WMI Rebuilder is a comprehensive and effective software solution worth having when you need to rebuild your entire WMI repository in order to fix your SCCM environment.
There might be situations when you get stuck at ‘Please Wait’ and ‘Welcome’ screens when booting the operating system. In this manner, you are not able to access your system or your important files, so further actions cannot be performed unless you reinstall the Windows.
However, with the help of WMI Rebuilder you can easily run the hot fixes in order to fully patch up your machine and fix the issues so you can go beyond those screens.
WMI (which also stands for Windows Management Instrumentation) defines a proprietary set of specifications that allow management data to be shared between managements apps and since these repositories get bigger day by day, your machine might not work properly at some point.
Using WMI Rebuilder you can reset the WMI repository, then the hot fix will stop it from running. However, this depends on what is causing the current issue which blocks your machine on the ‘Welcome' screen. Still, you need to make sure that you run the .bat file in the Safe Mode, otherwise you might get dead screens and your system will might run slower than before.
First off, you need to login on the affected machine with a local admin account. After that, you need to locate the WMI service and access it, then change its state to Disabled from the drop-down menu. Please note that if you stop the service, it may crash your Windows, so you need to pay attention when disabling the service.
Once you have copied the batch files to a predefined folder, you need to reboot the machine and press the F8 key in order to enter the Safe Mode. WMI Rebuilder will automatically disable the necessary services and rebuild your WMI repository. Still, the process might take a while so you need to let the application to finish its work, no matter the time required for fixing your system.
Considering all of the above, WMI Rebuilder proves to be an effective solution that comes in handy for users who get stuck at the ‘Welcome’ screen each time they open their computer and need to rebuild the WMI repository in order to access their files again and make the system to run quicker.