W32Time.admx Troubleshoot and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing W32Time.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 W32Time.admx file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

W32Time.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 W32Time.admx related errors on your device. You can also download W32Time.admx file compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

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

File info

General information
Filename W32Time.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 6635
Oldest file 2008-01-21
MIME type application/xml
W32Time.admx

There are various types of errors related to W32Time.admx file. W32Time.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 W32Time.admx file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • W32Time.admx is corrupted
  • W32Time.admx cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - W32Time.admx
  • W32Time.admx file error
  • W32Time.admx file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register W32Time.admx file:
  • W32Time.admx file could not be loaded
  • W32Time.admx file doesn't exist

W32Time.admx

Error

Application could not be started because W32Time.admx file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.

OK

Problems related to W32Time.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 W32Time.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.

W32Time.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 W32Time.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 W32Time.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 W32Time.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 W32Time.admx file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the W32Time.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 W32Time.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 W32Time.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 W32Time.admx file

The last solution is to manually download and replace W32Time.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 W32Time.admx file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of W32Time.admx file example directory paths.

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

If the steps did not solve your W32Time.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 W32Time.admx
System Windows 10
File size 6635 bytes
Date 2017-03-18
File details
MD5 1f53cac1a20c5955197442c8657b67b9
SHA1 a0011c1a4819337fa96ffa6337db670f7d25d6ae
SHA256 3e0d7b5dc7bae16a453b97526b1a4ad1db605c1c2f26f6a405507cef8bca9128
CRC32 e240626e
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename W32Time.admx
System Windows 8.1
File size 6409 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 7ecdba364a8093ee02e7cb165efd27dd
SHA1 7958ba94874cf4cee99ad4c20f2d6606724f234b
SHA256 745051305576733d977947cc7c8a4c84572c52f74c299251076d3db7e43070b0
CRC32 6afa551a
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename W32Time.admx
System Windows 7
File size 6277 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 2b7c9e2654d88e08e1ab7f801f1ffdf0
SHA1 7836dd88cd461468bd0f31a00901d12fba06433d
SHA256 b3a0ccb91077bf145ce8402f84397e6cb9a9d9d511c0ade048a87ad7c45c1b24
CRC32 406b18f8
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename W32Time.admx
System Windows Vista
File size 6268 bytes
Date -0001-11-30
File details
MD5 79e8629a8f34b372e297e244aec00bcb
SHA1 1fa60b46a61c9982ac5911dd5399295564a8185f
SHA256 18ef462d89c85110399bf3afc04469bf2e30de6170372dbb06e8b84a0ce36f17
CRC32 42527eb7
Example file location C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\
Filename W32Time.admx
System Windows 8
File size 6409 bytes
Date 2012-06-02
File details
MD5 7ecdba364a8093ee02e7cb165efd27dd
SHA1 7958ba94874cf4cee99ad4c20f2d6606724f234b
SHA256 745051305576733d977947cc7c8a4c84572c52f74c299251076d3db7e43070b0
CRC32 6afa551a
Example file location ---