Operating System Availability of WMI Components
The following components may be optional or not present on different operating systems.
The Windows Installer provider is available by default on 32-bit operating systems. On 64-bit operating systems, the provider is an optional component.
Windows Server 2003: The Windows Installer provider—also known as the MSI provider—is included on the CD as an optional Windows component that you can install using Control Panel.
The SNMP service is an optional component and is not enabled by default. You can enable the SNMP service and the WMI SNMP Provider through Control Panel. Be aware that the SNMP service must be enabled and running for the WMI SNMP provider to work. For more information about installation and setup, see Setting up the WMI SNMP Environment.