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.ADM File Extension

Developer: Microsoft Group
File type: Administrative Template File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .ADM. Files with the file extension .ADM can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .ADM files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .ADM file?

ADM files are defined as Administrative Template Files, and these .adm files are related to Microsoft Group Policies, where it can be implemented as the standard format for its template data. These ADM files are executed in relation to regulation settings stored in the Windows System Registry. ADM files are also used for classifying the client interface created for system administrators under the GPO (Group Policy Object) Editor at the time of its creation. The GPO Editor applet is the major tool applied by system administrators at the time that the Group Policies were updated or created. By standards, files affixed with the .adm extension are saved in the Sysvol directory of each domain controller, with all GPO fields upholding responsibility for managing the folder known as the Group Policy Template (GPT) and its content.

how to open a .ADM file?

Launch a .ADM file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .ADM file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .ADM files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .ADM file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .ADM file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .ADM file association errors

applications that open a .ADM file

Microsoft Windows Operating System

Microsoft Windows Operating System

Microsoft Windows Operating System platforms mostly used files with .ANI extension, a graphic file format used for animated mouse cursors, which are also defined as Windows Animated Cursor. These files have the same functions with CUR file format or better known as the Static Cursor; its distinction is that being an animated cursor with the use of strings of images to show animation. The format is based on the Microsoft RIFF file format, which is utilized as storage for keeping the individual frames, which are typical Windows icons of the animation. This type of file is usually integrated in a customized theme for desktop, and is helpful to personalize the CPU system. Its final animation is designed with some icon frames are utilized for showing a single image after another to generate animation. Despite of a number of frames using the icon format, part of the stored data in the animated cursor file handle the order of the step, length, title, and the author of the animation.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .ADM files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .ADM. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.
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