ICM.admx Troubleshoot and Download

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

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

File info

General information
Filename ICM.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 35802
Oldest file 2008-01-21
MIME type application/xml
ICM.admx

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

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

ICM.admx

Error

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

OK

Problems related to ICM.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 ICM.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your ICM.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 ICM.admx
System Windows 10
File size 35802 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 847478b9e10ee2d12ce1fb06b9636a80
SHA1 2722486790bd47ae5e706f6c3049e559da7e9343
SHA256 96441aa74a539f8ae8688f31ba2d61b460d87a4159765b546b1bc39bfa905c5d
CRC32 1f7eed77
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ICM.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 33946 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 49e06ca0437b3304481663c146bca142
SHA1 acc852af5940b13bc2902060dc7bb2dc484b483c
SHA256 0341880df2c92e784f62747b314c100709728c6927d059b2318a15fc45155164
CRC32 7c3d5ee8
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ICM.admx
System Windows 7
File size 32865 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2105c43a9ad3cacad3113dd1a4cef6ec
SHA1 b15a039c2718e836a24d6271346d6ed21c16a020
SHA256 6d3403fe6664ac914f72f63b9f1ae4271d8aab02ac5d531e7014a4dd9d236d91
CRC32 f7703281
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ICM.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 32075 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d7874327156f02507f5bc4c692fad08d
SHA1 c1367c0b4374cf7d127db17ea8aebc6499f742ac
SHA256 ff3de88f54a465ef3ef3430cce14f28a7388cbac4c0ba485c91068fcdc45efb7
CRC32 c470b1f5
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ICM.admx
System Windows 8
File size 33946 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 49e06ca0437b3304481663c146bca142
SHA1 acc852af5940b13bc2902060dc7bb2dc484b483c
SHA256 0341880df2c92e784f62747b314c100709728c6927d059b2318a15fc45155164
CRC32 7c3d5ee8
Example file location ---