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Windows 2003 WMI Software Inventory empty

Overview

Windows 2003 WMI Software Inventory does not show any data.

Environment

  • All SAM versions
  • Windows 2003

Cause

Windows 2003 does not have the Win32_Product class installed by default.

Resolution

Install the Win32_Product class:

  1. In Add or Remove Programs, click Add/Remove Windows Components.
  2. In the Windows Components Wizard, select Management and Monitoring Tools and then click Details.
  3. In the Management and Monitoring Tools dialog box, select WMI Windows Installer Provider and then click OK.
  4. Click Next.

 

Note: You will require Server 2003 or SBS 2003 – Disk 1 in the drive at the time of adding the component to your server.

 

This information is based on the following article: http://www.aidinit.com/2012/11/how-to-install-the-win32_product-wmi-class-on-windows-server-2003-and-windows-sbs-2003/

 

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