During installation some errors may be received causing the product not to be installed properly or may have a corrupted WMI repository. The following are examples of such an error:
- Error 1720.There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A script required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor.
This article provides the commands to use to repair and re-register WMI components.
Repairing WMI components
Use the following command to detect and repair a corrupted WMI Repository:
rundll32 wbemupgd, RepairWMISetup
Re-registering WMI components
The .DLL and .EXE files used by WMI are located in
%windir%\system32\wbem. You might need to re-register all the .DLL and .EXE files in this directory. If you are running a 64-bit system you might also need to check for .DLLS and .EXE files in
To re-register the WMI components, run the following commands at the command prompt:
cd /d %windir%\system32\wbem
for %i in (*.dll) do RegSvr32 -s %i
for %i in (*.exe) do %i /RegServer