it started with the following entry in eventlog:
Faulting application wmiprvse.exe, version 5.2.3790.4455, faulting
module ntdll.dll, version 5.2.3790.4455, fault address 0x0001a379.
(every 10 seconds, sometimes making exchange management crash as well)
I followed the instructions on reinstalling wmi, rebuilding the
repository and restoring the repository from the installation disk
as per this link http://windowsxp.mvps.org/repairwmi.htm
Nothing changed and I was still getting the errors in my eventlog every
Then I ran wmidiag.vbs and changed the permissions of the objects that
were reported to have incorrect permissions.
Now the same crash keep showing in the eventlog (not every 10 seconds
but still frequently) as well as warnings that wmi is run with incorrect
Any advice on how to proceed would be appreciated.