WMI-Activity Event ID 5858
What is the WMI-Activity Event ID 5858? First of all, we can learn something about Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).
WMI comes pre-installed on the system and is used to consolidate the management of devices and applications in a network. It can provide information on the status of local or remote computer systems.
When the WMI-Activity Event ID 5858 appears, the related WMI files are corrupted, therefore, causing PC performance issues, or even system crashes. To fix this WMI-Activity Event 5858, you can try the following methods.
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Fix: WMI-Activity Event ID 5858
Fix 1: Update Windows
Outdated Windows can make WMI activity fail and lead to 5858 Event ID. To update your Windows, please do as follows.
Step 1: Open Settings by pressing Win + I and click Update & Security > Windows Update.
Step 2: Click Check for updates to search for available updates; then please follow to download and install them.
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Fix 2: Run SFC & DISM Scans
If your system files are corrupted, you can try SFC and DISM scans to fix that.
Step 1: Type Command Prompt in Search and choose Run as administrator.
Step 2: Type sfc /scannow in the window and press Enter to execute the command.
When the command finishes, check if your issue has been fixed or not; or you can execute the DISM command – DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth to proceed with the fix.
Fix 3: Update Your Graphics Drivers
If you have updated your Windows to the latest version but the WMI-Activity error 5858 persists, you can update your graphics drivers.
Step 1: Right-click on the Windows icon and click Device Manager.
Step 2: Expand Display adapters and right-click on your graphics driver to choose Update driver > Search automatically for drivers.
Fix 4: Reset the WMI Repository
Sometimes, the WMI repository gets corrupted, which may result in the WMI-Activity error 5858. In this way, you can reset the WMI repository to fix the issue.
Step 1: Run Command Prompt as an administrator and copy and paste this command to press Enter – net stop winmgmt.
Step 2: Then please execute this command to verify the consistency & integrity of the Windows Management Instrumentation repository.
Step 3: If the result tells you that the WMI repository is inconsistent, please execute this command.
Step 4: Then you can repair the corrupted repository by performing this command.
Step 5: Now, you can start the service by executing this command.
net start winmgmt
After all of that, please restart your computer.
Fix 5: Perform a System Restore
If all the above methods can’t resolve your problem, you can restore your system by performing a created system restore point. This tip is just available for those who have created the point before this issue happens.
Step 1: Open Run by pressing Win + R and type rstrui to press Enter.
Step 2: Click Next and choose a restore point to click Next > Finish.
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