Add or Remove Classic Administrative Templates

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

To add or remove Classic Administrative Templates (.adm files)

  1. Open the Group Policy Management Console . Right-click the Group Policy object you want to edit and then click Edit .

  2. In the console tree, under either Computer Configuration or User Configuration , right-click Administrative Templates .

  3. Click Add/Remove Templates .

  4. Do one of the following:

    • To add a template, click Add . In the Policy Templates dialog box, click the template you want to add, and then click Open .

    • To remove a template, in the Current Policy Templates list, click the template, and then click Remove .

Additional considerations

  • To complete this procedure, you must have Edit setting permission to edit a GPO. By default, members of the Domain Administrators security group, the Enterprise Administrators security group, or the Group Policy Creator Owners security group have Edit setting permission to edit a GPO.