DPM Installation Error ID:820

 

When you install DPM 2010, right after the prerequisites  verification you receive an error  “Verify that Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Service is running. if…

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in order to fix this issue, you need to reinstall WMI , this is how to do it

From an elevated Command Prompt

1. Disable and stop the WMI service.

sc config winmgmt start= disabled

net stop winmgmt

2. Rename the Repository folder under C:\Windows\System32\wbem to Repository.old

3. Run the following commands.

Winmgmt /salvagerepository %windir%\System32\wbem

4. Re-enable the WMI service and then reboot the server to see how it goes.

sc config winmgmt start= auto

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