Troubleshooting Code 80041002 – Object Not Found
Introduction to Code 80041002 WMI Error
Error code, 80041002 occurs when you execute a VBScript connecting to WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation). This is a spelling error check the names of the objects. Alternatively, you could be trying to use a class that does not exist, e.g. Win32_Services. It should be the singular Win32_Service
The Symptoms You Get
You are running a WMI Script. The code does not execute as you had hoped. Instead you get a Windows Script Host message box.
The Cause of Code 80041002
Your VBScript contains a misspelled object name. Code 80041002 is an unusual Error in that a number is returned rather than ‘Syntax Error’ or other message.
Check the class definitions in the WMI section of the your script, check for extra letters, plurals can be a particular problem, e.g. system or systemS. Note: The Line: 4 Char: 1 In this case it Char: 1 is not to blame. When none of the line can execute, the error gets charged to the first character.
Example of Error Code 80041002 Script
No Specific example, but this error is very similar to:
Invalid Namespace Error: Error Code 8004100E
Invalid Class: Error Code 80041010
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- For interpreting the WSH messages check Diagnose 800 errors.
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