ShellWelcomeCenter.admx Informations - Download and Fix

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

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

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

File info

General information
Filename ShellWelcomeCenter.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 1157
Oldest file 2006-11-02
MIME type application/xml
Fix File Errors

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

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

ShellWelcomeCenter.admx

Error

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

OK

Problems related to ShellWelcomeCenter.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 ShellWelcomeCenter.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.

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

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

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

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

If the steps did not solve your ShellWelcomeCenter.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 ShellWelcomeCenter.admx
System Windows 10
File size 1157 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 e0f3c806e0474512f077a7a55bf67d7f
SHA1 0f855f4f1ff9cafb36e951f17db6aba5d86d9b0a
SHA256 99ad0467fbcb035d3f994aa7a770386350d327e416a846c2091c240278aaaef3
CRC32 021e5b0b
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ShellWelcomeCenter.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 1153 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 9b08778f59f3d6b8e949563dfe31abda
SHA1 3a2182bbb25da38b3bdedfedb0c1064a55ce1188
SHA256 73026f9ade49f16e8620cbf9079e4e5f785a66f83350677eb19cd9d92b27bde1
CRC32 8615e506
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename ShellWelcomeCenter.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 1157 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 e0f3c806e0474512f077a7a55bf67d7f
SHA1 0f855f4f1ff9cafb36e951f17db6aba5d86d9b0a
SHA256 99ad0467fbcb035d3f994aa7a770386350d327e416a846c2091c240278aaaef3
CRC32 021e5b0b
Example file location ---
Filename ShellWelcomeCenter.admx
System Windows 8
File size 1157 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 e0f3c806e0474512f077a7a55bf67d7f
SHA1 0f855f4f1ff9cafb36e951f17db6aba5d86d9b0a
SHA256 99ad0467fbcb035d3f994aa7a770386350d327e416a846c2091c240278aaaef3
CRC32 021e5b0b
Example file location ---
Filename ShellWelcomeCenter.admx
System Windows 7
File size 1157 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 e0f3c806e0474512f077a7a55bf67d7f
SHA1 0f855f4f1ff9cafb36e951f17db6aba5d86d9b0a
SHA256 99ad0467fbcb035d3f994aa7a770386350d327e416a846c2091c240278aaaef3
CRC32 021e5b0b
Example file location ---