Add ADMX or ADM file to Group Policy

ADMX / ADM files are addition files which allow you more policy options in GPO.

What does it mean?

Google Chrome / Office 2013 /2016:

Your IT manager asks you to apply a GPO to set default homepage to all users or he asked for blocking a feature on Office of Trust Center, by default these policies are not existing on GPO configuration.

Therefore, Microsoft and other third party products make ADMX and ADM files that allowing us to control them possibilities as well.

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to add google chrome ADM file:

Download Google Chrome ADM:

http://dl.google.com/dl/edgedl/chrome/policy/policy_templates.zip

 

These are Google’s ADM:

add ADMX ADM GPO

 

 

Open Group Policy Management and create a new GPO or Edit any other one:

add ADMX ADM GPO

After that, navigate yourself to Administrative Template right-click on it and select “Add /Remove Template

add ADMX ADM GPO

Add

Administrative Template_ADD

Open the Google Chrome folder and select ADM file:

add ADMX ADM GPO

 

add ADMX ADM GPO

 

Great, now we can apply any type of policy we want on Google Chrome:

Please navigate to “Computer Configuration < Policies < Administrative Templates : Policy …<Classic Administrative Templates (ADM)

add ADMX ADM GPO

 

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