How to Add Group Policy Templates (.admx) for Windows 10

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Microsoft has recently released the Windows 10 Group Policy templates (.admx) to assist organizations manage Windows 10 devices using GPO. This article describes how to install the new Windows 10 policy definitions in your domain.

Download the ADMX files Microsoft Administrative Templates for Windows 10. Also download the Windows 10 ADMX guide from Microsoft. Login to a Domain Controller in your network and find the path to your SYSVOL. If you have a Central Store the Sysvol has a different path than if it is local on one Domain Controller.

Open the msi installer to start, select next

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Select agree and next

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The default path is local, to change the path from default select browse

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If you have a Central Store for ADMX files, the location should be the same or similar to the path below, just replace <your_domain> with your domain name (domain.com). Learn more about making a Central Store here.

C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\<your_domain>\Policies\PolicyDefinitions

Select the path to install the ADMX files

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Select next

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Installation completes

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Click here to learn more about managing Group Policy AMDX files.