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Class not registered error when starting vMix

When starting or registering vMix you may receive an error similar to the following:
 
Class not registered (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80040154 (REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG))
 
The error may also be include the words "Invalid Class" or "System.Management.MTAHelper"
or "Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {A8F03BE3-EDB7-4972-821F-AF6F8EA34884} failed due to the following error: 80131701"
 
This error occurs when a windows component called WMI is corrupt or is malfunctioning.
 
Reparing WMI can be a complicated process, so in most cases the best solution is to reinstall windows.
You can also try some of the suggestions below:
 

Last Updated: Friday, 7 December 2018 1:41:11 AM