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QRadar: WinCollect: “MMC could not create the snap-in"



WinCollect Stand Alone deployments are showing errors when trying to open the WinCollect Configuration Console.


WinCollect Stand Alone deployments may show below error message when trying to open the WinCollect Configuration Console.

“MMC could not create the snap-in”.

MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been installed correctly.

This issue has been reported on Windows Server 2008


Invalid entries were added to the machine.config file during a Windows Update.

Resolving The Problem

To resolve the issue, please refer to this Microsoft Link where the solution is provided.

Unable To Open MMC On Windows Server 2008

Where do you find more information?

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Document Information

Modified date:
10 May 2019