SQL 2000 Enterprise Manager: Snap-in failed to initialize

Expanding tree on any servers in Enterprise Manager MMC, I receive the following Error Message Box:

Snap-in failed to initialize
Name: Meta Data Service
CLSID: {1DBA4DD4-EB97-4FD2-AB80-9D0D4BA74034}

I found this workaround....

Copy the following directories from a valid installation:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MSDesigners98
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Repostry


Copy C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Repostry\repodbc.dll into %systemroot%\system32

Register the following DLLs with regsvr32:
%systemroot%\system32\repodbc.dll
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Repostry\repbrui.dll
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Repostry\repbr.dll
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MSDesigners98\msdt70.dll
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Vittorio Pavesi

5comments

  1. Anonymous
    4:41 PM

    That worked for me - thanks allot saved having to reinstall client tools then the sp.

    thanks gain

  2. Anonymous
    8:39 PM

    I did all those steps but still I have the same problem.

  3. Try using filemon and regmon for missing files...

  4. Anonymous
    10:12 PM

    Fixed worked great. Thanks.

  5. Anonymous
    3:54 PM

    Vittorio, Grazie!!!

    It worked like a charm!

    U DA MAN!

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