SQL Server Configuration Manager, WMI Error 0x80041010

I just got this at my client, its normal message.  See it way too often, generally, I run into this when the multiple version of SQL Servers are installed.  So decided to do a bit of research on this, namely, why does it happen?  Some reasons include …

  • A SQL Server instance on the server was uninstalled inturn it uninstalled shared components relating to WMI.
  • During SQL Server installation WMI doesn’t get registered successfully.

7522_SQL_Server_Configuration_Manager_Invalid_Class_0x80041010

It’s easy to fix, as per KB956013, execute the following command and restart WMI Services.

mofcomp “%programfiles(x86)%\Microsoft SQL Server\number\Shared\sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof”

If executed successfully you should see a successful message.  If you get an error, make sure you are running the command prompt as Administrator.

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