A solution in another thread stated:
Right-click Command Prompt and Run as Administrator. Type the following
If the system returns "WMI repository is not consistent", run this command:
The first time you run this it will fail. (It will issue stop commands to
the services causing it to fail. It might take a couple minutes for the
services to shut down). Run the command again. You actually may have to
run it 3 times before it finally runs and completes on its own.
Reboot your system.
"tuckers" <tuckers.2qgzbj@DoNotSpam.com> wrote in message
> I also have this problem, but with different antivirus (Kaspersky). I
> think it started when I installed a second graphics card.
> I have tried this solution and I get the response: Access is denied. I
> tried running cmd.exe as adminstrator, and it still gave me the error.
> Going in through explorer and doing a rename gives me this message:
> You need permission to do this action".
> I am logged in with my admin account.
> I may try to run in Safe Mode with command prompt to do this.
> Any solutions?
So I did so, however, it did not work for me unlike for the others.
> Please explain what you mean by "resetting/renaming the repository." This
> machine is obviously not in its default state. What have you done to it since
> you installed it?
> Your question may already be answered in Windows Vista Security:
> "ArcyQwerty" wrote:
> > When booting Vista, one admin can log on whereas another cannot. Limited
> > users can not log in at all. When one cannot log in, the screen goes black
> > although ctrl+alt+del combination still functions to start task manager or to
> > log off. When the admin that cannot log in arrives at the black screen, task
> > manager can run explorer only if it is started with the admin token. The
> > other admin can log in without problems. Windows also does not detect that
> > McAfee and Windows Defender are runnning and returns a problem in the
> > Security Center.
> > I have tried reseting/renaming the repository and deleting and creating new
> > accounts. New accounts face the same problem.