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WMI Error I have a eMachines T6216 and I ran the network diagnostics test on the computer. When I ran it, everything failed except for Default Outlook Express Mail. It stated that it have a WMI Error (Unable to connect to WMI service '\.rootcimv2' ). I am unable to pull up any of the system information because it states that it cannot access the Windows Management Instrumentation software. Windows Management files may be moved or missing. What can I do, to fix this problem?


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I'm pretty sure you have a failing hard drive. Try dowlnloading diskeeper 2009 trial & see what it shows for fragmentation of the drive. Run the program & defrag the drive. If that doesn't help you can look for a program called tuff test & check the drive that way. That's the sure fire way to find out. If the drive passes tuff test then back up your important stuff & reformat & re-install the os. Use google to find tuff test. Good luck!
Hi stepgnarly

From Start > Run type

services.msc

press enter

Make sure the following services have started and have a startup type of Automatic.

Windows Event Log
Windows Management Instrumentation
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

Once they are started try the diagnnostics again

Does this help?
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