Cannot connect to WMI provider Error

By | September 7, 2017

While opening the Sage 300 ERP, many times we are facing an issue cannot connect to WMI provider.

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In this blog we are going to discuss how to resolve this error.

SQL Server Configuration Manager screen


1. Run command prompt as Administrative rights.
2. Run “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\120\Shared\sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof “

Command prompt

3. Also note that in “.mof” file on machine is under 120 folder i.e. “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\120\Shared”. Depends on SQL version installed, you may have it in different folder. The value of that number depends on the version of SQL Server. i.e.

  1. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2014, folder 120.
  2. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 201, folder 110.
  3. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, folder 100.
  4. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2008, folder 100.
  5. If you have Microsoft SQL Server 2005, folder 90.

4. After following the process, Restart the system and login Sage 300 with Administrative right.

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