XP WMI Services

  crosstrainer 07:42 04 Aug 2006
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Since installing a linksys router, my wmi services have become crrupt, and I am unable to use either wireless or cabled network connections. I have rolled back to the cleanest state possible but the problem remains. Is there a way to fix this without re-installing xp?

  ArrGee 09:32 04 Aug 2006

Might be worth trying to re-load WMI
click here

  crosstrainer 10:31 04 Aug 2006

Cheers for that, I've downloaded the tools and will let you know how I get on later!

  crosstrainer 10:49 04 Aug 2006

Back again... the version of the core on the ms website is only for windows 9x not for xp... cant seem to find it in the library I guess if you cannot get back using system restore then you have to re-install xp..... any more thoughts?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:01 04 Aug 2006

To replace corrupt files in XP type

sfc /scannow

in the run box and press ok XP will scan and replace corrupt / missing files (you may need your XP CD in the drive.

  crosstrainer 11:14 04 Aug 2006

Cheers, I will try that now!

  crosstrainer 13:13 04 Aug 2006

Tried the file checker, all ok, but have tracked this down to an .net issue (I think) can enable the network adapters by right clicking and asking windows to enable the device... however, wmi still corrupt.... could be a microsoft update issue?

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