Agent does not report information about client
While setting up a routine MI, I came across a machine whose agent is not reporting properly. It doesn't show all the info... Just partially. Yet, AMP is connected. Here's a screen shot:
I thought that was weird, so I uninstalled the agent and reinstalled. Same thing, and now I had an extra entry within my inventory list. I tried again, this time uninstalling the agent, then removing HKLM-Software-Dell-Kace thinking something was left behind (but the entry looked empty...) I also removed the directory left behind at Program Files-Dell. Rebooted, and reinstalled the agent. No change, and now I have three entries.
I then did the same process of uninstalling and removing the leftovers, and then deleted the entries from the Inventory screen, thinking maybe something in the K1 database was goofy. No change.... Machine entry shows, but information is (very) incomplete and I can't push software.
I assume this is a machine problem... But I'm not sure what else I can remove on the machine to give a clean install of the client. Any ideas anyone?
Your issue is usually related to WMI being corrupt.
Delete the multiple instances of the machine. This might help to see if you have others: http://www.kace.com/support/resources/kb/article/Understanding-and-Dealing-With-Duplicate-Machines-In-Inventory?action=artikel&cat=3&id=673&artlang=en
A for effort... But no dice.
Wildwolfay: No, we aren't using any AVG products. We have ESET as our antivirus. Just for good measure, I uninstalled that and tried again. No luck. I don't believe it's ESET related, as I feel I'd be seeing it on more machines that just this one (out of nearly 5000). Good try though!
jknox: I followed the steps in your first link, and no luck. Tried the second and third links, but they didn't seem to work (maybe older instructions for XP?) I then uninstalled the agent, and tried the first link again, thinking maybe I needed a reinstall to make it work. Nope, same thing.
I don't think I mentioned, but this is a Win 7 32 bit install. Previously (long ago) I saw the issue of not a full inventory screen every once in a while, and I was able to reinstall the client and that solved it. (not on this specific machine, I'm just using an example) At that time, my thinking was that when the client got upgraded (say from 5.3 to 5.4), it just didn't get fully installed for some reason. Now, this issue on this specific machine seems to be more involved.
Thanks for any other ideas you may have.
Thanks bblank05... But as you can see by my original post, I already did your suggestions. I have uninstalled the client on the PC and removed it from inventory in kbox. No difference when I reinstall.
I still think something is left on the client machine that just won't go away... But I can't figure out what. Thanks though. Any other ideas?