Troubleshoot Netlogon.admx Errors and Download File

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

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

File info

General information
Filename Netlogon.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 20036
Oldest file 2008-01-21
MIME type application/xml
Netlogon.admx

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

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

Netlogon.admx

Error

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

OK

Problems related to Netlogon.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 Netlogon.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your Netlogon.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 Netlogon.admx
System Windows 10
File size 20036 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 3c0b4627753aae0c85e12929450f6444
SHA1 1464766278a38f1f8771febfe6abf97dc9ded391
SHA256 cf64fbfa61b4e60289cfdeed6f6fa41cc466a8afd11f5fa42f7d604994679195
CRC32 7e72c36d
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename Netlogon.admx
System Windows 8
File size 19471 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 96ee08eebc83ecd0ed413760aa31ca8e
SHA1 2dc0974ea98dd554f08d0ca5ce8cb87284d7dadd
SHA256 ef618cb115b88e814ce2d21b11115bfd69b5b0798bfa41e7b9cec1314d071837
CRC32 d86910ad
Example file location 1: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename Netlogon.admx
System Windows 7
File size 17738 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d37a0b91c6729fe3c6831e1871b31224
SHA1 693ac17e69ef793114dcd46ace02a45e28f4515d
SHA256 b20af70f1afcda3781c3840ef7af737396bf6cf9ae83756870bd1d77760fc4d2
CRC32 a8abe1c1
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename Netlogon.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 20036 bytes
Date 2014-11-21
File details
MD5 3c0b4627753aae0c85e12929450f6444
SHA1 1464766278a38f1f8771febfe6abf97dc9ded391
SHA256 cf64fbfa61b4e60289cfdeed6f6fa41cc466a8afd11f5fa42f7d604994679195
CRC32 7e72c36d
Example file location ---
Filename Netlogon.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 17738 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 d37a0b91c6729fe3c6831e1871b31224
SHA1 693ac17e69ef793114dcd46ace02a45e28f4515d
SHA256 b20af70f1afcda3781c3840ef7af737396bf6cf9ae83756870bd1d77760fc4d2
CRC32 a8abe1c1
Example file location ---