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SQL Server 2005 Configuration Manager not opening

You will get below error message when you try to open SQL Server 2005 Configuration Manager. Even after restarting Windows Management Instrumentation service under services.msc this errorexists.

Cannot connect to WMI provider. You do not have permission or the server is unreachable. Note that you can only manage SQL Server 2005 servers with SQL Server Configuration Manager.
Invalid class [0x80041010].

How to resolve this issue:-

  • Open command prompt and go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared
  • Run below command

mofcomp “C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlmgmproviderxpsp2up.mof”

  • Now try to open SQL Server Configuration Manager and it will work fine.