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How do i make MMC create snap-in for Group Policy Object Editor

Posted on 2008-11-03
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I receive this MMC could not create the snap-in error, i dont know how to rectify it.
I'm trying to connect to an Oracle 10g database via enterprise manager.

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Here are the normal steps to do it:

How To Use the Group Policy Editor to Manage Local Computer Policy in Windows XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307882
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There is this previous article:

mmc could not create the snap-in:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/2003_Server/Q_22637625.html

Which has this solution:
Install MMC 3.0 to fix the corruption in your current MMC installation and upgrade at the same time. Talk about killing 2 birds with one stone.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4C84F80B-908D-4B5D-8AA8-27B962566D9F
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Also, take a look here:

"Snap-in failed to initialize" error message when you open Microsoft Management Console:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826282

When you try to open a Microsoft Management Console snap-in that involves security policies (such as Local Security Policy, Group Policy, or Domain Security Policy), the console may not open, and you may receive an error message similar to one of the following error messages:
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thks pablovr, it works now
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