local admx files cant see


  • hello

    I have the windows 10 admx file on my local windows 8.1 pc in the C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions folder

    under that I have

    C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US- contains adml files

    C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\PolicyDefinitions - admx files

    C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\PolicyDefinitions\en-US - more adml files.

    to many subfolders?  how can I tell if my gpmc.msc is looking at the correct location. we don't have a central store on the DCs.

    thank you

    Monday, August 31, 2015 4:14 PM


  • The default location is:
    ADMX language neutral (.admx): %systemroot%\policyDefinitions
    ADMX language specific (.adml): %systemroot%\policyDefinitions\[MUIculture]
    If you don't use central store, the Group Policy Object Editor will automatically reads and displays Administrative Template policy settings from above location.
    Try to move .adml file from C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\PolicyDefinitions\en-US to C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\en-US.


    Ethan Hua

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    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:48 AM