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WMI as Windows Service.

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Hello!

Generally speaking in case we come across with WMI problems and can't restart the PC can we just restart WMI-Service as Windows Service? Anyway, WMI exist as Windows Service?

problem prtg wmi

Created on Apr 22, 2019 12:44:06 PM by  Vasiliy (42) 1



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Vasiliy,

Just the Windows Management Instrumentation Service is all that is needed.

Benjamin Day
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Created on Apr 22, 2019 2:28:01 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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Vasiliy,

Yes, this is a standard troubleshooting step for servers that cannot be rebooted.

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Created on Apr 22, 2019 12:47:45 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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Good, because i have same situation right now. What exactly service or list of services i need to restart?

Created on Apr 22, 2019 1:26:23 PM by  Vasiliy (42) 1



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Just the Windows Management Instrumentation Service is all that is needed.

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Created on Apr 22, 2019 2:28:01 PM by  Benjamin Day [Paessler Support]



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