that admin pack claims to fix snap-in probs ,but after reading it again it does say run as administrator ,maybe that will help try this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826282 To resolve this behavior, add the %SystemRoot%\System32\WBEM folder to your PATH environment variable. To do so, follow these steps: Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. On the Advanced tab, click Environment Variables. Under System Variables double-click the PATH environment variable. Type: %SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\system32\WBEM Note If other system variables appear, do not remove them. Click OK, and then click OK.