Fix WMI Problems

Summary/Problem:

The WMI Control is corrupt or not working properly.Look in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, expand "Services and Applications", right click "WMI Control", select Properties, the status will show as failed.

Cause:

 

Solution:

Click here for more information. Alternatively, create a FixWMI.bat with the following content, and then run the batch file on the affected computer.

@echo on

cd /d c:\temp

if not exist %windir%\system32\wbem goto TryInstall

cd /d %windir%\system32\wbem

net stop winmgmt

winmgmt /kill

if exist Rep_bak rd Rep_bak /s /q

rename Repository Rep_bak

for %%i in (*.dll) do RegSvr32 -s %%i

for %%i in (*.exe) do call :FixSrv %%i

for %%i in (*.mof,*.mfl) do Mofcomp %%i

net start winmgmt

goto End

:FixSrv

if /I (%1) == (wbemcntl.exe) goto SkipSrv

if /I (%1) == (wbemtest.exe) goto SkipSrv

if /I (%1) == (mofcomp.exe) goto SkipSrv

%1 /RegServer

:SkipSrv

goto End

:TryInstall

if not exist wmicore.exe goto End

wmicore /s

net start winmgmt

:End

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12/23/2016

Dustin Larsen

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