Download And Install Administrative (Admx) Templates for Windows 10 Version 2004

Each version of Windows 10 comes with its own specific administrative templates to configure using the group policy editor. Likewise, you can also download and install administrative templates for Windows 10 Version 2004.

Admx templates make group policy management easier by installing pre-configured options in the group policy editor. These options can be configured using Windows Registry but it is always safe to use the group policy editor to configure system related options.

When you download and install administrative templates for Windows 10 Version 2004, you will see the following additional options added to the “Administrative Templates” sections under both Computer configuration and User configuration.

  1. Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Account Policies > Password Policy > Minimum Password Length Audit
  2. Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Account Policies > Password Policy > Relax minimum password length limits
  3. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > Logon > Turn on security key sign-in
  4. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Components > App Privacy > Let Windows apps access user movements while running in the background
  5. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Components > App Package Deployment > Prevent non-admin users from installing packaged Windows apps
  6. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Delivery Optimization > Maximum Foreground Download Bandwidth in KB/s
  7. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Delivery Optimization > Maximum Background Download Bandwidth in KB/s
  8. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Delivery Optimization > Cache Server Hostname Source
  9. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Configure which channel of Microsoft Edge to use for opening redirected sites
  10. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Components > Microsoft Defender Antivirus > MpEngine > Enable file hash for computation feature
  11. Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Windows Update for Business > Select the target Feature Update version

For further reference, you may download the group policy settings reference spreadsheet for Windows 10 May 2020 Update (2004).

You can download the admx file from the link given below. It will download an .MSI file which can be installed just by opening the file. There are no configurations required. It will automatically copy the admx files in the right folders.

Download Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 May 2020 Update.msi [12.9 MB]

You can change the language and select the language of your choice when downloading the file. The following languages are available:

  1. cs-CZ Czech – Czech Republic
  2. da-DK Danish – Denmark
  3. de-DE German – Germany
  4. el-GR Greek – Greece
  5. en-US English – United States
  6. es-ES Spanish – Spain
  7. fi-FL Finnish – Finland
  8. fr-FR French – France
  9. hu-HU Hungarian – Hungary
  10. it-IT Italian – Italy
  11. ja-JP Japanese – Japan
  12. ko-KR Korean – Korea
  13. nb-NO Norwegian (Bokmål) – Norway
  14. nl-NL Dutch – The Netherlands
  15. pl-PL Polish – Poland
  16. pt-BR Portuguese – Brazil
  17. pt-PT Portuguese – Portugal
  18. ru-RU Russian – Russia
  19. sv-SE Swedish – Sweden
  20. tr-TR Turkish – Turkey
  21. zh-CN Chinese – China
  22. zh-TW Chinese – Taiwan

To install the group policy templates, run the downloaded MSI file.

Install administrative templates admx for Windows 10 Version 2004
Install administrative templates admx for Windows 10 Version 2004

Accept Microsoft license agreement.

admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004 accept license agreement
admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004 accept license agreement

Specify a custom install location or leave as is to install on default location.

choose install location to install admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004
choose install location to install admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004

Press the Install button.

Ready to install admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004
Ready to install admx templates for Windows 10 Version 2004

After the installation is successful, go to Run –> gpedit.msc to open the group policy editor. You will be able to see the options that I listed in this article.

How do you plan to use these new options in the group policy?

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