Weekly Tip 7

Rebuild WMI.

Sometimes, the SCCM client will not install or uninstall from a machine. Sometimes, you may have to rebuild the WMI repository. Here are the steps (notice the space in start= disabled, start= auto):

Open administrative command prompt.

Disable the WMI service: sc config winmgmt start= disabled

Stop the WMI service: net stop winmgmt

Rename the repository folder to repository.bak: C:\Windows\system32\wbem\repository

Enable the WMI service: sc config winmgmt start= auto

Reboot computer



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