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I'm looking for a way to check whether WMI is running properly on a Windows Server 2008 machine. I'd prefer to do this by running a command. Is there any?

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or just do somethig like this at an elevated prompt

wmic os

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Thanks, that's what I was looking for. When WMI is down, it gives an error message and I can catch that pattern. – Hakan Oct 4 '11 at 15:22

WMIDiag is a good place to start.

WMI Diagnosis Utility

WMIDiag download

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