrorReporting.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 21737 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 6c59c9fc2e1e00acc0619bb934d72dc2
SHA1 8780eea2a10bec72a32eb320fc3ffc094c9cf58c
SHA256 8cda0668c42a48b99ec7358ba19f2ff768c02088e5d8209d113101ec139cbe86
CRC32 bf766443
Example file location ---