msched.admx - Repair Issues and Download

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename msched.admx
File extension ADMX
Type System
Description Windows Group Policy Language-neutral
Program Windows 10
Software Windows
Author Microsoft
Software version 10
File size 2491
Oldest file 2012-06-02
MIME type application/xml

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

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



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


Problems related to msched.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 msched.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.

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

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

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

  • Windows 10: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows 8.1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
  • Windows 8: 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\

If the steps did not solve your msched.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 msched.admx
System Windows 10
File size 2491 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 2ea51a79280544abfb67c285c38a6254
SHA1 84ae50b6143bec9085a1a39ebaf88bdde8d7de76
SHA256 7ab7a602576ba614e22a4a74524e1221e6f97a22b4d09170c893e6f905aef983
CRC32 c7a8940c
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename msched.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 2500 bytes
Date 2013-06-18
File details
MD5 96d22e893dfb610e2fcbf06487747388
SHA1 99a792caa380276f43687b2ac36f42585d642c77
SHA256 295ed67096dff66228e1069fe6f6435f829a7172983c49906f7ffd4a3e210cc0
CRC32 96575914
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename msched.admx
System Windows 8
File size 2335 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 a6ecbd7c2ba4efef639b15ab468b4969
SHA1 2c934fd8d81767ff51bf4865625eec2e9acc5f20
SHA256 30bbf24e90224c07176727a2343580940edaeeb3c24e0f3983ad21d64613cf53
CRC32 a423f65c
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\