Fix InputPersonalization.admx Errors

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

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

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7, Windows Vista

File info

General information
Filename InputPersonalization.admx
File extension ADMX
Type System
Description Windows Group Policy Language-neutral
Program Windows 7
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 7
File size 3327
Oldest file 2006-11-02
Latest file 2009-06-10
Fix File Errors

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

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



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


Problems related to InputPersonalization.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 InputPersonalization.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows Vista: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\

If the steps did not solve your InputPersonalization.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 InputPersonalization.admx
System Windows 7
File size 3327 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 73f9fdef3d4502365e469d6ecbad641d
SHA1 bbba8d0ca9a1c681fa0050669386a46fc2483dba
SHA256 d2b7e40d2f90e5b6344226a7c5a1dd5ffe1c3ffa74b84fd544dbfb3d685518b9
CRC32 a642cac2
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename InputPersonalization.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 4396 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 0bd41a86da7ba122b115c34c1435eaa5
SHA1 a39d1708ece01fc7534d6f4c00beb0104f74fe28
SHA256 7594c0ffa1d6ee59913c5f955bcaee0f7af45bee27e663efecd0b241b24f3e0f
CRC32 99e84d57
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\