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(Solved) - WMIC not recognized as an internal or external command

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  • Started 3 years ago by Huisman7
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Huisman7
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I work in IT Support and have used the command WMIC many times to find out information from network computers but today I went to use it and now it's telling me it's not recognized. I tried searching the web but couldn't find anything. Can anyone help?

Posted 3 years ago
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Huisman7
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Just a quick update. I found the WMIC.exe in C:\windows\system32\wbem and if I point my cmd window to that directory, then it works. How do I fix this?

Posted 3 years ago
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Huisman7
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Sorry to do this but I fixed it. Once I realized I could run it from the wbem directory, I checked my PATH variable and it didn't exist anymore. Not sure why so I recreated it and made sure it pointed to the wbem directory. Now it's working.

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mattsk42
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What do you mean by "recreated it" specifically?

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Xhi
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