Thoughts about setup and deployment issues, WiX, XNA, the .NET Framework and Visual Studio
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Earlier this week, I was looking into an issue reported to me via my blog, and I found a case where problems with the WMI service were causing SQL Server 2005 setup to fail. When trying to find out more information about this error, I received a set of links for a tool that can be used to diagnose and solve problems with the WMI service on a system. I wanted to post the links here to try to make it easier for people who have WMI-related issues to find them in the future: