Service dependencies giving interface: class not registered error

Hi we have Windows Server 2003 standard edition. If i go look at dependencies of any services is administrative tools. It comes up with an error that says. "Interface: Class not registered". This happens to all the services. any ideas why this could be happening?
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You just need to repair WMI, since it's WMI that the Dependencies tab uses

Start / Run, cmd
rundll32 wbemupgd, RepairWMISetup

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TSKC-IncAuthor Commented:
it gives me an error that says "Error in Wbemupgd Missing entry:repair WMI setup"
Did you type it exactly as I put it? Ther are no spaces in "RepairWMISetup"
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TSKC-IncAuthor Commented:
yes I did type it without any spaces.
Hmmm so it may be that you need to re register the dll files and exe's

Open a cmd prompt and enter the following 3 commands
cd /d %windir%\system32\wbem
for %x in (*.dll) do RegSvr32 -s %x
for %x in (*.exe) do %x /RegServer

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Once you've done that, check your Dependencies tab, and if it's still not showing correctly, then rerun the
rundll32 wbemupgd, RepairWMISetup

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TSKC-IncAuthor Commented:
Thanks for that but I'm getting an error message. I'm attaching an image.
Thats fine - what you did was try to re-register all dll's and all exe's

Not all file though have an option to register themselves - they're just stand alone exe's - you can ignore the error lines. As you can see the first 6 registered fine

After you did that, and ran the rundll32 line again, can you now see your Dependencies?
TSKC-IncAuthor Commented:
i did run rundll32 line but I still get the same error message when trying to view the dependencies. Thanks for reply back. should I reboot?
TSKC-IncAuthor Commented:
Did not resolve issue
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