pca.admx - How to Fix? Download Now

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename pca.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 9678
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
pca.admx

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

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

pca.admx

Error

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

OK

Problems related to pca.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 pca.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your pca.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 pca.admx
System Windows 10
File size 9678 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 0abfe09e86cbaf074c2a6efc603720eb
SHA1 9291fd7531e839342a0a010589e637b15d6c0ab6
SHA256 13a96dcba9cc049dbeeba890c8d4845cddf7d9307395ffc98f0c8a4faa0b9e71
CRC32 170f884d
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename pca.admx
System Windows 7
File size 9071 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 fd62cc5f00301fe95ed400edbade7d80
SHA1 5b5ffba55f64b95644080c0cae4b99de37ac61c9
SHA256 45e7b102ee0d60cfaea25030b99ed1bba8b6d7e908cdcaadb3f69a1b6cbbb479
CRC32 089c1a28
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename pca.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 7713 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 a455e6f573927ca2a8ded1cd3612c6f1
SHA1 32c0f374311b2b70448732296e3b0935f9b2a623
SHA256 bdb439ea7f5146823de596a3b7f7d583fc0d573fe6c461bea1f8ad943624cbb6
CRC32 d0a72c27
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename pca.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 9678 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 0abfe09e86cbaf074c2a6efc603720eb
SHA1 9291fd7531e839342a0a010589e637b15d6c0ab6
SHA256 13a96dcba9cc049dbeeba890c8d4845cddf7d9307395ffc98f0c8a4faa0b9e71
CRC32 170f884d
Example file location ---
Filename pca.admx
System Windows 8
File size 9678 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 0abfe09e86cbaf074c2a6efc603720eb
SHA1 9291fd7531e839342a0a010589e637b15d6c0ab6
SHA256 13a96dcba9cc049dbeeba890c8d4845cddf7d9307395ffc98f0c8a4faa0b9e71
CRC32 170f884d
Example file location ---