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Windows 2008 WMI CPU Load error: 80041010



Hi all,

We created a WMI CPU Load Sensor to monitor a Windows 2008 CPU status, but the following error is received:

80041010: The specified class is not valid

This issue occurred once before, and it was resolved by resigstering some WMI dll/classes, which we now forget which dll/class is.

Do you have any clue? Or any solution with this issue?

Thanks and Regards, Dorothy

80041010 cpu sensor

Created on Jan 13, 2011 7:54:15 AM

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This means that one this one particular host, the necessary WMI Class is not available or broken. Please have a look at our WMI Troubleshooting-Articles: My WMI sensors don't work. What can I do? and The Repair List for WMI problems

Created on Jan 13, 2011 4:26:02 PM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,225) 3 3



I agree your analysis. Hence, my concern is which WMI class/dll does the WMI CPU Load Sensor query. I suspect this issue can be resolved after registering these particular components.

Thanks, Dorothy

Created on Jan 14, 2011 1:45:30 AM



Dear Dorothy,

the The Repair List for WMI problems-Article lists a few options to refresh or re-register WMI-Components. We would recommend to try these in a general way, rather then searching for specific classes/components.

Best Regards.

Created on Jan 17, 2011 1:36:58 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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