How do I restart WMI service?
To start Winmgmt Service At a command prompt, enter net start winmgmt [/]. For more information about the switches that are available, see winmgmt. You use the built-in Administrator account or an account in the Administrators group running with elevated rights to start the WMI service.
What does the WMI service do?
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is a set of specifications from Microsoft for consolidating the management of devices and applications in a network from Windows computing systems. WMI provides users with information about the status of local or remote computer systems.
Can you disable WMI?
1.In the Control Panel, click Security and then click Windows Firewall. 3.In the Exceptions window, select the check box for Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to enable WMI traffic through the firewall. To disable WMI traffic, clear the check box.
How to check if a WMI repository is corrupted?
WMI CONTROL > PROPERTIES > SECURITY > expand ROOT structure to note missing/repeating namespaces. 2464876 The WMI repository is corrupted on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
Are there any hotfixes for the WMI service?
Due to the volume of support incidents handled by Microsoft Support Services for issues related to the following hotfixes, these are recommended for installation for the platforms indicated below. These hotfixes are associated with the operation and functionality of the WMI service and its related components.
What is WMI error code 0x80041001?
2464876 The WMI repository is corrupted on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista 2692929 0x80041001 error when the Win32_Environment WMI class is queried by multiple requestors in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 2617858 Unexpectedly slow startup or logon process in Windows Server 2008 R2 or in Windows 7