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WMI Provider Error

The remote procedure call failed. [0x800706be]

 
  Description  
     
 

The Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Provider provides error messaging and logging. In this case a remote procedure call failed, likely from some other software (WMI is just telling you about the issue).

 
 
   
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  WMI Provider Error 

 
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  The remote procedure call failed. [0x800706be] 

 
Typical location
  C:\Windows\System32\

 
Issued By
  mmc.exe

 
OS
  Windows 7

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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Install the latest Windows software updates. Don't forget to check for non-critical updates too!

To manually get updates, open Internet Explorer (you can't use a non-Microsoft browser for updates).

For IE 8 and later: Click on Safety, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


For IE 7 and older: Click on Tools, then Windows Update. Follow the instructions.


 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 4-May-2010
 
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