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SQL Configuration Manager WMI issue

SQL Configuration Manager WMI issue

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If you see this specific issue while launching SQL Configuration Manager, you can follow the workaround specified in this blog post




Open Command Windows as Elevated administrator user

cd %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Shared

mofcomp sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof



Re launch SQL Configuration manager. Now you should be able to open up SQL Configuration Manager. If you still have issues, please report to



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  • I have had this several times, have had these instructions in my notes for a while now... this is a great one to get you out of trouble.

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