System Information


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Guest

When i click on system information, I get an error message saying,
Can't Collect Information
cannot access the windows management instrumentation software,
management files may be moved or missing.
Can anybody help me out on this. thanks
 
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Guest

Bert i have run into a bit of trouble. When i try to run wmidiag.vbs, from
the command prompt i get an error message saying, wmidiag.vbs is not
recognisad as an internet or wxternal command, operable program or batch
file. can you help. Thanks
 
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Ramesh, MS-MVP

Hi Robin,

See:

Msinfo32.exe Generates a "Can't Collect Information" Error Message:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=323209

If that does not help, try reinstalling WMI as Bert advised. Rebuilding the
WMI repository and re-registering its modules helps in most cases.

--
Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows XP Shell/User]
Windows® XP Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


When i click on system information, I get an error message saying,
Can't Collect Information
cannot access the windows management instrumentation software,
management files may be moved or missing.
Can anybody help me out on this. thanks
 
G

Guest

Bert, i have also tried the rebuild method,but my xp cd is a oem type and i
downloaded service pack 2 some time ago and dont have it my download folder.
Also can you tell me what a slipstream Windows xp cd is. Thanks
 
G

Guest

Thanks Ramesh and Bert, typed msinfo32.exe in run and got System information
to work.
 
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Bert Kinney

Glad to hear it Robin.


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Regards,
Bert Kinney MS-MVP Shell/User
http://bertk.mvps.org
Member: http://dts-l.org

Thanks Ramesh and Bert, typed msinfo32.exe in run and got System information
to work.

Ramesh said:
Hi Robin,

See:

Msinfo32.exe Generates a "Can't Collect Information" Error Message:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=323209

If that does not help, try reinstalling WMI as Bert advised. Rebuilding the
WMI repository and re-registering its modules helps in most cases.

--
Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows XP Shell/User]
Windows® XP Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


When i click on system information, I get an error message saying,
Can't Collect Information
cannot access the windows management instrumentation software,
management files may be moved or missing.
Can anybody help me out on this. thanks
 

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