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How to Start/Stop Windows Management Instrumentation service

Service name: Winmgmt

Display name: Windows Management Instrumentation


Description:

Provides a common interface and object model to access management information about operating system, devices, applications and
services. If this service is stopped, most Windows-based software will not function properly. If this service is disabled, any services that
explicitly depend on it will fail to start.


Path to executable:

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

Type services.msc and press Enter

Locate Windows Management Instrumentation service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Management Instrumentation service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Management Instrumentation service from Services.msc

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Search programs and files