Solved

WMI service grayed out Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2014-04-01
5
96 Views
Last Modified: 2015-06-24
I upgraded a 2003 R2 server to Server 2008 R2. Before the upgrade, the WMI service was fully accessible. After the upgrade, it is grayed out. Can't install anything now that uses the windows installer. UAC or firewall are not the issue (turned off). Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:AskJeeves2112
5 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:DMTechGrooup
ID: 39969551
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Pramod Ubhe
ID: 39977772
From an elevated Command Prompt, complete the following steps and post the results:

1.      net stop winmgmt <Enter>

2.      Winmgmt /salvagerepository %windir%\System32\wbem <Enter>

3.      net start winmgmt <Enter>

4.      exit <Enter>
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
AskJeeves2112 earned 0 total points
ID: 39979062
Thanks all - I dropped it out of the domain into workgroup and was able to fully access the service. I appreciate the responses.
0
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Seth Simmons
ID: 40848209
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Learn about cloud computing and its benefits for small business owners.
The recent Microsoft changes on update philosophy for Windows pre-10 and their impact on existing WSUS implementations.
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now