Administrative Templates for Windows 10 Version 20H2

How to Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 Version 20H2

Microsoft has released a set of administrative templates for Windows 10 version 20H2, known as "October 2020 Update". They include a number of *.admx files to apply the Group Policy options properly.

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Administrative Templates are registry-based policy settings that appear in the Local Group Policy Editor under the Administrative Templates node of both the Computer and User Configuration nodes. This hierarchy is created when the Local Group Policy Editor reads XML-based Administrative Template files (.admx).

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Group Policy tools use Administrative template files to populate policy settings in the user interface. This allows administrators to manage registry-based policy settings.

The file set is available in the following languages:

  • cs-CZ Czech - Czech Republic
  • da-DK Danish - Denmark
  • de-DE German - Germany
  • el-GR Greek - Greece
  • en-US English - United States
  • es-ES Spanish - Spain
  • fi-FL Finnish - Finland
  • fr-FR French - France
  • hu-HU Hungarian - Hungary
  • it-IT Italian - Italy
  • ja-JP Japanese - Japan
  • ko-KR Korean - Korea
  • nb-NO Norwegian (Bokmål) - Norway
  • nl-NL Dutch - The Netherlands
  • pl-PL Polish - Poland
  • pt-BR Portuguese - Brazil
  • pt-PT Portuguese - Portugal
  • ru-RU Russian - Russia
  • sv-SE Swedish - Sweden
  • zh-CN Chinese - China
  • zh-TW Chinese - Taiwan

To Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 Version 20H2,

  1. Open your web browser.
  2. Navigate to the following page: Download Administrative Templates.
  3. Click on the Download button.Adminsitrative Templates October 2020 Update
  4. You will get an *.MSI file named Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 October 2020 Update.msi. Double-click the file to install it, and you are done.

Note: The file size is 13 Mb.

Tip: It is possible to find which Local Group Policies are applied in Windows 10 using the GUI. If you are running an edition of Windows 10 which comes the Local Group Policy Editor app, you can use it to see them quickly. See the following article:

How To See Applied Group Policies in Windows 10

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Microsoft Windows 10 version 20H2 is the successor to the May 2020 Update, version 2004 released in May 2020. Windows 10 version 20H2 is a minor update with a smaller set of enhancements focused primarily on select performance improvements, enterprise features, and quality enhancements. You can find what's new in this Windows 10 version here:

What’s new in Windows 10 version 20H2

That's it.

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