Windows 10 Administrative templates, released back in August 2015, are offered as language-neutral .admx files and language-specific .adml files used by Group Policy administrators to configure the same set of policies by using two languages. There are over 190 different administration templates included with Windows 10 and additional .admx files that can be downloaded here: Windows 10 Administrative Templates Download. Some of the additional 10 ADMX files include the following templates:
Microsoft offers 2 free reference guides to understand what the ADMX templates control; The Group Policy Settings Reference Guide and the Group Policy Search Tool
The Group Policy Settings Reference Guide is an Excel spreadsheet that lists all the information regarding available settings in Windows 10. The reference guide can be downloaded here: Group Policy Settings Reference Guide
The Group Policy search tool that is an updated cloud based app that allows administrators to View/Filter/Copy all the GPO settings. You can also filter the search tool to only display Windows 10 settings.
Windows uses a Central Store to store Administrative Templates files. Also the ADM folder is not created in a Group Policy Object (GPO) like in previous versions of Windows. This is to ensure Windows domain controllers do not store or replicate redundant copies of .adm files. The following are the steps to accomplish this:
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