Error Fix for appmgmts.dll
The system appmgmts.dll file is an MMC (Microsoft Management Console) extension that offers the supply settings for the Software Installation Group Policy in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. The appmgmts.dll file with version number 5.1.2600.2180 could be found in Windows Professional Service pack 2 and Windows Professional Service pack 2 Updated.
With a file size of 160,256 bytes the appmgmts.dll file was modified last December 15, 2004 on x86-based versions running Windows XP with SP1 while on Windows XP SP2 the file size is 167,936 bytes modified on the year 2004 month of October.
The whole service runs with the support of the process SvcHost.exe a Microsoft Operating System Processor responsible for handling processes the module appmgmts.dll provides. The appmgmts.dll file gives the instructions to restrict and authorize the Group Policy Project Editor (GPPE) to use snap-ins. Choosing the server to permit SnapIns is done by setting the GPPE to enable mode while disabling settings altogether will forbid SnapIns by default.
The GPPE also presents the user with the following options Configurations, Templates of Administration, Components of Windows, Restrict, and Permit Snap-ins.
Microsoft Management Console (MMC) serves as a programmatic boundary that incorporates snap-ins to the console. This program offers no management actions that snap-ins provide. It is only agreed upon in the user line extension.
There are lots of MMC extensions such as the modules appmgmts.dll, gptext.dll, fdeploy.dll, sceci.dll, dskquota.dll, and ledkcs32.dll that were created to build the Software Installation Group Policy. Without any of these programs the system will not work. All of these programs complement the system process.
Recommended fix if you are experiencing appmgmts.dll error messages:
DLL (Dynamic Link Library) files contain computer code and resources that can be used by multiple programs at the same time. This uses less system memory and helps your computer system run more efficiently. DLL files give program developers the ability to reuse code to add features to several programs without the need to write new code for each program.
There are many programs that require DLL files to function properly so when one of them is damaged or missing it will cause program crashes and poor system performance.
To fix these problems the user must replace the damaged file with a valid working version. If a working version cannot be found the user may perform a reinstallation of their operating system.
Appmgmts.dll is created by:
Known file path:
C:\Documents and Settings\XPPRESP3\appmgmts.dll
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